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Middle School Coach Weekly! State Champs Date Change!!!!!!!!!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 10, 2019 6:07:43 PM |

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Hi Everyone! 

 

1.  Thank you for attending Middle School Tournament #5!!!!  Click here for our Tournament Blog, Results, Photos and More!   A HUGE SHOUT OUT TO HAMILTON GRANGE MS AND I.S. 281 Joseph B Cavallaro for hosting!

 

2.   State Champs Date Change!!  Now April 6th- 7th!! We finally have confirmed a host and so with that is a date change. Thank you so much to Ms. Weems, Coach of the MS/PS 15 Institute for Environmental Learning and NYCUDL Board Member for hosting!  The MS State Champs will now be on the same date as the HS State Champs on April 6th-7th (Saturday-Sunday). Address and Google Maps on our website calendar page - https://www.debate.nyc/ms-calendar.

 

3.  Registration Open for Middle School City Championships!  Saturday March 16th-March 17th. Click here for locations, dates, Google Maps and Registration!   Every NYCUDL Middle School can send 4 teams maximum!  And maximum of 2 teams per division ie cannot have all 4 of your teams in Novice!  Also all invoices and membership fees must be paid for by the Monday registration deadline of the Tournament!!!!!!  

 

General Reminders! 

  

1. Middle School City Championships Registration is Open! 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!!!  Access for Saudi Arabia Topic Resources! 

  

PUBLIC FORUM TOPIC ONLINE RESOURCES FOR SAUDI ARABIA TOPIC.  We have created a digital debate classroom for each of the monthly PF topics. You can find plug and play resources for your debate practices or send students directly the registration information below to access - (a) Powerpoint Lectures on the topic; (b) Sample Speeches that can be used at the tournament for both speakers; (c) Games on topic vocabulary and readings; (d) videos; (e) curated articles and more.  Since the March topic for high school is different, this may not be available for March which will be Financial Literacy. But will return for the April topic for sure. Would love your feedback on this new resource for teachers and students.  You can email us at info@debate.nyc if any issues on registering for the class. 

 

Intro Video
 
Registration Link
 
Create a “New Account”
Once you go to the website above, it will ask for your username and password. You probably do not have one so scroll down where it says “Is this your first time here” and there is an introductory message and then a button “Create new account”
 
Click on “Create New Account”
Please complete the details - username, password, email, first name, last name and school name are the required fields. Other fields are not required.  Click on “Create my new account." 
 
Class Available
"February Public Forum Debate Class"
 
Class Code
Code to enroll in February PF class - "saudiarabia"  

   

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)
4/6-7  (Sat & Sun)- New York State Debate Championships (PS/MS 15 Institute for Environmental Learning (Confirmed)
 
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)
4/6-7  (Sat & Sun)- New York State Debate Championships (PS/MS 15 Institute for Environmental Learning (Confirmed)
  
Thank You for your support to make debate accessible for all! 

 

Sincerely,

Erik Fogel

erik@debate.nyc

917-455-1079

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