2020 East Los Angeles NSDA Speech Qualifier
Dates: 3/13/2020 - 3/14/2020

 

 EAST LOS ANGELES DISTRICT 

2020 NATIONAL QUALIFIER

 INDIVIDUAL EVENTS (I.E.S)

 

 

The NSDA East Los Angeles District is proud to announce the National Qualifier for IEs! 

This year, we will be on the campus of Arroyo High School on March 13-14, 2020.

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Dates:           Friday and Saturday, March 13-14, 2020  

Events:         All Speech Events

Location:      Arroyo High School

                     4921 Cedar Ave. 

                     El Monte, CA 91732


Please be sure to read ALL OF the following information if you are planning on attending the IEs National Qualifying District Tournament.

 

 

 

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General Directions:

1. Fill out online entry.

2. Fill out 'Green' sheets.

3. Fill out the 'Single Letter of Intent/Double Entry' sheet. You can download this form at:   https://www.speechanddebate.org/district-tournament-single-entry-letter-of-intent/

Any student that is going to double enter the tournament (including Student Congress) must submit this Double Entry sheet with your green sheet.

This form must be signed by:

1. Student
2. Parent/Guardian

3. Coach

4. Principal
 

 

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NOTES

1.    Students can enter up to two speech events plus Student Congress at Nat'l Quals, but they cannot enter two team events. If they enter a debate event, they can only enter one IE at Nat Quals IE.

2.  Students may NOT enter multiple Debate events. However, this does not include Congress, so a student may enter a single Debate event and Congress.

3.  Students who enter Policy or Public Forum CANNOT enter Duo Interpretation at Nat Quals IE unless they they have the same partners. 

4.    Students must have at least 25 NSDA points and be active members as defined by the National Speech and Debate Association at least 10 days prior to the tournament. In order to prove their membership, you should print out your chapter roster at: http://www.speechanddebate.org and submit it along with your Green Sheet on the day of the tournament.

Example: NSDA Strength (Members/Degrees): 25
Entries Allowed: 8 (Speech/Debate), 3 (House), 2 (Senate)

 
You can download the High School Unified Manual 
here.

Any questions? Please feel free to call me. 

 

Tony Ugalde

East Los Angles Chair

Cell: (626)233-1037

Email: ugalde_tony@montebello.k12.ca.us

 

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 QUALIFIER INFORMATION

                    

Qualifiers:      The number of qualifiers we have as a district is determined by the number of entries at the tournament. Individual (Ind) Partner/Team Events (Team) The breakdown is as follows:

 

Number of Entries:

Number of qualifiers:

0-11(Ind.) 0-9 (Team)

2

12-49(Ind.) 10-49(Team)

3

50+

4

 

JUDGE RESONSIBILITIES

Judges:

You must bring 1 judge for every five entries or fraction thereof in each event.

Your judge should commit to staying two rounds past elimination.

Your judges will NOT be paid by the tournament. YOU may choose to pay them,              however, they should know to talk to the school that is hiring them directly.  

 

Judging Protests:

All judging problems must be resolved by the Committee. If a coach wishes to lodge a protest against a particular judge, he or she must lodge that protest to the Committee at registration for Debate on Saturday and for IE’s during registration on Friday. A coach CANNOT lodge a protest against an entire slate of judges from a particular institution.

 

 

 

OTHER ENTRY INFO

Reserve EntriesSubstitute entries can only be entered as a replacement if they are listed on your Green Sheet.

 

EntryYour registration form must be entered into Joy of Tournaments by 8:00pm on Monday, Mar. 9, 2020. NO entries will be allowed for Speech after Monday, Mar. 9, 2020.

 

FEES

Fees: Please make all checks payable to East Los Angeles NSDA District and bring it with you to registration! The fees are outlined below:

 

Fee:

Amount in $:

School Fee

25

Single Entry Speech Event

15

DUO

25

 

OTHER LOGISTICS

AwardsStudents qualifying for Nationals will be awarded plaques and finalist trophies

EntriesThe following chart breaks down the formula for entries based on the number of members and degrees on record. Remember that you must have new members and degrees registered with the NSDA and paid in full no less than TEN DAYS prior to the tournament.

 

Number of Members & Degrees

Number of Entries

1-15

4

16-20

6

21-30

10

31-40

12

41-50

15

51-60

16

61-70

18

71-80

21

81-90

23

91-100

24

101-120

27

121-140

29

141-160

32

161-180

33

181-200

34

201-230

35

231-260

37

261-300

38

301-350

39

351-400

40

401-500

42

501-600

43

601+

44

 

Reminders: Partnered events (Public Forum, Policy, and Duo) each constitute one 1 entry. Every contestant who is entered at a qualification tournament must have at least 25 NSDA points in order to be eligible to compete.

Final noteMake sure your account with the NSDA is paid in full. You may pay the NSDA ahead of any new members you may enroll. Please plan ahead. You may bring a check made out to the NSDA with you to the tournament. I will submit it for you if needed.

Again, please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have questions or need help with anything.
 

Tony Ugalde

East Los Angles Chair

Cell: (626)233-1037

Email: ugalde_tony@montebello.k12.ca.us


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