Polar Bear Open

2023 — Des Moines, IA/US

Welcome to the Polar Bear Open!

Schedule of Events:

Friday, November 17th

Speech Events

Round 1: 5:15pm

Round 2: 6:45pm

Round 3: 8:00pm

Saturday, November 18th

Debate Events

Debate Round 1: 8:00am

Debate Round 2: 9:15am

Debate Round 3: 11:00am

Debate Round 4: 12:30pm

Debate Round 5: 2:00pm

Quarterfinals: 3:30pm

Semifinals: 5:00pm

Finals: 6:15pm


Session 1: 9:00-11:30am

*Lunch Break*

Session 2: 12:30-3:00pm

Food Information:

We will be running a cash-only concession stand both days of the event. There are also several restaurants nearby.

Please direct questions to TJ Miller at theresa.miller@dmschools.org