in addition to any online entry you still must fill out the green sheets and all the other paperwork.
DOUBLE ENTRY FORM AT
Download REGISTRATION/ GREEN SHEET
from the registration page
EXAMPLE NFL Strength (Members/Degrees): 25
Entries Allowed: 8 (Speech/Debate) 3 (House) 2 (Senate)
Download NFL District Tournament Registration Form (Main Events Green Sheet)
Download NFL District Tournament Registration Form (Congress Green Sheet)
NAT QUALS DEBATE 2017
MAKE SURE YOU READ ALL THE ENCLOSED INFORMATION IF YOU ARE PLANNING ON ATTENDING
The DEBATE National Qualifying District Tournament
ANY QUESTIONS, CALL ME
SCHOOL: 626-573-2453 x2167 THANKS
FAX: 626-573-5089 -D
2017 NAT QUALS CALENDAR
FEEL FREE TO SEND IN BEFORE THE DATE
Wed, Feb 15 Deadline for all students entering Nat Quals Debate to become members of the National Forensic League
Wed Feb 15 Registration for Debate due www.joyoftournaments.com
Sat/Sun, Feb 25 & 26 Nat Quals Debate @ Damien HS
Wed, Mar 8 Deadline for all students entering Nat Quals IE
to become members of the National Forensic League
Wed Mar 8 Registration for IE’s due www.joyoftournaments.com
Fri/Sat, Mar 17 & 18 Nat Quals IE @ SAN MARINO HS
Wed, Mar 15 Deadline for all students entering Nat Quals Congress
to become members of the National Forensic League
Wed. Mar 15 Registrat. for Congress due www.joyoftournaments.com
Sat, Mar 25 Nat Quals Congress @ Gabrielino HS
(yes, now Congress too)
Any student that is going to double enter the tournament must submit the double entry
sheet with your green sheet.
You can download those forms at
This form MUST be signed by
Yes, I know you’re saying, “no way, ANOTHER form.” It wasn’t my idea.
We just need to be thankful that California doesn’t do this for State Quals.
EAST L.A. DISTRICT
2017 NAT QUALS
DATES: Policy Debate, LD Debate, & Public Forum Debate: Saturday & Sunday, Feb 25 and 26
LOCATION: Damien High School
2280 Damien Ave.
La Verne, CA 91750
SCHEDULE: SEE ENCLOSED: It is merely a SUGGESTION of what we MIGHT follow.
THIS ALL DEPENDS ON THE NUMBER OF JUDGES.
QUALIFERS: PARTICIPANTS POLICY DEBATE & PUBLIC FORUM
4-9 entries = 1 qualifier 10-29 entries = 2 qualifiers 30+ entries = 3 qualifiers
NOTES: 1. Students may NOT double enter this tournament (if they enter a debate event, they can only enter one IE at Nat Quals IE)
2. Students may NOT enter multiple debate events
3. Students who enter Policy Debate or Public Forum can NOT enter Duo at Nat Quals IE
**4. STUDENTS MUST HAVE AT LEAST 25 NFL POINTS, AND BE ACTIVE MEMBERS AS DEFINED BY THE NATIONAL FORENSIC LEAGUE AT LEAST 10 DAYS PRIOR TO THE TOURNAMENT
PROOF OF MEMBERSHIP Students must be members of the National Forensic League 10 days before the tournament. You can prove this by printing out your chapter roster from www.nflonline.org and submitting It along with your green sheet:
RESPONSIBILITES: Chuck: Tournament host
· YOU MUST BRING 1 JUDGE FOR EVERY TWO ENTRIES OR FRACTION THEREOF IN
YOUR JUDGE SHOULD COMMIT TO STAYING FOR TWO ROUNDS AFTER YOU ARE
YOUR JUDGES WILL NOT BE PAID
- but with the money you are saving in entry fees, YOU are more than welcome to pay them.
JUDGING: All judging problems must be resolved by the Committee. If a coach wishes to lodge a protest
PROTEST: against a particular judge, he must lodge that protest to the committee at registration for
debate on Thursday and for IE’s during registration on Friday. A coach can NOT lodge a protest
against an entire slate of judges from a particular institution.
