Jack Howe Memorial Tournament

2021 — NSDA Campus, CA/US

World Schools Event

Thank you for participating in World Schools Debate at the Jack Howe Invitational. This event will be held as a supplemental event starting Sunday at 1:00 pm. There will be 3 preliminary rounds followed by a final round. The preliminary rounds will use prepared motions and the final round will use an impromptu motion. Round 1 and 2 will have the same topic and have teams debate both sides of the resolution between the 2 rounds. The tournament will follow NSDA World Schools Debate Rules and Regulations. (https://www.speechanddebate.org/wp-content/uploads/USWSDI-Manual-2018-2019.pdf ) Teams will require 3 to 5 participants from the same institution. Teams should register their World Schools debate teams on Tabroom.com prior to the beginning of the tournament. Teams will be able to re register the specific individuals participating on their school’s World Schools debate teams once debate breaks are announced on Sunday. Specific World Schools Debate related questions can be directed to mmurray319@gmail.com .

All the best,

Michael Murray


Round 1:This House believes predictive policing is unjust.

Round 2:This House believes predictive policing is unjust. (Flip sides)

Round 3: This House would prioritize environmental protection over economic growth

Finals: Impromptu


Topics Areas 


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.



Sunday (9/19)

11:45 AM to 12:45 PM         Re-Registration  

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM             Round 1

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM             Round 2

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM             Round 3

5:30 PM to 7:00 PM             Final Round

Entry fee: 70 Dollars

uncovered /fines: 

Uncovered judge fee 150.00 

Judge no show (prelim and elim) 40.00 


Zoom Room for Tab--  https://csulb.zoom.us/j/94610161660

Name of person (s) tabbing : Michael Murray