Damus Hollywood Invitational and USC Round Robin

2017 — Sherman Oaks, CA/US

Important Deadlines


While there is not an official deadline to enter the tournament, we operate on a “first come, first serve” basis and we will probably fill all space at the tournament.  As a result, each school should send in its entries as soon as possible.

Please pay careful attention to the below deadlines to avoid paying any penalties and/or to avoid losing preference privileges in varsity LD and policy. 

AUGUST 15th (5pm PT) - Registration opens at


SEPTEMBER 15th (5pm PT) – Release prepared motions for WSDC division. 

OCTOBER 2nd (5pm PT) -            Submit any state-sanctioned or UDL/MDL novice

policy evidence packets for approval in the novice policy division. Email Christina Tallungan at Tallungan@gmail.com to submit full source evidence packet. 

            Hired Judging Deadline. Email Christina Tallungan

                                               at Tallungan@gmail.com if you need hired judging.  hired judging fees

are non-refundable.

OCTOBER 5TH (5pm PT) -            List of approved novice policy packets updated on

tabroom.com for students and coaches to prepare.

OCTOBER 12th (11:59pm PT) - Full prepayment due for rooms booked in hotel

block. Drop unneeded rooms by this date to avoid unnecessary penalties.

OCTOBER 16th (5pm PT) -           Drop Deadline. Any entries dropped at this point

                                                must pay any of the relevant drop fees per team (see                                                       list of fees above).

OCTOBER 16th (11:59pm PT) – Hotel Block Deadline. Must book before this

                                                deadline to receive tournament hotel rate.

OCTOBER 23rd (5pm PT) - Judge Online Entry Deadline. Schools must enter names of all their judges.

Judge Philosophy Deadline. All varsity LD and policy judges must have a judge philosophy posted on tabroom or judge wiki at 


                                         *All varsity judges must be entered and have judge                                                        

philosophies posted on the wiki at this point for a school to have the privilege of judge preferences for ALL of their varsity competitors.

October 31st  (12noon PT) – Competitor Online Entry Deadline.  All correct                                                             competitor names and drops must be entered online to avoid a $50

nuisance fee.

October 31st  (5pm PT) -   Mutual preferences available for varsity LD and                                                  policy at http://damushollywood.tabroom.com.

                                                Preferences will close on Friday before registration.

NOVEMBER 3rd (6-9pm PT) – Online registration and registration at the

                                                Marriott Courtyard Sherman Oaks.