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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! Tournament Registration due Monday 5pm!!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 28, 2019 6:33:29 AM |

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Hi Everyone! Apologies on the quick turn around but with the two weekends impacted by the Winter Break, we only have February 9th to host the Middle School Tournament!  So sign up this week!  Registrations deadline is Monday 5pm - always the Monday 5pm of the week of the tournament! You can always register "TBA" entries! Parliamentary/Congressional Debate is in Harlem at Hamilton Grange MS - thank you so much for hosting! And Public Forum Debate Tournament is in Brooklyn at IS 281! 

  

General Reminders! 

  

1. Middle School Tournament #5 (Saturday, February 9th) Registration CLOSES MONDAY 5PM!!! Deadline is always the Monday of the week of the Tournament!! You can register "TBA" entries, just don't be late after Monday! 

 

2. Middle School States Championships Bids Updates!!! 

At City Championships, each high school can send two teams per division and per event!  Totally up to you what teams!!! Have your own mini tournament! Select based on overall record!!  or other method!  For State Champs however, it is through "bids" - at least 2 winning record tournaments... with the same partner!! More info and bid list on our State Champs website - https://www.debate.nyc/the-new-york-state-debate-championship

 

3. Digital Debate Public Forum Debate Class!!! Now Live!!! 

  
So we are working on a digital debate classroom that teachers as well as students can directly access. Click here for video intro!  The online class will be devoted to each month’s PF topic. You can access topic lectures, videos, sample speeches for both speakers, topic glossaries, games + games + games + games, and more. And definitely let us know for any other features. Teachers and students can directly enroll and so you can pass on the enrollment links below to your students. You can also just plug and play resources into your own lessons and practices - lectures, games, videos, news articles. And more features soon as we continue to build it out, folks share feedback and please share any resources you would like to include - lesson plans, activities, etc and we can post.  PLEASE let us know any feedback!  We sent a link to all registered coaches. Please email us at info@debate.nyc if you did not receive the invitation!  And check out intro video! - 
 
Intro Video

   

4. 2018-2019 Tournament Calendar! Save the dates! 

 

We have a new calendar system on our website so you can add the Tournament Calendar to your Google Calendar, iCalendar or other feeds. As well as share via social media, Email, etc. Each tournament location is also linked to Google Calendar for directions. And you will also see a button that takes you to Tabroom.com to register for that tournament. Visit our Middle School Calendar: https://www.debate.nyc/ms-calendar

 

Middle School Tournament Calendar (Parliamentary Debate & City Council Debate Calendar)
9/29 - NYC Middle School Tournament #1  - PS 161 (Confirmed).  CITY COUNCIL DEBATE WORKSHOP! 
11/10 - NYC Middle School Tournament #2 - Marine Park (Confirmed)
12/1 - NYC Middle School Tournament #3 (Inwood Academy (Confirmed)
1/19 - NYC Middle School Tournament #4. WHEELS  (confirmed)
2/9 - NYC Middle School Tournament #5: Hamilton Grange (Confirmed)
3/16-17 (Sat & Sun) - NYC Middle School City Championships (PS 161 & Hamilton Grange Confirmed)
4/13-14  (Sat & Sun)- New York State Debate Championships (Still need a location!)
 
Middle School Tournament Calendar (Public Forum Debate Calendar)
9/29 - NYC Middle School Tournament #1: IN Tech Academy (Confirmed)
11/10 - NYC Middle School Tournament #2: Hunters Point Community MS (Confirmed)
12/1 - NYC Middle School Tournament #3: In Tech Academy (Confirmed)
1/19 - NYC Middle School Tournament #4: PS/IS 266 (Confirmed)
2/9 - NYC Middle School Tournament #5 -  PS/IS 281 (Confirmed)
3/16-17 (Sat & Sun) - NYC Middle School City Championships: PS 161 & Hamilton Grange (Confirmed)
4/13-14  (Sat & Sun) - New York State Debate Championships (Still need a location!)

  

Thank You for your support to make debate accessible for all! 

 

Sincerely,

Erik Fogel

erik@debate.nyc

917-455-1079

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