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South Florida Civics & Debate Initiative #5

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This information is from a tournament in a past season!

This is a High School tournament in Florida.

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You are cordially invited to the South Florida Civics & Debate Initiative #5 to be held on-line Wednesday, March 17, 2021. This is a 2 round tournament from 4:30-7:30PM EST.

We offer middle school and novice competition for all Florida schools regardless of whether you are a participating program in the Florida Civics & Debate Initiative. There is no fee to join our league and our entry fees are low.

REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE Monday, March 15 AT 6PM.

EVENTS and DIVISIONS: If numbers allow, we will offer separate middle school and novice divisions. We reserve the right to combine divisions. If we combine divisions, we will offer a Best Middle School Award in addition to the usual awards.

Speechwire student accounts are required for participation at the SFCDI #5. There is a powerpoint with helpful information in the Files for Download tab. Students may also watch this helpful video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQgqptPqNtA

LIVE EVENTS INCLUDE:

  • Mixed Extemporaneous Speaking*-Topic areas: US Energy Policy and International Organizations
  • Impromptu Speaking-Prompts will be lines from US government primary documents (The US Constitution, The Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation)
  • Congressional Debate-The legislation packet can be found in the “Files for Download” tab.

We will be using NSDA Campus for this tournament. Please check tech requirements, ask your IT folks to help, and test the platform well in advance of the tournament. You can find more information in the files to upload as well as visting this site: speechanddebate.org/campus-tech/

 

NOTE: WE ARE HOLDING SFCDI #6 ON WED, MARCH 24. IT WILL FEATURE PF, LD, AND ASYNCHRONOUS SPEECH AND INTERP EVENTS.

*Denotes events which will use CFL rules. All other events will use NSDA rules.

JUDGES: Adults, coaches, and qualified varsities with at least 75 NSDA points may judge. Judges need to be trained. They may take the NSDA judge training course if they did not attend any judge training. It is the affirmative duty of the coach to ensure that all judges (except students) must be approved as volunteers through their district’s volunteer system.

All judges must register via Speechwire account by Monday, March 15 at midnight. There is a powerpoint in the Files for Download tab. Judges may also view this helpful video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJXxeVS-KgM

 

COACHES: Coaches must be available for the duration of the tournament.

FEES: Please make checks payable to and mail to:

The Florida Debate Initiative

c/o Tara Tedrow

215 N Eola Dr

Orlando, FL 32801

 

DAY OF TOURNAMENT CONTACT:

Carol Cecil 305-342-9485

Renea Moss 954-599-4730

 

 

 

 

Manager contact information

Elizabeth Eskin
Email address: elizabetheskin@gmail.com
Phone number: 407 929 6712

Mailing address

Florida Debate Initiative
Attn: Tara Tedrow 215 N Eola Dr
Orlando, FL 32801

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