The Westchester Classic @
Lakeland High School
March 1-3, 2013
Policy TOC Bid at Semis
ALL EVENTS AT THE HIGH SCHOOL!
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Middle School Debate Added
You are cordially invited to The 37th Annual Westchester Classic held at Lakeland High School the weekend of March 1-3, 2013. We will offer competition in novice and varsity divisions of Policy, Lincoln-Douglas, Public Forum, Parli. As well as, Middle School divisions of PF and Policy debate.
Location: Lakeland High School & Middle School- Shrub Oak, New York
Dates: March 1-3
Policy – The 2012-13 Resolution
Lincoln-Douglas – The January-February Resolution
Public Forum – The February Resolution
Varsity Policy: As mentioned above, a TOC bid will be awarded to the semifinalists of this division. Nine category mutual preference sheets will be available.
Novice Policy: Regular novice division
Varsity Lincoln-Douglas: Mutual preference sheets will be available in this division
Novice Lincoln-Douglas: Regular novice division
Varsity and Novice Public Forum
There will be a separate breakout for JV teams competing in the varsity policy and Lincoln-Douglas divisions. This means that those teams marked as eligible for JV, who do not break in the varsity division, will compete in a separate elimination bracket.
Congress has been added
ENTRY FEES: There s a PER SCHOOL entry fee of $50. You can enter as many teams as you wish for $50 if you pay by January 31st. If you pay AFTER January 31st, the school fee increases to $100. The school fee is non-refundable.
There is one liimit to the "as many teams as you wish" rule -- you can have as many teams and LDrs for the price of one school fee until February 15th, 2013. After that, the price increase to $30/entry. After 2/22, it increases to $40/entry. After 2/26, it increases to $50/entry.
Similiary, drop fees
after 2/15 -- $30/entry
after 2/22 -- $40/entry
after 2/26 -- $50/entry
We won't forgive drop fees.
There are no fees for substitutions.
Drop fees are due at registration.
There are no other entry fees. If you wish to order a ticket for dinner on Friday and lunch on Saturday, you can do so by entering the total number of meal tickets that you wish to purchase for your team.
TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE TOURNAMENT. TICKETS MUST BE ORDERED BY FEBRUARY 10TH THROUGH JOY OF TOURNAMENTS. IF YOU DROP A STUDENT WHO YOU ORDERED A MEAL TICKET FOR, YOU MUST PAY FOR THE MEAL TICKET IN ADDITION TO THE DROP FEE.
$150/3 rounds of needed commitment
If not hiring, you must supply:
1 judge for every 2 policy teams
1 judge for every 3 LDers
1 judge for every 3 PF participants
We will accomodate as many people who need housing as we can. Housing requests are being managed by PritenHShah@gmail.com
Housing will take place in the auditorium for all debaters.
We offer housing to the first 150 participants who request it. The earlier you get your requests in, the better the chance you will have of acquiring housing.
Note:All housing requests and changes should be made through Joy of Tournaments. Any specific requests, questions, or concerns regarding housing must be directed to Stefan Bauschard at Stefan.Bauschard@gmail.com
For coaches, judges, and/or parents, there are hotels in the area.
Peekskill Inn: This is the best value in the immediate area. More information can be found at their website. http://www.peekskillinn.com/
There are additional hotels in Fishkill -- about 25 minutes.
Fishkill Hotels (google)
The closest airports are Newburgh (30 minutes) and Westchester (25 minutes), but LaGuardia, JFK, and Newark are within driving distance (1 hour Laguardia & Newark) - 2 hours (JFK).
We have a very well-run, well-judged, and competitive tournament. Attendants last year had nothing but complimentary things to say in terms of the quality and hospitality of our tournament. We hope you will consider joining us.
Registration will be made available online through the Joy of Tournaments. If you have any questions feel free to contact Stefan Bauschard at Stefan Bauschard AT gmail DOT com.
If you do not hear from me within 12 hours (I will be traveling a lot in January), contact Brian Manuel at firstname.lastname@example.org