EVENTS & ENTRY LIMITS
This tournament offers competition in the following ten events: Lincoln Douglas Debate, Public Forum Debate, Big Questions, Student Congress, OO, MX, DP, DUO, DEC, and POI.
There Will Be No Double Entry In Any Speech Events – At Later Tournaments We May Offer Double Entry In Speech Events
The tournament will offer two (2) rounds of Debate and two (2) rounds on Individual Events.
If there is enough interest we will offer Policy Debate. We will run the event if we have at least 6 entries from 2 different schools.
COACH ATTENDANCE RULE
The Head Coach or Assistant Coach must attend with his/her students. If neither designated individual can attend the tournament, then a letter from the principal (signed and on school stationary) must designate the adult in charge. The letter may be faxed to the attention of Carol Cecil at (305) 221-3312 or submitted at the time of registration on the day of the tournament.
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 January 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. Legislation Will Be Posted at www.bulldogdebate.com