Southern California Debate League
When: Friday & Saturday, November 17 & 18, 2017
Fri: 3:45pm - 9:30pm, Sat: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Where: FRIDAY: ARROYO High School
SATURDAY: GARFIELD High School
Are you a COACH with questions?
Mrs. Nguyen, S.C.D.L. President.
IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS TOURNAMENT - SCHOOLS MUST:
1. Register all entries by 5PM ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3.
2. Be current members of the SCDL.
3. Have paid their '17-'18 CHSSA (BY Entry Deadline: NOV 3).
4. Have paid any outstanding SCDL fees (BY NOV 3).
5. Be able to provide one judge for every 2 Debate entries and 6 Congress entries.
*** Be sure to enter judges on the judge page;
see instructions on "Judges" link.
ENTRIES FOR SCHOOLS NOT MEETING THESE CRITERIA WILL NOT BE HONORED.
MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ENOUGH JUDGES BEFORE YOU SEND IN YOUR ENTRY.
Varsity students may judge in the novice division at this league tournament .
Regular adult judges are needed for the varsity division.
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IF You, the coach of record, are NOT going to be attending the tournament, you must send either an employee representing your school and have them check in your team at the beginning of the tournament.
IF You, the coach of record, are sending a volunteer and/or parent to care for your team. You MUST have a letter from your school, signed by your principal indicating the person you are sending is the official "chaperone" of your team for the day. The letter must be turned in to the tournament director prior to the beginning of the tournament. Failure to do so may result in your student not being allowed to compete
WHOMEVER you put in charge of your team should have the student emergency medical forms / permission slips / parent contact forms for your team. Protect your students, yourself and your "representative."
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Novice Students are those in their first year of high school competition AND have NOT QUALIFIED for the State or National Championships in ANY event.
JV Students are those in their 2nd year of high school competition who have NOT QUALIFIED for the State or National Championships in ANY event.
Each coach may select an MVP or top student participating at each novice tournament. That student would be recognized at the award ceremony, with a medal, by each individual coach. The medal will say SCDL MVP. It is the coach’s discretion whether or not to give the award.