2024 — Moore, OK/US
Camp Smilodon 2024
Feb. 23-24, 2024
Southmoore High School Speech & Debate
Welcome Campers to the 5th ever Camp Smilodon!!!
We will be hosting all OSSAA qualifying events for 5A and 6A, as well as a full range of championship events. Sweepstakes awards will be given in 5A, 6A, and Champs. We will also have Novice LD and Novice PF, but no Novice Sweeps awards.
Any 6A student who is previously qualified to the Regional tournament in any event this season must enter the championship division should they choose to compete in that event at our tournament.
PLEASE NOTE - All Champs Division Debate will be using the March/April Topics
You can register for Camp Smilodon through Tabroom at http://smilodon.tabroom.com/ or by searching “Camp Smilodon”.
Entries are due by 5pm Tuesday, Feb. 20. New entries will not be accepted after Feb. 20.
Judges, drops, and name changes are due by 5pm Wednesday, Feb. 21 and fees and obligations freeze at 6pm that night. Any entries dropped after this date will be fined according to OSSAA guidelines.
Resolutions for all divisions of debate will be the following
Policy (‘23-’24 Resolution)
Resolved: 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.
Qualifying and Novice Lincoln-Douglas (Jan/Feb ‘24 Resolution)
Resolved: The United States ought to substantially reduce its military presence in the West Asia-North Africa region.
Qualifying and Novice Public Forum (Jan ‘24 Resolution
Resolved: The United States federal government should ban single-use plastics.
Champs Lincoln-Douglas (March/April '24 Resolution)
Resolved: The primary objective of the United States criminal justice system ought to be rehabilitation.
Champs Public Forum (March '24 Resolution)
Resolved: In the United States, collegiate student-athletes should be classified as employees of their educational institution.
We will be utilizing online balloting through Tabroom. Please make sure all your judges are set up on Tabroom and that everyone brings a device (computer, tablet, phone, etc.) on which to enter ballots.
MPS offers guest WiFi services in all schools. However, this is still a public school, so the guest WiFi isn’t great! We will not be able to offer hotspots so it may not be a bad idea to bring your own if you have one.
Judging Requirements adhere to OSSAA rules. Judges must be confirmed by 5pm on Wednesday. Please ensure that you indicate conflicts or gaps in your judges availability on your judging notes. If you need help with this, please email me!
Any school who fails to meet their required judge burden may be asked to trim entries in order to reflect the judges they are bringing.
We will have a fully stocked concession stand and Judges’ Lounge for both Friday and Saturday. We will also be making S'Mores!
Extemp draw and the awards ceremony will be held in the SHS theater – food and drink (except bottled water) is not permitted in our theater. Please eat beforehand and dispose of all food and drink before entering the theater.
Registration will start at 1:30pm in the Lecture Center. Teams and judges should arrive no later than 3:00pm and will need to wait in the Lecture Center until school dismisses. Buses can drop off in our North parking lot, Door 18.
Classes dismiss at 3:05pm and debate rounds will start promptly at 3:30pm. Any judges arriving after rounds begin can park in the front of the building, door 1 or where the buses dropped off, door 18.
I recommend telling your bus drivers to pick you up at door Friday evening!
Registration will begin at 7:15am, rounds will begin at 8am. Judges should be ON CAMPUS by 7:45 a.m. and report directly to their rounds. Van parking and entrance location will be the front of the building, door 1. Buses can drop off and park in the student lot behind the school.
Wifi:We will have guest wifi. The wifi name is MPS_One, username will be mpsguest26 and password will be fr@Y-M5P
Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me at email@example.com!