Rufus King 2016

2016 — WI/US

2016 Rufus King Debate Tournament: Saturday, Sept. 24th

1801 W Olive Milwaukee, WI


Divisions: Varsity Policy, Novice Policy, LD, & PF. Middle School debate is welcome in the novice division. Novice means first year high school competitor. This will be a DQ offense. In Policy Debate, please keep any oral comments after the round to a minimum. Policy debate prep time is 5 minutes for novice, 8 minutes for varsity.


Topics: Policy-Engagement with China     LD-Nuclear Power   PF- Probable Cause in searching students


Judge Requirements: 1 judge per 1-2 VCX/NCX/LD/PF entries or any fraction thereof

1 judge may cover 1 LD & 1 PF entry—we’ll assume they can judge both unless you specify otherwise.


Tentative Schedule: Registration: Room 200     Policy 7:40-8:15     LD/PF 8:15-8:45        

*Please note that if you are not at the school to register by 8:15 (VSS/NSS) or 8:45 (LD/PF) and I haven’t received a phone call from you at ­­­­414-267-0870, we will start dropping your teams in the computer.* 



Rd 1- 9:15         LUNCH after

Rd 2- 10:00            Rd 4

Rd 3- 10:45       Rd 5- 1:00

Rd 4- 11:30

·   Please have students stay in Cafeteria

·   Judges Lounge: Library

·   Tab: Room 200

Rd 1- 8:30

Rd 2- 10:30


Rd 3- 1:15

Awards-3:30 in cafeteria

Drop off and pick up at the main entrance [18th and Olive] ONLY. No exterior doors will be unlocked the entire day & this will be the only manned entrance on Saturday beginning at 7:30.


Fees:    VCX/NCX: $30 per entry        LD/PF: $20 per entry

Make checks payable to Rufus King Debate. If mailing, please send to:

Rufus King High School 

Attn: Dean Graf-Debate

1801 W. Olive

Milwaukee, WI 53209


Fees are locked as of Sept 22nd at 6 pm, plus any fees from adding teams or missing judges. If you do not bring the required amount of judges, I reserve the right to either charge you $125 per missing judge or unregister your teams until the judges you have present are enough to cover your obligation. There will be very few, if any, extra judges available.


Registration: Registration deadline is Thursday, Sept 22nd by 6pm. Use You should be able to change names and drop people until Friday evening. Let me know if you have problems. If you have adds after the deadline, email them to me and I’ll add them if there’s still space. Confirm your registration (even if you have no changes) between 7:30-7:45 am on Saturday by calling 414-267-0870.


Food: Lunch will be subs from Subway. If students or adults have special dietary restrictions, please let me know ASAP so that accommodations can be made.


Thank you for your interest in our tournament, we are very excited! Please contact me with any questions you have! 414-202-5619,, or on facebook. Otherwise, we’ll see you on Sept. 24th.


See you soon! :)


Stephanie King & Rufus King’s Coaching Staff