NYCUDL High School State Championship
2018 — WC Bryant, NY/US
Awards and Speaker Points
We will provide awards for the top 20 speakers in all events, participants of elimination rounds and certificates for teams with winning records that did not advance to elimination rounds.
We will utilize the following tiebreaker structure to determine teams advancing to elimination rounds:
o 1st – Preliminary win/loss records
o 2nd - Total points
o 3rd – Ranks
o 4th – Opponent wins
We will utilize the following tiebreaker structure to determine top speakers:
o 1st – Total points
o 2nd – Ranks
o 3rd – Preliminary win/loss records
o 4th – Opponent points
o 5th – Opponent ranks
o 6th – Opponent win/loss records
For Public Forum, we will clear winning records, up to 16 teams in Novice and 8 teams in Open
For Policy Debate, we will clear winning records, up to 8 teams in Novice and 4 teams in Open.
For Lincoln-Douglas, we will clear winning records, up to 8 teams in Novice and 4 teams in Open.
If two teams from the same school are scheduled to debate each other, we will ask the coach to select a team to advance to the next round.
Speaker points will be on the on the scale of 25-30 pts for all events. Half points are allowed but 1/10th are NOT allowed. Ranks will be on the scale of 1-4 in all events. Debater cannot have the same rank but can have the same speaker points.