Laker Debate Middle School Tournament

2023 — South Ogden, UT/US

Laker Speech & Debate Middle School Tournament

October 19, 2023

Bonneville High School, 251 E 4800 S Washington Terrace, UT 84405

Bonneville High School Speech and Debate is excited to invite you to the first Laker Middle School Tournament to kick off the Northern Utah Middle School Tournament Circuit.

Events and Divisions

  • Debate Events:

    • Lincoln Douglas

    • Policy

  • Speech Events:

    • Original Oratory

    • Extemporaneous Speaking

    • Interpretation (DI & HI)


  • 3:00-3:30pm: Registration

  • 3:30-4:30pm: Speech and LD Round 1

  • 3:30-5:00pm: Policy Round 1

  • 4:45-5:45pm: Speech and LD Round 2

  • 5:30-7:00pm: Policy Round 2

  • 6:00-7:00pm: Speech and LD Round 3

  • 7:30pm: Awards

Topics (Debate topics from UDCA):

LD: Resolved: Justice requires open borders for human migration.

Policy: The United States Federal Government should substantially increase fiscal redistribution in the United States by adopting a federal jobs guarantee, expanding Social Security, and/or providing a basic income.

Extemp: We will be using the September NSDA Extemp Questions


Teams are expected to provide 1 judge for every 2 debate entries and 1 judge for every 6 speech entries. Extra judges are always welcome and appreciated.

  • We will be using online Tabroom Ballots. All judges need to be registered through Tabroom.


  • $15 per team

  • $4 per individual entry


  • All postings will be made on Tabroom. There will be no printed postings. Please make sure that your student has a device through which they can access their posting. Or be prepared to access the postings and give them to students.


  • Concessions will be available for students. We have a wide variety of snacks available for purchase.


Stephanie Heath

Dr. Stephanie Heath

Head Coach

Bonneville High School Speech & Debate