TOPICS: Feb Topic for Public Forum Jan/Feb Topic for LD
Specific topics available at: www.speechanddebate.org
RESERVE Substitute entries can only be entered as a replacement if they are listed on
ENTRIES: your green sheet.
ENTRY: Your registration form must be into www.joyoftournaments.com by Wednesday, February 15.
No entries will be allowed for debate after Feb 12.
Gabrielino HS: 626-573-2453 ext 2167
Gabrielnio Fax: 626-573-5089
FEES: $20 SCHOOL FEE
$10 for each LD entry
$15 for each Policy & Public Forum entry
MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO East Los Angles NFL District
*****PLEASE BRING THE CHECK WITH YOU
AWARDS: Students qualifying for Nationals will be awarded plaques.
PLEASE ALSO MAKE SURE THAT YOUR STUDENTS ARE GOING TO ATTEND THE NATIONAL TOURNAMENT IF THEY QUALIFY. IN PAST YEARS WE HAVE HAD SLOTS OPEN WHERE OUR QUALIFIER BACKED OUT TOO LATE. I REALIZE EMERGENCIES OCCUR, BUT PLEASE MAKE A GREAT EFFORT TO MAKE SURE YOUR STUDENTS ARE GOING TO ATTEND THE NATIONAL TOURNAMENT
If there are any questions, please let me know.
PLEASE BRING YOUR ENTRY FEES
WITH YOU TO THE TOURNAMENT
Students that enter
Public Forum or Policy Debate
can NOT enter
Duo at Nat Quals IE
POSSIBLE DEBATE SCHEDULE
Most of this depends on # of judges
****Public Forum Debate MAY be double flighted
Saturday, February 25
Registration 7:30 am
Rd 1 All debate (all single judged) 8:00 am
Rd 2 PF/LD (single judged) 9:30 am
Rd 2 POLICY (all single judged) 10:15 am
Rd 3 PF/LD (single judged) 10:45 pm
Rd 4 PF/LD (triple judged/double flighted) 12 pm
Rd 3 POLICY (single judged) 12:30 pm
Rd 5 PF/LD (single judged/double flighted?) 2 pm
Rounds will continue as quickly as we can get them out and as long as we have judges. If it gets too late, we’ll continue on Sunday
2006 WE ONLY HAD TO HAVE ONE ROUND ON SUNDAY
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016 had NO rounds on Sunday
that does NOT mean it won't happen this year
Sunday, February 26
Will begin @ 8:00 am
THIS IS A POSSIBLE SCHEDULE
If we can single-flight and/or do more rounds based on the number of judges we have, we will certainly do so.
BRING LOTS OF JUDGES.
PLEASE REMEMBER, NO COACHES CAN JUDGE!!!!!
JUDGES MUST BE AT LEAST COLLEGE SOPHOMORES
ENTRIES: Based on the following chart members and degrees on record.
Remember, you must have new members and
degrees at the NFL office TEN DAYS prior to the
THIS FORMULA IS FOR NAT QUALS IN
ALL EVENTS EXCEPT THE CONGRESS
# of members& degrees ENTRIES # of members& degrees ENTRIES
1-15 3 121-140 24
16-20 5 141-160 26
21-30 8 161-180 27
31-40 10 181-200 28
41-50 12 201-230 29
51-60 13 231-260 30
61-70 15 261-300 31
71-80 17 301-350 32
81-90 19 351-400 33
91-100 20 401-500 34
101-120 22 501-600 35
91-100 17 601+ 36
1 Duo = 1 entry 1 Policy = 1 entry
Public Forum = 1 entry
Every contestant must have at least 25 NFL points.
MAKE SURE YOUR ACCOUNT WITH THE NFL IS PAID IN FULL. YOU MAY PAY THE NFL AHEAD OF ANY NEW MEMBERS YOU MAY ENROLL. PLEASE PLAN AHEAD. YOU MAY BRING A CHECK MADE OUT TO THE NFL WITH YOU TO THE TOURNAMENT. I WIL SUBMIT IT FOR YOU IF NEEDED.