2019 MHSAA Championship Speech & Debate Championship
Dates: 5/3/2019 - 5/4/2019

FEES AND JUDGES

 

 

ENTRY FEES

 

$10.00 per Individual Event entry

$12.00 per Duo and Duet team entry

$10.00 per Lincoln-Douglas Debate entry

$10.00 per Congressional Debate entry

$12.00 per Public Forum or Policy Debate team entry

 

 

JUDGES 

 

Each school must provide one judge for each two L-D Debaters and each two Public Forum Debate teams and one judge for each one Policy Debate team.   Schools that cannot provide adequate judges may choose to pay an additional $25 for each uncovered L-D Debater, Public Forum Debate team, or  Policy Debate team.  (Note:  One judge covers $50 in fees except in Policy Debate.)

 

Each school must provide one qualified judge for each six entries (or fraction thereof) in Platform Events or pay a judging fee of $10 per entry not covered.  (Note:  One judge covers $60 in fees.)  Schools may hire additional judges if they cannot provide them.

 

Note:  Each school must provide at least one judge for Platform Events if the school is entered in Platform Events and one judge for Debate if the school is entered in Debate events.  Schools which do not provide the required judges or do not pay the required fees will not be permitted to compete in the tournament.  THERE MAY BE NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS RULE.

 

Note:  Judges hired the day of the tournament are subject to availability and will have a DOUBLE FEE.

 

Note:  Schools with a judge who does not report for a round must pay a $25 late-round fee if the judge cannot be located in a legitimate area/activity (lounge, judging a round, etc.).  No other person can cover for a specific judge.  Schools should make sure that their judges understand the commitment they make for the tournament day.

 

 


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