Lakeland Westchester Classic 2023

2023 — NY/US

Events offered

Varsity Policy (semis TOC bid) LIVE $80/TEAM
-- We will accept a limited number (at Stefan's discretion) of varsity PF teams to debate virtually against the live teams ("hybrid") if those teams have one bid
Novice Policy LIVE $80/TEAM
MS Policy LIVE $80/TEAM
Novice PF LIVE $80/TEAM
JV PF LIVE $80/TEAM
Varsity PF (finals TOC bid) LIVE $80/TEAM
---- We will accept a limited number (at Stefan's discretion) of varsity PF teams to debate virtually against the live teams ("hybrid")if those teams have one bid
Open PF Online ($30/team)
Varsity LD LIVE $80/TEAM
Novice LD LIVE $80/TEAM
Middle School PF ONLINE DIVISION $30/TEAM
Middle School PF LIVE NATIONAL TOPIC $80/TEAM

Middle School PF LIVE NYCUDL FEBRUARY TOPIC $40/TEAM
Middle School Parli LIVE $40/TEAM

There is an additional per institution fee of $75.00
If schools bring non-judges observers (it's usually parents in this category) there is an additional $25/person fee for those individuals

Immersive/Virtual Reality Tournament

We are exploring hosting an immersive/virtual reality division on Sunday, March 5th. If you are interested in having your students participate, please fill out this form. There will be no fee for this division.

Topics

Policy: NATO Topic
LD: NSDA February Topic
PF: HS divisions will use the national topic
MS: MS divisions will use the February topic except for students who wish to register in the NYCUDL division
Parli: Parli participants have two tournament options
(A) Friday-Saturday. On Friday evening there will be two EXTEMP topic rounds
(B) Saturday. There will be 2 rounds usingtwo pre-prepared topics. One of the topics will be one the students debated before and the other one will be unique to the tournament

There will be separate awards based on the Friday and Saturday results, so students can choose to participate on Saturday only if they wish.

Schedule Information

Please not that as of 12/12/22, this schedule information is tentative. The schedule will be close to this, but we may make some slight adjustments as we return to live.

All PF and MS Parli will be held in Lakeland Copper Beach Middle School

3417 Old Yorktown Rd, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

All Policy and LD will be held in Lakeland High School.

1349 E Main St, Shrub Oak, NY 10588

Hotels

Given that people have been self-sufficient with reservations, we have not made a hotel block.

We suggest . thePeekskill Holiday Inn(fills up quickly) and any hotel inFishkill, NY.

Hotel transport

We can provide limited (there are a limited # of seats available) from each of the schoolstothe hotels onFridaynight andfrom the hotels Saturday morning. Usethis form to register. It is $25/seat round trip. Registration must be completed by February 15th and fees are locked-in at that time.

Schedules

Please note that there is noregistrationin the buildings on arrival. Any changes MUST be made on your phone or computer before you leave school to come to Lakeland or on the way. Wewill nottake any additional students you bring if you fail to register them before you arrive. If you fail to drop any students before you arrive at Lakeland, there is a $75/student drop fee. When you arrive at Lakeland your students will go straight to their debates.

Public Forum is held at Lakeland Copper Beach Middle School.

*ALL PF IS IN THE MIDDLE SCHOOL

Friday -- PF Novice/V/JV

4:15 R1 Novice/JV (preset)

5:15 R1 V (preset)

6:15 R2 V (preset)

7:15 R2 N/JV (preset)

8:15 R3 V (power paired)
9:15 R3 N/JV (power paired)

Pizza will be available in off flights starting at 5:30

Dinner: 5:30-7:30

Friday -- PF MS

4:30 -- R1 Double Flighted
6:30 . -- Dinner
7:15 -- R2 Double Flighted

Saturday -- Friday -- PF Novice/V/JV

8:00 R4 Varsity
9:00 R4 Novice/JV
10:00 R5 Varsity
11:00 R5 Novice/JV
12:00 R6 Varsity
1:00 R6 Novice/JV

2:00 Elim #1 (double flighted)double octos
5:30 Elim #2 (single)octos
6:30 Elim #3 (single)quarters

7:30 Elim #4 (single)semis
8:30 Elim #5 (single)finals

Lunch available 11-1 Saturday during off flights

Saturday -- PF MS

8:00am -- R3 Double Flighted
10:30am -- R4 Double Flighted

1pm -- R5 Double Flighted

3:30 -- Elim #1
6pm -- Elim #2

7pm -- Elim #3
8pm -- Elim #4
9pm -- Elim #5 (as needed)

Pizza will be available in off flights (5:30-7:30)

MS PARLI

FRIDAY
4:30 Round 1 Prep

4:50 Round 1 (guaranteed)
6:30 Round 2 Prep
6:50 Round 2 (guaranteed)

Dinner available during Round 2 off-flights

SATURDAY

7:45 Round 3 prep

8:05am Round 3 (guaranteed, power-paired)
11am Round 4 Prep
11:20 Round 4 (guaranteed, power-paired)
1:00pm Mixer/Partial Octo Prep
1:20pm Partial Octos (simultaneous)
3:00 Quarter-final Prep
3:20 Quarter-finals
4:00 Semi-finals Prep
4:20 Semi-finals
5:00 Finals prep
5:20 Finals and awards

Lunch available during Octo/Mixer off-flights

POLICY & LD

Please note that there is no registrationin the buildings on arrival. Any changes MUST be made on your phone or computer before you leave school to come to Lakeland or on the way. We will not take any additional students you bring if you fail to register them before you arrive. If you fail to drop any students before you arrive at Lakeland, there is a $75/student drop fee. When you arrive at Lakeland your students will go straight to their debates.

All Policy is in the High School

2:10 PM -- ARRIVE AT THE BUILDINGS

2:30 – pairings


3pm – Round 1 (all events)

5:30 pm – Round 2 (all events)

6:30-8:00 – Dinner (included)

8:00 pm – Round 3

Saturday, March 4

7:45 – R4 all events


11am – R5 – all events


1-2pm -- lunch


2pm – R6 –HS policy

1st elim in other events, elims in all other events will continue throughout the day.

Elims in all events except varsity policy will conclude on Saturday.

5pm – 1st elim policy (top 16 in varsity and (All 4-2 teams in novice policy)


6pm -- 2nd elim in novice policy

7:30 – 2nd elim policy
 varsity policy

8pm -- least elim in novice policy

Quad champions in novice policy

Sunday 8am

Remaining elims in varsity policy

Under no circumstances will we hold up the tournament for a school that arrives late, no matter how many entries they have.

Parli schedule

Friday

4:30 PM -- Opening meeting/registration confirmation
6pm: Extemp Round 1
7pm: Extemp Round 2

Saturday Schedule

9am -- Registration
9:30 -- Opening Meeting
10:30 R1
11:30 R2
12:30 Lunch
1:30 R3
2:30 R4