2017 Miami-Dade AST #3
Dates: 12/14/2017

Dade County AST

“Thursday Night Lights”

Speech & Debate Tournament

Dear Coaches:

We would like to extend an invitation to you and your team to participate in the Miami-Dade – “Thursday Night Lights” - debate tournament to be held on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at North Miami HS, many thanks to Patricia Lewis 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.

Date:  Thursday – December 14, 2017

Time: Registration – 3:15– 3:45PM   - Media Center

Tournament Begins – 4:00 PM

Location:   North Miami HS

13110 NE 8th Ave

Miami, FL 33161

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

BIG QUESTIONS – BIG QUESTIONS IS FREE! For this tournament in December we will have students competing as individuals rather than teams.  We will also be providing a gift card to the 1st place winner.  We do ask that you order a meal for your student competitors.

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 December Topic

Resolved: NCAA student athletes ought to be recognized as employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Number Of Rounds:  2 in each event

The Tournament Will Provide Legislation For Student Congress – BUT we will also accept any legislation submitted. Full Text Legislation Will Be Posted at www.bulldogdebate.com

TEAMS MUST BRING JUDGES – WE CANNOT HOLD A COMPETITION WITHOUT JUDGES – THERE ARE A VERY LIMITED NUMBER OF JUDGES AVAILABLE FOR HIRE!

Cost:  $7 – Dinner Will Be Provided

Dinner For -  Student Judges $2

Dinner For -  Big Questions Competitors $2

 

Awards Will Be Given Immediately Following The Tournament

 

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


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