2018 AST #3 @ Miami Carol City
Dates: 12/13/2018

Dade County AST

“Thursday Night Lights”

Speech & Debate Tournament

Dear Coaches:

We would like to extend an invitation to you and your team to participate in the Miami-Dade – “Thursday Night Lights” - debate tournament to be held on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at Miami Carol City HS, many thanks to Kalyn Lee for hosting!  These tournaments are great opportunities for students who are new to forensics to participate in a “mini-tournament”.  Registration will be on joyoftournaments.com.

Date:  Thursday – December 13, 2018

Time: Registration – 3:15– 3:45PM   - Media Center

Tournament Begins – 4:00 PM

Location:   Miami Carol City HS

3301 Miami Gardens Dr

Miami Gardens, FL 33056

SPEECH EVENTS -  We Will Have The Following IE Events:  DEC, DP, DUO, MX, POI, and OO

BIG QUESTIONS – BIG QUESTIONS IS FREE! For this tournament in December we will have students competing as individuals rather than teams.  We do ask that you order a meal for your student competitors.

BIG QUESTIONS

Resolved: Humans are primarily driven by self-interest.

LD   - will use the November/December LD Topic 

Resolved: In a democracy, the public’s right to know ought to be valued above the right to privacy of candidates for public office.


PFD  - will use the November/December  Topic 

Resolved: The United States federal government should impose price controls on the pharmaceutical industry.

Number Of Rounds:  2 in each event

The Tournament Will Provide Legislation For Student Congress – BUT we will also accept any legislation submitted. Full Text Legislation Will Be Posted at www.bulldogdebate.com

TEAMS MUST BRING JUDGES – WE CANNOT HOLD A COMPETITION WITHOUT JUDGES – THERE ARE A VERY LIMITED NUMBER OF JUDGES AVAILABLE FOR HIRE!

Cost:  $7 – Dinner Will Be Provided

Dinner For -  Student Judges $2

Dinner For -  Big Questions Competitors $2

Awards Will Be Given Immediately Following The Tournament

Carol Cecil – ccecil@dadeschools.net    Questions – Call Carol Cecil (305) 342-9485


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