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Maverick Invitational

Dear Coaches, Competitors, and Judges,
 
 
Welcome to the Maverick Invitational. We are excited to host you on Saturday, January 26th, 2019.
 
Events: We are pleased to offer outstanding competition in Congressional Debate, Original Oratory, Mixed Extemporaneous, Dramatic Interpretation, Humorous Interpretation, Duo Interpretation, Program Oral Interpretation, and Informative. We are also hosting a World Schools Debate division, a great chance for those debaters who will be attending the NSDA Qualifier in March to get some practice. New this year, we will offer Public Forum debate.
 
Rounds: There will be 4 rounds of competition and Finals in Speech events. Congress will have 3 preliminary sessions and a Final Session. WSD will be a round robin of 5 rounds if there are only 6 entries, if there are more, we will run 4 prelims and Finals. Public Forum will be 5 rounds.
 
Judges: In order to run a smooth and efficient tournament, we will need you to provide 1 judge for every 5 entries in Speech/Congress and 1 judge for every 2 entries in WSD or PF. There is a $100 charge for missing judges. Judges may be used across pools to facilitate the timely advancement of rounds.
 
Entry fee: Entry fees will be $25.00 per competitor.
 
Deadlines: Entries will be accepted through Tuesday January 22nd at 5:00pm. After the entry deadline, all drops and changes will need to be emailed to speechanddebate@mccarthyhigh.org. After the deadline has passed, any drops will forfeit their entry fee. On Friday January 25th any drops will be assessed the entry fee plus a $10.00 penalty. Drops the day of or during the tournament will forfeit the entry fee plus a $25.00 penalty.
 
Meals: All meal prices for competitors are included in the entry fee. Judge meal fees are $10.00 per judge. Competitors will have the choice of chicken ceaser, Italian, or Greek vegetarian wraps.
 
Registration: Registration will begin promptly at 7:00am on Saturday, January 26th in the iCatholic Center. Registration will close at 7:30am.
 
Congress: All Congress legislation should be emailed to speechanddebate@mccarthyhigh.org by Thursday, January 17th. Bills will be posted on Friday January 18th.
 
World Schools Debate: Rounds 1 and 3 will be prepared, and Rounds 2, 4, and Finals will be impromptu. 
     Prepared Motions: This House would end all assistance to Saudi Arabia.
                                    This House would ban medical experiments on living animals.
     Impromptu Topic Areas: Economy, Education, and Technology
 
Public Forum Debate: We will use the FEBRUARY topic, Resolved: The United States should end its arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
 
Extemp Topics: Asia, Education, Latin America, US Economy, Environment
 
 
Regards,
 
Jennifer Schraeder
Director of Speech and Debate
Archbishop McCarthy

 

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Jennifer Schraeder
Email address: jschraeder@mccarthyhigh.org
Phone number: 954-434-8820

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Archbishop McCarthy
5451 S Flamingo Rd
Southwest Ranches, FL 33330-2727

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