Southern States Middle School Speech and Debate Championship

2021 — NSDA Campus, US


All times are in Central Time Zone

9:30 am - Opening Assembly. Students, coaches, and parents are invited. We will have some opening remarks and a keynote speaker (Scott Wunn, NSDA Executive Director). Link to Opening Assembly

10:30 am - Round 1/Session 1 (Congress)

1:00 pm - Round 2

1:45 pm - Session 2 (Congress)

3:30 pm - Round 3

4:45 pm - Session 3 (Congress)

5:45 pm - Round 4

Extemp draw will begin 30 min before the round start time

World Schools will use the same Prepared motion for Rounds 1 and 2 (switch sides in Round 2). Rounds 3 and 4 will use an Impromptu motion with motion release being 1 hour before round start time.

Extemp Debate topics will be released 30 min before the Flight A round start time. Extemp Debate will be double flighted.

LD and PF will be single flighted.

We may have an awards program after the final round

This schedule supports down time between each round for students and judges to get away from computer screens and eat some food on their own schedule. Debate judges are permitted to provide oral comments after each round, but please keep them brief so students can still enjoy a break before the next round.