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DebateBroward MAST # 3

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This is a Middle School tournament in Florida.

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Welcome back to in-person MASTs! Our third MAST of the year will be on Tuesday, November 9th at Stoneman Douglas High School.
 
Please follow the instructions on this page to register your entries. Remember, each school may only initially enter FIVE students in all events except Congress, in which you can enter TEN.
 
Registration for NEW ENTRIES will close on FRIDAY, November 5th at 5pm. At that time as many students will be released from the waitlist as judge numbers allow. Changes (drops or name changes) can be made until 12pm on November 9th. Any changes after that, please text Lisa Farris: 954.547.3547 the school name, student who is dropping, and her/his event. 
 
You MUST arrive for the tournament between 1:30pm and 2:15pm. If you arrive after 2:15 you will get caught in Stoneman Douglas's dismissal traffic and could miss/forfeit the first round.
 
Everyone will stay in the cafeteria until Stoneman Douglas has dismissed and round 1 is ready to begin (hopefully around 3:15pm). The judge lounge will be in the media center.
 
For PF, the NOVEMBER/DECEMBER topic will be used - Resolved: Increased United States federal regulation of cryptocurrency transactions and/or assets will produce more benefits than harms.
 
For LD, the NOVEMBER/DECEMBER topic will be used - Resolved: A just government ought to recognize an unconditional right of workers to strike. (Please note that we are NO LONGER using the Novice "Civil Disobedience" topic).
 
For Policy Debate, the 2021-22 topic will be used - Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its protection of water resources in the United States. In addition, at the MASTs all teams MUST use the Novice Policy Packet. The Novice Policy Packet can be accessed at http://www.debatecoaches.org/2021-2022-novice-packet
 
Extemp topic areas will be "Climate Change" and "the United Nations", and Impromptu topic areas will be "Champions" and "Women in History".
 
Congress legislation for the fall semester was emailed to all coaches. It is also accessible electronically here under the "Files for Download" section. The fall legislation packet has designations for which bills will be debated in which months, with 4 bills per month. Per usual, chambers might not debate all 4 bills if time does not allow.
 
More information will be distributed as the tournament approaches. Please let your mentor know if you have any questions.

Manager contact information

Lisa Farris
Email address: lisa.farris@browardschools.com
Phone number: 9545473547

Mailing address

Stoneman Douglas High School
5901 Pine Island Rd.
Parkland, FL 33076

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