NYCUDL Elementary School City Championships
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 –email@example.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
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.
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.
• 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.
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.
To submit teams into Speechwire: Wednesday, March 18th by 5PM
Check-in / Day of tournament check-in: Saturday, March 21th, by 9:00AM
SATURDAY – March 21st, 2015
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 QUEENS, NY11372
Q23, Q33, Q49, Q66, Q72
7 Train to 90th Street - Elmhurst Ave