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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS TOURNAMENT!

by admin | Mar 18, 2015 |

Elementary School Debate League, Harlem Debate League

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NYCUDL Elementary School City Championships 

PS 149Q

On behalf of the New York City Urban Debate League, you are cordially invited to the NYCUDL  Elementary School City Championships on March 21, 2015 for a day of exciting, fun and intense debate excitement.

We will offer one debate formats: Elementary Debate and guided competition, featuring three rounds of elementary debate.

Judges’ training will be available for individuals interested in judging elementary debate 

All questions, concerns and/or issues about the tournament should be directed to:

Program Director: Aubrey Semple –semplenyc@gmail.com

Looking forward to seeing you all,

Aubrey Semple – Program Director-Tournament Host / New York City Urban Debate League 

Erik Fogel – Executive Director / New York City Urban Debate League

Online Registration

Registration will take place on speechwire.com

ONLINE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR ALL ENTRIES IS 5PM –March 18TH, 2015

Once registration is closed on Wednesday March 18th at 5pm, you may still drop or change the names of your entries and judges, but you may not add any additional names.

Judging Assignment

Each school must provide one judge for every four teams competing.

There will be judge training for new/inexperienced judges.  Providing a judge for training may also count toward fulfillment of your judging assignment. 

Judges must check in on the morning of the tournament by 9:00am.

TOPICS

ELEMENTARY

• Children should be prohibited from using social media.

LATE ARRIVAL POLICY

Once check-in closes (at 9:00am) – late arrivals will forfeit the first round and will debate round 2 (even if only late by a few minutes).  During round 1, late arrivals should observe and flow debates.

We must emphasize this rule in order to have an efficient, timely and well-managed tournament.  Please oblige to this request. 

AWARDS

Speaker points will be on the scale of 30 points.

We will provide awards for top speakers, top teams and sweepstakes for top schools.  Sweepstakes will be calculated based on the school’s top 5 team entries.

IMPORTANT DATES

To submit teams into Speechwire: Wednesday, March 18th by 5PM

Check-in / Day of tournament check-in: Saturday, March 21th, by 9:00AM

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

SATURDAY – March 21st, 2015

Elementary Debate

8:00am – Breakfast and Registration

9:00am – Registration ends and judge orientation begins

9:30am - Introductory activity and Round 1 prep

10:05am - Round 1

10:45am - Round 2 prep

11:10am - Round 2

12:00pm - Lunch

12:45pm - Round 3 prep

1:15pm - Round 3

2:00pm - Awards 

TRAVEL DIRECTIONS TO THE TOURNAMENT

School Name: PS 149Q 

Address: 93-11 34 AVENUE QUEENSNY11372

Buses 

Q23, Q33, Q49, Q66, Q72 

Subways 

7 Train to 90th Street - Elmhurst Ave

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