2017 Miami-Dade AST #2
Dates: 11/14/2017

Dade County AST
“Lee Myers”
Speech & Debate Tournament

Dear Coaches--

We would like to extend an invitation to you and your team to participate in the Miami-Dade“Lee Myers AST” - debate tournament to be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at Christopher Columbus HS, many thanks to Randall Martinez for hosting!  These tournaments are great opportunities for students who are new to forensics to participate in a “mini-tournament”.  Registration will be on joyoftournaments.com. 

Time: Registration – 3:15– 3:45PM   TBA

Tournament Begins – 4:00 PM

Location:   Christopher Columbus HS

3000 SW 87th Ave
Miami, FL 33165 

SPEECH EVENTS -  We Will Have The Following IE Events:  DEC, DP, DUO, MX, OI, and OO

BIG QUESTIONS (Students May Compete As A Team Or Individually)

Resolved: Humans are fundamentally different from other animals.

LD   - will use the November/December LD Topic 

Resolved: Wealthy nations have an obligation to provide development assistance to other nations.

PFD  - will use the November Topic 

Resolved: The United States should require universal background checks for all gun sales and transfers of ownership.

Number Of Rounds:  2 in each event

STUDENT CONGRESS - The Tournament Will Provide Legislation For Student Congress – BUT we will also accept any legislation submitted. Please submit legislation by November 3, 2017 to 

Varsity Team Members Can Judge At All ASTs Unless Otherwise Noted

Cost:  $7

Awards Will Be Given Immediately Following The Tournament


Carol Cecil – ccecil@dadeschools.net    Questions – Call Carol Cecil (305) 342-9485


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