2017 Chesapeake NSDA
Dates: 4/1/2017

Dear Coaches:  


The Chesapeake District Committee welcomes you and your team to the District Tournament, to be held this year on April 1st at Loyola Blakefield High School in Towson, MD.


The tournament features competition in speech, debate, and congress events.  Top entries will qualify for the National Speech and Debate Association National Tournament, to be held this year in June in Birmingham, AL.


Please read the information in these pages carefully, as this tournament is different than many others that you may be accustomed to attending.


We will be using the MARCH debate topics.


If you have any questions, you can reach Charles Donovan, District Chair at cdonovan@loyolablakefield.org or by phone at (443)841-3484.



Charles Donovan, Gavin Mease, Emily Mandile, Monty Crawford, and Andrew Monteleone        

The Chesapeake District Committee



Directions to Loyola Blakefield: 

From the Baltimore Beltway (I-695):  Take the Charles Street exit and go south.  At Chestnut, there is a light.  Make a left and then make another left into the parking lot, next to the tennis courts.  For additional parking or for bus parking, drive further down Chestnut Ave. and turn left into the main entrance.  Keep driving past Knott Hall (the clock tower building).  There are additional parking lots ahead, and down the hill.

From Northbound on Charles Street:  Turn right onto Chestnut Ave.  This is just north of the GBMC campus, and is the next light after the Towsontown Blvd. light.    

From I-95:  Take the I-695 exit towards Towson and follow the directions above.


We will be using Wheeler Hall and Burk Hall for the District Tournament.  The student lounge will be in Father George Lounge in the basement of Wheeler Hall.

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