The Adelante International World Schools Debate Tournament
2024 — Miami, FL/US
The ADELANTE INTERNATIONAL
A BILINGUAL WORLD SCHOOLS DEBATE TOURNAMENT
Christopher Columbus High School, MIAMI FL January 18-20, 2024
Team Cap: Member Countries are invited to register up to 4 teams (3-5 debaters, 1 judge per
2 teams, 1 coach per delegation). Judges and coaches can be the same individual.
Divisions: Novice: Students in their first year of debate or junior high level.
Español: Students interested in competing only in spanish. This will be an open division. Competitors are eligible so long as they are 19 or younger by the end of the tournament.
Varsity: Students who have been competing beyond a year, enrolled at a high school debate program, competing in English.
Food: We provide all meals during competition schedule
Rounds:5 Debate Rounds, quarters; semi-finals and finals.
Format: Debates will be in Worlds Schools Debate Format
Motions: Prepared Motions posted on the SCHEDULE tab a month before the tournament.
Judges:Experienced Worlds Schools graduate debaters and trained judges per delegation.
Training will be mandatory prior to the first round. All delegations have to be accompanied by at
least one person who is over 18 and will be judging at the tournament.
LOCATION: 3000 SW 87th Ave Miami, Florida 33155
(Located about 25 minutes west of MIA airport/Miami, FL)
HOTEL INFORMATION email for needsAdelantewsd@gmail.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tournament Participant Fee- $200/per team (Teams traveling internationally qualify for their fees to be waived or subsidized. Please contact the tournament chair for more information)Teams that register before October will receive a 10% discount.
Fees include entry and meals during the tournament
Teams will be waitlisted until approved by host
Adelante T-shirts $20
January 18, Thursday starting at 3pm Round 1 Impromptu and Round 2 Prepared & Round 3 Prepared
January 19, Friday starting at 3pm Rounds 4 Impromptu and 5 Prepared
Cultural Exchange party and Latin Heritage Night (Salsa Dancing, Live band, Cuisine from 8 different countries)
January 20, Saturday – Quarters; Semis and Finals @ Fairchild Botanical Gardens