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SFCFL 3: Miami Beach Senior High School | December 8, 2018


The Speech and Debate team from Miami Beach Senior High School invites you to the 3rd SFCFL tournament on Saturday, December 8, 2018.   Remember, you must be a paid member of SFCFL to attend this tournament. 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 

SFCFL COMMUNITY SERVICE: For SFCFL 3 at Miami Beach we are proud to be partnering with Toys for Tots. We will help raise funds throughout the tournament and we will collect unwrapped children toys for the drive benefiting the children affected by Hurricane Michael in the Panhandle.

EVENTSNovice & Varsity Public Forum, Novice & Varsity Lincoln Douglas Debate, Varsity & Novice Congress, Novice & Varsity Team Debate (Policy), Program Oral Interpretation, Mixed Extemporaneous Speaking, Original Oratory, Duo Interpretation, Oral Interpretation, Dramatic Performance, Declamation, Informative Speaking, Big Questions Debate


STUDENT ENTRY FEE:   $18.00 per student –includes lunch - 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, or LD judges. Please make certain you have the correct number of debate judge. Schools with more than 35 IE competitors will need only 7 IE judges.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:    Enter online at   www.speechwire.comEntries will be accepted through Tuesday December 4, 2018.  Changes and drops may be made until Friday, December 7, 2018 at 8:00 a.m., but you will be charged the entry fee for any student originally entered.  The web site will be closed Tuesday night. Drops after Tuesday night and before Friday at 8:00 a.m. will be charged the entry fee.  After 8:00 a.m. on Friday, drops will incur $10.00 in addition to the entry fee.   Please e-mail me any changes/drops, judge names after Wednesday evening.  Drops on the day of tournament or “discovered” during the actual tournament will result in the entry fee forfeiture plus a $20.00 penalty. 

LUNCH:  Miami Beach Senior High School will provide lunches which are included in the entry fee.  For SFCFL 3, you do not have to order lunch for students. Miami Beach will offer a selection to the all students entered in the tournament and therefore you will receive a lunch for a meal choice.

However, you must order for all judges, adults and/or coachesPlease remember to order lunch for your judges/coaches separately; cost for lunch for judges/coaches is $7.00. Judge and coach lunches will be automatically added if you choose to ignore this item. 

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE:  Registration begins promptly at 7:15 a.m. and will close at 7:45 a.m.  Please be prompt. We will offer 5 rounds of competition in all events (3 rounds in Novice/Varsity Team Debate) and 3 sessions of Congressional Debate.

SCHOOL ADDRESSMiami Beach Senior High School 2231 Prairie Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139




2018 November/December Topic: Resolved: In a democracy, the public’s right to know ought to be valued above the right to privacy of candidates for public office.


2018 November/December Topic: Resolved: The United States federal government should impose price controls on the pharmaceutical industry.


2018-2109 Topic: Resolved: Humans are primarily driven by self-interest.

POLICY DEBATE (Varsity/Novice)

2018-2019:  Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reduce its restrictions on legal immigration to the United States.

NOVICE POLICY SHOULD USE THE NOVICE POLICY PACKET for COMPETITION: Florida novice policy debate uses the NDCA novice packet to encourage predictable, educational debates. The packet can be found here: http://www.debatecoaches.org/20182019-novice-packet/

SFCFL 2-3: Full Novice Packet; SFCFL 4: No restrictions BUT everyone should (pretty please) have an active wiki and practice good disclosure!!


STUDENT CONGRESS LEGISLATION:  e-mail by Monday November 19, 2018 to dariocamara@gmail.com. Legislation will be posted on www.sfcfl.org under the link "Topics & Legislation.”

EXTEMP TOPIC AREAS: The 116th Congress, The Trump Presidency, Middle East, Global Hot Spots, India

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

Looking forward to seeing you at our 3rd SFCFL tournament of the 2018-2019 season.



Dario Camara | SFCFL Director    


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Dario Camara
Email address: dariocamara@gmail.com
Phone number: 9548560541

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