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PBMSFL #1 (All Congress) (CANCELED)

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Palm Beach Middle School Forensic League Tournament #1 Invitation


We are SO excited to return to IN-PERSON competition! Because this is our first in-person tournament in over two years, it’s very important that you read this ENTIRE invitation carefully!


Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022


Location: The Greene School

2001 S. Dixie Hwy

West Palm Beach, Fl 33401


Time: 3:30 PM - 7:30 PM



Friday, Sept 24, 5:00 PM is the deadline for registering students and entering meals. You must purchase dinner for all students, judges, and coaches!


Monday, Sept 26th, 5:00 PM is the deadline for entering judges. At this point, please adjust your entry to comply with the judge quotas (listed below).


Tournament Guidelines:

  • This tournament is open to all students from PBMSFL member schools.
  • Students may compete in Congressional Debate ONLY (separate novice [1st year] and varsity divisions). The top three students in each division will receive trophies; students finishing fourth, fifth, and sixth will receive ribbons.



The entry fee is $15 per student. This entry fee includes registration costs and dinner for students.


Schools are required to purchase dinner for all judges and coaches at $7 per person.



The $15 entry fee includes dinner for students. Schools are required to purchase dinner for all judges and coaches at $7 per person. In addition to cheese or pepperoni pizza, water and chips will be provided. 


You must enter your meal choices on Speechwire under “Update your Meal Order” by Monday, Sept 25, 5:00 PM.


Judge Information:

For this tournament, one judge per ten Congress entries must be entered. 

  • Schools are required to provide a specific number of TRAINED judges based on their entries (judge quota is listed below).
  • Judges MUST provide a cell phone contact number on Speechwire.
  • Please use the JUDGE NOTES to annotate conflicts, event preferences, or other pertinent information (i.e., the judge has a different last name than their child(ren).
  • Judges will go to the password-protected Speechwire website, to access their e-ballots. The ballot will also provide space to write a reason for decision (RFD) explaining their ranks, as well as space to leave individual feedback for the competitors. This feedback is important to competitors. Even though we’re in-person, the tournament will still use e-ballots on Speechwire. Judges MUST bring a laptop or tablet!
  • **NEW THIS YEAR** - We have changed our high school judge policy to allow any sophomore, junior, or senior with 250 NSDA points to judge.
  • Schools will be fined $25 for each missing judge and will be required to drop students until your school complies with the judge quotas.


Congress - 1 judge for every 10 entries, or fraction thereof



  • Congressional Debate legislation will be posted under “Files for Download.” See below, under “Legislation,” for more information.

Manager contact information

Bo Lint/Shawna Christenson
Email address: bobby.lint@ahschool.com
Phone number: 561-602-8937

Mailing address

2001 S Dixie Hwy
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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