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SFCFL 2: Online | November 7, 2020


The virtual Speech & Debate world invites you to the 2nd virtual SFCFL tournament on Saturday, November 7, 2020.   Remember, you must be a paid member of SFCFL to attend this tournament. Membership information and applications may be found at sfcfl.org Additionally, any student who wishes to compete at the Grand Final Tournament in March must attend one complete SFCFL tournament. For official rules, please visit www.sfcfl.org 

Speechwire student accounts are required for participation at the SFCFL 2. Here are some helpful videos for addressing this task. Creating student accounts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcGivaEKSuk and judges will have to complete ballots online. Completing electronic ballots: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJXxeVS-KgM

LIVE EVENTS (NSDA Campus): Novice & Varsity Public Forum, Novice & Varsity Lincoln Douglas Debate, Varsity & Novice Congress, Mixed Extemporaneous Speaking, World Schools Debate

Preview NSDA Campus here: https://campus.speechanddebate.org

VIDEO EVENTS (Submitted Video Links): Program Oral Interpretation, Original Oratory, Oral Interpretation, Dramatic Performance, Declamation, Informative Speaking

Video links for Speech Events are due at the entry deadline: Wednesday November 4, 2020.


STUDENT ENTRY FEE:   $8.00 per student payable to SFCFL.

JUDGE REQUIREMENTS:      1 judge for every 5 IE (including Congress), and 1 judge for every 2 debaters or fraction thereof, but you cannot mix TD, PFD, WD or LD judges. Please make certain you have the correct number of debate judge.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:    Enter online at   www.speechwire.comEntries will be accepted through Wednesday November 4, 2020.  Changes and drops may be made until Thursday at 10:00 a.m., but you will be charged the entry fee for any student originally entered.  The web site will be closed Tuesday night.

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE:  Registration will be online and require just a verification of entry. We will offer 5 rounds of competition in all events (3 rounds in Novice/Varsity Team Debate) and 3 sessions of Congressional Debate and 4 rounds of World Schools Debate.

All judges must be register via Speechwire account by the deadline Wednesday November 4, 2020. Speech rounds will be judged beginning Friday November 6 - Saturday November 7, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. All speech judges should complete judging by 1:00 p.m. on Saturday and submit ballots. Speech (non-live) entries are not required to show up during these sessions.

For live events we will follow this schedule (links to live events will be provided each student account; hence students must have access to their accounts to compete):

9:00 a.m. Round 1

10:30 a.m. Round 2

12:00 p.m. Round 3

1:30 p.m. Round 4

3:00 p.m. Round 5



2020 November/December Topic: Resolved: The United States ought to provide a federal jobs guarantee.


2020 November/December Topic: Resolved: The United States should adopt a declaratory nuclear policy of no first use.

STUDENT CONGRESS LEGISLATION:  e-mail by Tuesday October 27, 2020 to dariocamara@gmail.com. Legislation will be posted on www.sfcfl.org under the link "Topics & Legislation.”

EXTEMP TOPIC AREAS: US Social Issues, US Post-Election Reflection, Asia, Global Hot Spots, and Southern Hemisphere Economic Development


This House regrets the dominance of the two-party system in American politics.

This House regrets China's investment in Latin America.

This House opposes the use of military personnel to respond to civil unrest.

This House would provide a universal basic income.

If you have problems or concerns, please contact me via e-mail: dariocamara@gmail.com

Looking forward to seeing you at our 2nd SFCFL (virtual) tournament of the 2020-2021 season.


Dario Camara | SFCFL Director      



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