Jack Howe Memorial Tournament 2021

2021 — Online, CA/US

LD TOC and JV LD Events (NSDA/TOC events)

Description of event/times (s)

Please refer to the differences between TOC and California or CHSSA Lincoln Douglas debate divisions.

Topic: Lincoln-Douglas Debate – 2021 September/October Topic

Resolved: The member nations of the World Trade Organization ought to reduce intellectual property protections for medicines.

Bid Level: Semifinal Round


Students in preliminary rounds will advance based on the following method or tiebreakers:

1. Total wins in preliminary rounds,

2. Opposition seed based on preliminary rounds,

3. Team speaker points from all preliminary rounds except the highest and lowest preliminary round,

4. Total team speaker points,

5. Head to head decision (if the teams previously met in preliminary rounds), and

6. Coinflip.


Saturday (9/18)

7:00 AM        Registration

8:00 AM        Round 1

10:00 AM      Round 2

12:00 PM       Lunch

1:30 PM         Round 3

4:00 PM         Round 4


Sunday (9/19)

8:00 AM        Round 5

11:00 AM      Round 6

2:00 PM        Double Octos (top 32 teams with at least 4 wins in OPEN) or (Quarters/Semis of JV)

Speaker Awards will be announced prior to Octos

5:00 PM Octos (Double Flight)

Numbers in JV will determine their schedule 


Monday (9/20)

9:00 AM        Quarters (Single Flight)

11:00 AM       Semis (Single Flight)

1:00 PM         Finals

Entry fee / uncovered /fines

Junior Lincoln Douglas             $60

TOC Lincoln-Douglas               $100

Uncovered Judge Fee Debate   $350

Uncovered Judge Fee I.E.        $350

Fines for Late Drops                 $15

Prelim Judge No show               $50


Elim Judge No Show                 $75

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