Climb the Mountain

Online Debate Tournament

April 29, 2017, Saturday

 

   How to Online Debate!

Ballots emailed

Facebook page will have postings and topics.

Facebook Announcements & Discussion Page

Debates and topic striking at:

http://www.debatable.co

Aff debater creates debate in debatable.co after topics are announced

Debaters strike topics in debatable.co (neg strikes first)

20 minutes prep time

 

11:00am to 5:45pm pacific coast time

3 rounds plus two elims in IPDA debate

All times shown are Pacific Coast Time

11:00 Tech Testing and confirmation

11:15 Round 1

12:30 Round 2

  1:45 Round 3

  3:00 Break

  3:15 Elim 1

  4:30  Elim 2

ENTRY DUE TUES. APR. 25, 10pm pacific coast time

Email Jim Hanson at hansonjb@gmail.com with

First and last name of debater, open, jv, or novice division

First and last name of judge, email address of judge, any constraints or others for the judge (need 1 judge per 3 debaters)

FEES

School Fee: $20

Debater Fee: $20 per IPDA debater

Judging Fees: $40 per uncovered IPDA debater (you need 1 judge per 3 debaters)

Partial commitment judges judge all rounds and for rounds beyond commitment, fees are reduced.

If you need to hire judges, please tell Jim at least one week before the tournament starts at hansonjb@gmail.com

AWARDS

Mailed to participants.

Stuffed animals for those placing (top half of speakers; debaters that advance to elims).

Silver Stainless Steel Platters for first place.

DIVISIONS

We will use IPDA definitions of divisions.

Novice (debaters with 8 or less debate tournaments)

Junior (debaters with 16 or less debate tournaments; or debaters who have competed in 8 or less debate tournaments after their novice eligibility is used)

Open (open to any participant).

Exception? We want your students to have the right opportunity. Contact Jim Hanson at hansonjb@gmail.com 

 

 

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Speaking Times:

·        Affirmative constructive speech (5 minutes)

·        Negative cross-examination of affirmative (2 minutes)

·        1 minute prep for neg.

·        Negative constructive speech (6 minutes)

·        Affirmative cross-examination of negative (2 minutes)

·        1 minute prep for aff.

·        Affirmative rebuttal (3 minutes)

·        1 minute prep for neg.

·        Negative rebuttal and summary (5 minutes)

·        1 minute prep for aff.

·        Affirmative summary (3 minutes)

Judge – Coach Expectations PPoint

Student – Observer Expectations PPoint

 

NW Forensics Page with Other Climb Tournaments

 

Parli Flow Template (for judges; competitors may use computers for debatable.co/skype BUT cannot use computers for flowing nor for reading any materials prepared prior to topic announcement unless they have a disabilities exception—just email Jim for this)

 

Email Jim Hanson (Tab) questions at hansonjb@gmail.com or hansonjb.tab@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

External Links

Climb the Mountain Speech and Debate Foundation

IPDA Debate