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Congress Bills
 
Prepared topic for WSD

General information

This is a High School tournament in Indiana.

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The Giant Speakers welcome you to our annual fall/winter debate meet. We will offer divisions in novice and varsity. NOVICE debaters are those who have less than 50 NFL/NSDA points and who are first year debaters; all others will be considered varsity for our tournament purposes. There will be no JV division.

 

PARKING

Buses and cars are to park on the North end of the building. Debaters, judges, spectators  will enter at doors 17 and 19 for the meet (the career center). From there, you will report to the Harvest Cafe. A hospitality room will be available for the day for judges only.

 

REGISTRATION

Registration deadlines are Mon, November 12 at 5pm EST; changes by Wed, November 14 by 7pm EST in speechwire. Questions to gary.peters@wayne.k12.in.us

 

EVENTS

We will offer the November NSDA topics for public forum, congressional debate, policy debate, Worlds School debate, and Lincoln-Douglas debate for four rounds. Rounds one and two will be random; rounds 3 and 4 will be power matched.  We will not re-run rounds for late debaters.

 

Updated 10/29/2018 - Congress Bills are 6,4,11 ad 9.

 

UPDATED 11/05/2018 - WORLD SCHOOL DEBATE PREPARED TOPIC
Prepared topic for WSD rounds 1 and 3:
 
This House supports national funding to fight human trafficking across Africa.
 

EXTEMP DEBATE

Details on this event will come later.

 

We will combine novice and varsity categories if there are low entries.

 

JUDGES

1 Judge for every 4 entries. Judges are expected to judge any category at any level all day up to the semi-final round. Award ribbons will NOT be mailed if schools leave. Varsity students will be allowed to judge novice rounds only.

 

AWARDS

Awards will be the top 12 in each category.

 

 

IMPORTANT NOTE

There will be many other activities in our building during the day. We request that you remain in the building throughout the day and support our concessions so that we will be able to host. By no means will we re-run rounds.

 

Warmly,

The Ben Davis GIANT SPEAKERS COACHING STAFF

 

Manager contact information

Gary Peters or Fred Douse
Email address: gary.peters@wayne.k12.in.us or fred.douse@wayne.k12.in.us
Phone number: (317) 9887188

Mailing address

1200 N Girls School Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46214

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