NDCA

2019 — Chicago, IL/US

Schedule

Friday April 12 Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel 933 Skokie Boulevard • Northbrook, IL 60062 USA

8 am               Onsite electronic registration opens

5 pm               Mutual preference sheets due

7-9 pm            Registration - Winnetka Room at the Renaissance

 

Saturday April 13 - Glenbrook South High School

7:00 am         Continental Breakfast for all participants

7:00 am          Round 1 pairings released

8 am               Round 1

10 am             Round 2 pairings released

11 am             Round 2

1 pm               Lunch

2:30 pm          Round 3

5:30 pm          Round 4

 

Sunday April 14 - Glenbrook South High School

8 am         Continental Breakfast for all participants

8 am               Round 5 pairings released

9 am               Round 5

11 am             Lunch

Noon              Round 6

3 pm               Awards

4 pm               Elimination round 1

7 pm               Elimination round 2

 

Monday April 15 Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel 933 Skokie Boulevard • Northbrook, IL 60062 USA

7 am               Strike cards available (if used)

7:15 am          Strike cards due

7:30 am          Pairings for the first elimination round of Day 4

8:00 am          Elimination round 3

11:00 am       Elimination round 4 (if necessary)

2 pm               Elimination round 5 (if necessary)

5 pm               Elimination round 6 (if necessary)

 

In both preliminary and elimination round competition forfeit time is fifteen minutes after the announced start time of each round. Only a member of the tab room committee or their designee may declare a debate a forfeit due to the late arrival of a team or competitor. The tournament committee should strive to create an announced start time that is at least thirty minutes after the release of the pairings for each round. On Day 1 and 2 the forfeit rule should be strictly enforced.