Young Lawyers

2017 — Salt Lake City, UT/US

(Co-sponsored by the Litigation Division and the Young Lawyers of the Utah State Bar Association)

The Tournament will include 5 preliminary rounds with novice and open divisions in 3 events, policy, LD and public forum.  Because of space limitations there is a 6 entrant maximum in any division of any event.  However there will be a wait list.  Judging requirements are 1 judge per 2 policy teams or part thereof and 1 judge per 3 in LD and PF.  Varsity Debaters who are Juniors or seniors may judge the novice divisions.  Policy will use the 2017-2018 national topic and novice division will follow Utah state mandates. Open and Novice Lincoln Douglas will use the September/October topic. Public Forum will use the October topic.  Final rounds will be judged by panels of Lawyers from the Utah State Bar Association.  Cost will be $30.00 per school, $14.00 per policy and PF Team, and $7.00 per LD competitor.  Check in will begin at 3:00 p.m.  


Judges meeting will begin at 3:15 p.m.



Friday, October 13th

3:00-3:20     Check-in pay fees- Welcome and housekeeping info in the commons

3:30               Round 1 all events

5:30               Round 2 all events

7:30               Round 3 all events


Saturday, October 14th

8:00am               Round 4 all events

10:00am            Round 5 all events

11:30-12:30pm   Lunch Break

12:30pm           Quarterfinals all events

2:30pm               Semifinals all events

4:30pm               Finals all events