The Harker School Howard and Diana Nichols Invitational
2015 — CA/US
First Year (Novice) Public Forum Tournament Schedule
Sunday, September 27 - Awards will take place at the conclusion of Varsity Finals in Public Forum
|8:30 AM||REGISTRATION AND PAYMENTS DUE|
|10:00 AM||ROUND ONE|
|11:30 AM||HOSTED BRUNCH|
|12:00 PM||ROUND TWO|
|1:30 PM||ROUND THREE|
THIS EVENT IS LIMITED TO FIRST YEAR STUDENTS ONLY. ALL STUDENTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A LEGALLY-CLEARED CHAPERONE FROM THE DEGREE-GRANTING INSTITUTION THEY ATTEND FULL-TIME (THIS MAY INCLUDE A PARENTAL GUARDIAN IF THE SCHOOL SAYS OKAY).
JUDGE REQUIREMENT: We will be single-flighting the tournament. While the tournament hopes to supplement the judge pool with varsity student judges, due to single-flighting, we also request that teams provide one judge for every three teams entered.
ENTRY FEE: Entry fees, as listed on the Fees page, cover meals for the two debaters. One adult meal pass will be issued for every three teams entered.
TOPIC: NSDA September/October Topic
RULES: We will utilize NSDA Rules with the additional evidence requirements posted on this site. WE WILL ATTEMPT TO POWER ROUNDS THREE AND FOUR - THEY WILL EITHER BE DIRECT POWER OR LAG POWER.
AWARDS: Awards will be given to all undefeated teams at the end of four rounds.