SANTA ANA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Speech and Debate
2019 SAUSD Mardi Gras Tournament
What: Speech & Debate Tournament
When: January 24, 2019 for Santa Ana Elementary Schools, Congressional Debate
When: January 26, 2019 for all students grades 6-8
Godinez Fundamental High School
3002 Centennial Road
Santa Ana, CA 92704;
School Tournament Fee - $50.00
Judging Fee - $100.00
Individual Event Fee - $10.00 per event
Team Events: Public Forum, Duo - $20.00
Student, Coaches, and Judges Food Provided
All entries must be in by January 18th without exception
Drops on January 22 - No Fee
Late Drop Fees after January 22 - $10.00
Late Drop Fees after January 24 - $20.00
Elementary Story Telling
Middle School Events
Public Forum Debate
Each school may enter a maximum of 15 entries for each event.
Schools will be allowed to enter 5 Public Forum teams per school.
Middle school students may enter more than one event but cannot double enter if they are competing in Public Forum or Congress.
Students entered in Pattern A (Public Forum and Congress) may NOT double enter.
Students advancing to the semi-finals will receive medals. This is an open tournament,all students will be competing together regardless of experience level. Elementary students advancing to the consolation finals and finals will receive medals. Elementary Schools will be awarded three sweepstakes award for the top elementary teams.
Public Forum Topic:
Resolved: The United States federal government should prioritize reducing the federal debt over promoting economic growth.
Last Year Advanced Learning Academy won the Perpetual Trophy. This year they went back to 0. Below are the current standings for the trophy.
We will provide Intermediate Schools sweepstakes awards for the top five schools and top three small schools.
Sweepstakes Points are as follows:
Middle School Points
1st Place 40 pts
2nd Place 30 pts
3rd Place 20 pts
4th Place 10 pts
5th Place 8 pts
6th Place 6 pts
Semi – Finalist 4 pts
Quarter – Finalist 3 pts
1st Place 20 pts
2nd Place 18 pts
3rd Place 16 pts
4th Place 14 pts
5th Place 12 pts
6th Place 10 pts
7th Place 9 pts
8th Place 8 pts
9th Place 7 pts
10th Place 6 pts
11th Place 5 pts
12th Place 4 pts
13th Place 3 pts
14th Place 2 pts
Duo Interpretation and Public Forum events are double points.
Perpetual Sweepstakes Trophy Standings