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DebateBroward MAST #7

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This information is from a tournament in a past season!

This is a Middle School tournament in Florida.

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Welcome to the penultimate MAST! Our 7th edition will be on Tuesday, March 28th 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, March 17th at 12pm noon. At that time as many students will be released from the waitlist as judge numbers allow. That is also when pizza preorders will close. Changes (drops or name changes) can be made until 12 pm on March 28th. Any changes after that, please text Justin Weaver: 954.790.8160 the school name, student who is dropping, and her/his event. 
You MUST arrive for the tournament between 1:30 pm and 2:00 pm. If you arrive after 2:00 pm you will not be allowed to enter until after 3 pm. 
Everyone will stay in the cafeteria until Stoneman Douglas has dismissed and round 1 is ready to begin (hopefully around 3:15 pm). The judge lounge will be in the media center.
For PF, the MARCH topic will be used - Resolved: The Republic of India should sign the Artemis Accords.
For LD, the MARCH/APRIL topic will be used - Resolved: The justices of the Supreme Court of the United States ought to be term-limited. (Please note that we are NO LONGER using the Novice "civil disobedience" topic).
For Policy Debate, the 2022-23 topic will be used - Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its security cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in one or more of the following areas: artificial intelligence, biotechnology, cybersecurity. In addition, at the MASTs all teams MUST use the Novice Policy Packet. The Novice Policy Packet can be accessed at the NDCA website: http://www.debatecoaches.org/
Extemp topic areas will be "the U.S. Supreme Court" and "China", and Impromptu topic areas will be "Courage" and "Artists".
Congress legislation for the spring semester was emailed to all coaches before Winter Break. It is also accessible electronically here under the "Files for Download" section. The spring legislation packet has designations for which bills will be debated in which months, with 4 bills per month. As always, chambers might not debate all 4 bills if time does not allow.
Also, middle school Congress competitors will have the opportunity to PO in the 2nd semester!
More information may be sent out as the tournament approaches. Please let your mentor know if you have any questions.

Manager contact information

Justin Weaver
Email address: justin.weaver@browardschools.com
Phone number: 954-790-8160

Mailing address

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

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