NOVICE DEBATE TOURNAMENT
OCTOBER 22, 2016
Where: Oaks Christian HS
31749 La Tienda Dr.
Westlake Village, CA 91301
Directions to Oaks Christian HS:
Novice Debater: A student who
is debating for the first year in high school. If it is a team
event, both students must be novices. If a student has competed in
either Parli, Public Forum, Policy, or LD in previous years while in high school, they are
no longer a novice in debate.
Fees: $30.00 per Policy, Parli, & Public Forum team,
$15.00 per LD. Make checks payable to Tri-County Forensic league.
(If the TCFL $100 dues have not yet been paid, please pay now)
8:00 - 8:30 Registration (coaches only)
8:30 - 9:30 Judge Orientation
9:30 - 11:30 Rd I
11:30 - 1:30 Rd II
1:30 - 2:00 Lunch Break
2:00 - 4:00 Rd III
Note: Food will be sold between rounds. Do not leave campus.
Awards to follow immediately after last round!
"Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its economic and/or diplomatic engagement with the People’s Republic of China."
Sept./Oct. LD topic: (Our Open LD Debate will use same topic)
"Resolved: Countries ought to prohibit the production of nuclear power. "
"Resolved: In United States public K-12 schools, the probable cause standard ought to apply to searches of students."
Parli topics displayed 20 minutes before round.
Judges: Each school is obligated to provide one qualified judge per every 2 Policy, Parli, & Pofo teams,* and one qualified judge per every 4 LD entries.* Don’t forget varsity students can judge. If your judging quota is not met, your entries may be dropped. Judges should bring pens, flow pads, and stopwatches.
* or fraction thereof
Entry Deadline: Tuesday, October 18, 2016, by
Register at Tabroom.com. E-mail Jerome Robinson at email@example.com for any questions. Entries will only be accepted by coaches on contact sheet. PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU
DON'T SEE YOUR SCHOOL LISTED ON THE REGISTRATION PAGE, YOU'RE NOT ENTERED.