Forensics & Debate Tournament
January 26-27, 2018
Entry deadline Friday, Jan. 19, 2018
The Cabot High School Varsity Forensics & Debate teams are pleased to invite you and your students to the Cabot Classic Forensics & Debate Tournament to be held on January 26-27, 2018. The Cabot Classic is a qualifying tournament for the ACTAA State Tournament of Champions.
Each IE will have two prelim rounds. Semis and Finals will be determined depending on the number of entries for each event. A tentative schedule is attached.
We will offer sweepstakes awards to the divisions of large, small and junior high schools.
Registration will begin Monday, December 18, 2017. More about where to register coming soon. Pattern A events will consist of DI, HI, Duo Interp, U.S. and International Extemp, Oratory, Informative Speaking, POI, Impromtu Speaking. Pattern B events will consist of Prose, Poetry, Storytelling, and Improv. RT and WM will be held Saturday morning before IE rounds begin. If we need to prelim RT and WM, prelims will be held Friday night and finals will be held Saturday morning. Debate offerings will be Varsity and Novice Policy, Varsity and Novice PF, Varsity and Novice LD, Big Questions and Student Congress. PLEASE check over the schedule carefully.
We will offer both IX and US Extemp. Please look in the Extemp Tabs for the topic areas that will be used to create questions. We have chosen one topic area for each round. Your extemp students need to only research the topics assigned for each round.
There is no cap on number of entries; however, please make sure students understand NO ROUND WILL BE HELD TO ACCOMMODATE LATE STUDENTS.
In order to promote fairness and efficiency please follow the judge commitment guideline of one judge per 25 IE entries and one judge per 4 PF and LD debate entries, one judge per 2 CX debate entries, one judge per 6 congress entries, and one judge for the group events.
Registration will begin at 4:00 pm. Please do not arrive on campus before 4:00 pm.
Registration will be on Joy of Tournaments.
Please direct questions or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.