Events offered and entry limits:
Scheduled events for the CFDI Championship tournament include: Lincoln Douglas Debate, Public Forum Debate, Humorous Interp, Dramatic Interp, DUO Interp, Original Oratory, Declamation, Program Oral Interp, and Oral Interpretation of Literature, Informative Speaking, Student Congress and Extemp.
Schools are allowed to enter up to 6 students/teams per event.
Lincoln Douglas Debate: We will follow NSDA rules. We will use the March/April topic: Resolved: Predictive policing is unjust.
Public Forum Debate: We will follow NSDA rules. We will use the April topic: TBD March 1 We will flip for sides/speaking order, and students must prepare for both Pro and Con.
NSDA event rules are available at www.speechanddebate.org
Individual Events: We will use NCFL rules for all events except Program Oral interpretation and Informative Speaking, which will folow NSDA rules. NCFL rules are available at http://ncfl.org
Student Congress : Properly formatted legislation is due to Cathy Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org by Noon Wed, March 18. Improperly formatted legislation will be rejected, so please submit early in case your students need to revise.
Extemp Topic Areas:
Rd 1-US Politics
Rd 2-Foreign Leaders
Rd 3-Medicine, Science, and Technology (International and Domestic)
Semis-Florida Environmental Issues
Finals-Florida Education Issues