Dade County AST
“Thursday Night Lights”
Speech & Debate Tournament
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.
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 – firstname.lastname@example.org Questions – Call Carol Cecil (305) 342-9485