2017 Miami Dade AST #3
Dates: 1/24/2017

            South Florida NSDA            
Tuesday Night Lights
Debate Tournament


Dear Coaches:

We would like to extend an invitation to you and your team to participate in the Miami-Dade – “Friday Night Lights” - debate tournament to be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at G. Holmes Braddock HS These tournaments are great opportunities for students who are new to forensics to participate in a “mini-tournament”.  Registration will be on Joy Of Tournaments.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Sincerely,                                                                                                                                                            Carol Lynne Cecil                                                                                                                                           G. Holmes Braddock Sr. High

Date:  Tuesday – January 24, 2017

Time: Registration – 3:45 – 4:00 PM   - Media Center

          Tournament Begins – 4:30 PM


Location:   G. Holmes Braddock HS
3601 SW 147th AVE
Miami, FL 33185 

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

We Will Not Have SPAR at This Competition – Students should be encouraged to try either LD or PFD

LD   - will use the January/February LD Topic

LD –  Public colleges and universities in the United States ought not restrict any constitutionally protected speech.

PFD  - will use the January Topic

PFD -  In order to better respond to international conflicts, the United States should significantly increase its military spending.

POLICY – will use the 2016-2017 National Topic

Policy Debate - Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its economic and/or diplomatic engagement with the People’s Republic of China.

Number Of Rounds:  2-3 in each event (except policy – 1 Rd)

The Tournament Will Provide Legislation For Student Congress – BUT we will also accept any legislation submitted.

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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