2019 Magnolia NSDA Congress Tournament
Dates: 2/1/2019 - 2/2/2019

NSDA NATIONAL QUALIFIERS

MAGNOLIA DISTRICT

REGULATIONS FOR DOUBLE-ENTERING

NATIONAL RULES

  • A student may not qualify to Nationals in more than one main event.

  • Students may enter only one team event -- Policy Event, Public Forum Debate, Duo Interpretation -- at the District Tournament unless the same two (2) students enter more than one team event together.

  • No triple entries are permitted at the District Tournament (this does not include Congress).

  • The District Committee may choose to allow double-entry at the District Tournament.

  • If a student qualifies in a team event and a solo event or Congress at the District Tournament/Congress, the student must attend Nationals in the team event.

  • A student who is double-entered at the District Tournament/Congress in two solo events and Congress or in one solo events and Congress must determine in advance, in writing signed by the student, coach, parent/guardian, and principal, the soloe event or Congress that s/he will enter at Nationals. This form, the Single Entry Letter of Intent, which has to be signed and filed seven (7) days before the Tournament with the District Chair as a part of the team entry, is enclosed in this packet.

  • If a student double-qualifies in one solo event and in Congress or in two solo events and in Congress, the alternate qualifies for Nationals in the category(ies) not chosen by the student.

 

MAGNOLIA DISTRICT RULES

  • The Magnolia District Committee voted to permit all doubling allowed by NSDA national rules except doubling in debate...

    • A student may not...

      • double-enter in Lincoln-Douglas Debate and Policy Debate.

      • double-enter in Lincoln-Douglas Debate and Public Forum Debate.

      • double-enter in Public Forum Debate and Policy Debate.

      • double-enter in Foreign and Domestic Extemp.

    • A student may...

      • double-enter in one debate event and one individual event.

      • double-enter in Dramatic Interpretation and Humorous Interpretation. 

 

The same two (2) students may enter more than one team event together

  • The same two (2) students may enter both Policy Debate and Duo Interpretation together or both Public Forum Debate and Duo Interpretation together.

  • The Single Entry Letter of Intent addresses this provision.

  • All NSDA rules cited above also apply at the Magnolia District Tournament.


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