2018 IHSA Debate State Tournament
Dates: 3/15/2018 - 3/17/2018

 

2018 IHSA Debate State Championship

 

Dear IHSA Debate Coach,

 

Please accept this invitation as a formal request to register for competition 

in the 2018 IHSA Debate State Championship.

First, please check with your IHSA Representative (usually your Activity Director or your Principal)

to ensure that you have been registered for competition (in general and by event).

 

WHERE?

University of Illinois-Springfield

BUSES SHOULD PARK IN THE C-NORTH LOT

 

WHEN?

March 15-17, 2018

 

WHAT?

Policy, Lincoln-Douglas, Congressional, and Public Forum Debate

 

ENTRIES?    ENTER THE CURRENT YEAR FOR EACH STUDENT (FR, SO, JR. SR.)

Policy = up to four teams (one judge covers 1 team)

Lincoln-Douglas = up to four debaters (one judge covers 1-2 entries)

Congressional = up to ten debaters (one judge covers 1-5 entries; two judges covers 6-10 entries)

Public Forum = up to four teams (one judge covers 1-2 teams)

 

HOW DO I REGISTER?

If you have used JOT before, click the "Registration" link above.

If you need assistance, click the "How to Register Entries" link above.

Please provide Coach Information for IHSA Program here: 

https://goo.gl/forms/chJyKazqzIgBSrKY2

REGISTRATION DEADLINE?

FEBRUARY 28, 2018

 

Changes to Judges made after Wednesday, March 14 will not be reflected on the Strike Lists and schools that make judge changes after Wednesday, March 14 will not be given strike lists for the divisions that have changes

FEES?  MAKE ALL ENTRY FEE CHECKS PAYABLE TO:

IHSA (not University of Illinois-Springfield)

 

Each Policy Team = $50

Each Lincoln-Douglas Debater = $25

Each Congressional Debater = $15

Each Public Forum Team = $25

 

JUDGES?

UNCOVERED ENTRIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.  

Judges will not be accepted toward entries unless the information below is complete and accurate:

Please include the following information in the notes section of each judge on JOT

("Debate Events" = Policy, Lincoln-Douglas, Congressional, Public Forum):

1.  Former Debater (Y/N?)  If yes, how many years and in which Debate Events?

2.  Frequent Debate Judge (Y/N?)  If yes, how many years and in which Debate Events?

3.  Other Qualified Debate Events?  (Y/N?)  Which ones? 

4.  School Affiliations other than Current School?

 (list them and list the actual years spent there - i.e. 2008-2010)

5.  Other Potential Judging Conflicts?  (i.e. I used to coach Student X at QYZ Debate Camp)

6.  Judge Cell #

 

 

All judges are required to be available to judge through the Final Round

(of their registered Debate Event), even if your school's team does not advance to elimination rounds.

Please make sure that your school and judges make proper arrangements to meet this expectation.

 

No individuals who graduated from high school during the 2016-2017 school year 

may judge at the IHSA Debate State Tournament.

 

SCHEDULE?

Please click the "Schedule" link above

 

RULES?

Please click the "Debate Event Rules" link above

 

CONGRESS LEGISLATION?

Please click the "Congressional Legislation" link above

 

CONGRESSIONAL ELIMINATION INFORMATION?

During the Semis and the Finals (elims) of the 2018 IHSA Congress, 

students must argue in sequence 

(side and docket - so, PRO and then CON - and following the determined docket)

(20 minutes during Semis and 20 minutes during Finals)

Also, they will be only be given a total of 20 minutes per session

to recess however they wish (frequency and duration).  

 

Recesses will not be allowed once the threshold of 20 minutes has passed

in order to keep the sessions within the reasonable time-frame of the IHSA State Debate Schedule.  

Chambers, during elims, will be considered closed; 

but, students may still rise to point of personal privilege if necessary.

 

CONTACT?

If you have any questions about the tournament,

please contact Lainee McGraw (emcgraw@d230.org), 

IHSA Debate State Manager

 


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