Damus Hollywood Invitational and USC Round Robin

2017 — Sherman Oaks, CA/US

Registration Packet

Welcome to the Damus Hollywood Invitational!

Please review for important details for the tournament.  

Lincoln-Douglas – Harvard-Westlake Upper School 


3700 Coldwater Canyon Drive

Studio City, CA 91604 

Important Facility Info

There are many events going on at HW this weekend so people MUST not go into buildings or campus areas that are “blocked off.” In particular, no one should go into Rugby Hall.  


Parking can be accessed from both the north and south parking entrances off of Coldwater Canyon. On Saturday, because of the SAT, do NOT come to campus before 1:45pm.


Choose HWGuest from the Wi-Fi list. Once connected, launch your web browser and enter one of the username and password combinations as shown below:

Username: guest@hw.com

Password: gB6ym

Student and Judge Lounges

On Saturday, due to late start, teams are on their own for breakfast and lunch. On Sunday, breakfast and lunch will be provided for both students and judges/coaches.

LD Schedule

Saturday, November 5th (at Harvard-Westlake Upper School)


2:00pm - Arrive on campus

2:30pm - Round 1

5:00pm - Round 2 

Sunday, November 6th (at Harvard-Westlake Upper School)

8:00am - Round 3

10:30am - Round 4

1:00pm - Round 5

3:30pm - Round 6

6:00pm - Awards

6:15pm – Varsity Partial Doubles (Single Flight)/Novice Octos (Single Flight)

7:30pm – Novice Quarters (Single Flight)

8:30pm – Novice Semis (Single Flight)

9:30pm – Novice Finals (Single Flight)

Monday, November 7th (at Tournament Hotel – Marriott Courtyard Sherman Oaks)

8:00am – Varsity Octas (Double Flight)

11:00pm – Varsity Quarters

12:30pm – Varsity Semis

2:30pm – Varsity Finals

Policy/WSDC – Notre Dame 


13645 Riverside Drive

Sherman Oaks, CA 91423


Parking is available in the parking lot off of Woodman and the parking lot off of Riverside. Please do NOT park in the neighborhood. Bus parking is available in the mall parking BEHIND the Bank of America. 


One network will be available – ND-DEBATE. It will not require a password. Do NOT use this connection for unnecessary downloads or video streaming, which will slow down the internet significantly. Also, respect that this is a school internet connection and is monitored so do not use the connection for anything inappropriate for a classroom.  

Student and Judge Lounges

Breakfast for students will be provided in the cafeteria (see ND Map). Water will be provided free throughout the day. Students may purchase additional drinks and snacks in the cafeteria as well.

Judges and coaches may gather and will be served breakfast and snacks in the Holy Cross Center Dining Room (see ND map).

On Saturday, lunch will be provided from the In-N-Out truck for students, judges, and coaches. The truck will be located in the small parking lot along Woodman behind the cafeteria/Hampton building.

On Sunday, lunch will be served outside the cafeteria for all students, coaches, and judges.  

Varsity Policy Schedule

Saturday, November 5th  (at Notre Dame)

9am - Round 1

11am - Round 2

1pm - Lunch

2pm - Round 3

5pm - Round 4 

Sunday, November 6th (at Notre Dame)

8am - Round 5

11am - Round 6

12:30pm - Lunch

1:30pm – Awards in Gym

2:15pm - Varsity Double Octos/Novice Semis

5pm - Varsity Octos/Novice Finals  

Monday, November 7th (at Tournament Hotel – Marriott Courtyard Sherman Oaks)

8am Varsity Quarters

11am Varsity Semis

2pm Varsity Finals

Novice Policy Schedule

Saturday, November 5th  (at Notre Dame)

9am – Round 1

11am - Round 2

1pm - Lunch

2pm - Round 3

5pm - Round 4

Sunday, November 6th (at Notre Dame)

8am - Round 5

11am – Novice Quarterfinals

12:30pm - Lunch

1:30pm – Awards in Gym

2:15pm - Novice Semifinals

5pm - Novice Finals  

WSD Info

WSD Teams will meet in the Lecture Hall for the Impromptu motion announcements. See schedule for times teams must be present for announcements. Please do NOT be late to announcements or your team may forfeit the ability to prep for the full hour.

 Prepared Motions

Round 2:This House supports a single-payer healthcare system in the United States.]

Round 4: This House regrets the decline of the US as a sole super power.


WSDC Schedule

Sunday, November 5th  (at Notre Dame)

8am – Student and Judge Training/Announce Impromptu Motion in ND Lecture Hall

9:15am – Round 1: Impromptu

10:30am – Round 2: Prepared Motion (see above)

12pm – Lunch

1pm – Announce Impromptu Motion for Round 3 in ND Lecture Hall

2:15pm – Round 3: Impromptu

3:30pm – Round 4: Prepared Motion (see above)

5pm – Announce Teams in Finals and Finals Impromptu Motion

6pm – Finals in ND Lecture Hall

7pm – WSD Awards in ND Lecture Hall (directly following finals)