2017 CFDI Championship
Dates: 4/1/2017

Welcome to the Central Florida Debate Initiative Championship and Middle School Competition!

All member schools of the Central Florida Debate Initiative are cordially invited to participate in our championship tournament!  The CFDI Championship will take place Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Timber Creek HS. All middle schools are invited to participate in our first middle school competition to be held in conjunction with the CFDI Championship. 

Registration: Registration for each tournament will be on this website. No e-mail registration will be accepted. New coaches will need to visit this website and set up a user name for their account prior to registering. If you need help setting up your JOT account, please e-mail support@joyoftournaments.com . Coaches should NOT give access to the website to their students. Registration must be completed by the coach on the JOT account.

Registration is due Monday, March 27 by 4PM. If you drop an entry after this deadline, the entry fee is still owed. If you drop an entry between March 27-30, you  will incur a fine of the entry fee and $2 penalty per student. Drops after noon on March 31 will incur a $25 per student drop fee as well as forfeiture of the entry fee. Please plan ahead!

At the tournament, coaches will complete final registration (payment of fees and distribution of schematics and judge assignments) between 8-8:30 AM in the media center. Final registration is NOT the place to make changes. Please alert the tournament directors (Beth or Tara) prior to final registration if you must make changes.

Schedule: Please plan to arrive at Timber Creek HS between 8-8:15 AM. Students should report to the cafeteria. Judges should report to the media center. Posting and judge call will happen in those locations. Rounds will begin at 9AM. We will have four rounds of preliminary competition folowed by elimination rounds.  We hope to finish by 6 PM.  

Adult Supervision: The adult coach designated by each school must be present for the entire tournament. In addition, all parent volunteers should be cleared through their specific county's volunteer application process.



Tara Tedrow (Tara.Tedrow@lowndes-law.com) and Beth Eskin (elizabeth.eskin@ocps.net)

Day of Tournament Contact Phone: 407-929-6712

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