CUSDC 2 Carbon

2017 — Price, UT/US

2017-18 Central Utah Speech and Debate Circuit - Carbon


Thank all of you for your interest in the inaugural CUSDC. This Circuit is meant to bring more and better speech and debate experiences to the students of Central Utah. Though all are invited to attend. The circuit will have cumulative awards at the end of year as well as awards for each tournament. Please read the entire invite for details on each tournament.


Thank you,


Jacob Neilson

CUSDC Director


Dates: December 2, 2017

Location: Carbon High School, Price, UT


Events: IEs: Original Oratory, Impromptu Speaking, Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking, Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking, and Spontaneous Argumentation (Debate format)

Debate: Lincoln Douglas Debate, Public Forum Debate, Policy Debate and Student Congress.


Double Entry: May enter in one event in each pattern


Judges: 1 judge for every 6 IE entries

1 judge for every 4 Debate entries



Fees:   $15 school fee

$4 per student per event

$25 for each round missed by non-hired judge

$25 drop fee after deadline


Food: Judges/Coaches- Snacks and Lunch on Saturday.

Students - Concessions will be available to purchase from the host school.


Topics: LD - November/December Topic Resolved: Wealthy nations have an obligation to provide development assistance to other nations.


PF - December Topic Resolved:


Policy - Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its funding and/or regulation of elementary and/or secondary education in the United States.



Sat. 7:00-7:55 am Registration

8:00-9:30 am IE Round 1 (Imp, FX, NX, OO, SpAr)

9:30-11:30 am Debate Round 1 (Policy, LD, PF, SC)

11:30-1:00 pm IE Round 2

1:00-3:00 pm Debate Round 2 (Powermatched)

3:00-4:30 pm IE Round 3

4:30-6:30 pm Debate Round 3 (Powermatched)

6:45 pm Awards

Awards - medals will be given for 1st-3rd in each event.