Climb the Mountain
Online Debate Tournament
April 29, 2017, Saturday
Facebook page will have postings and topics.
Debates and topic striking at:
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
3:15 Elim 1
4:30 Elim 2
Email Jim Hanson at firstname.lastname@example.org 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)
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 email@example.com
Mailed to participants.
Stuffed animals for those placing (top half of speakers; debaters that advance to elims).
Silver Stainless Steel Platters for first place.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 prep time unless they have a disabilities exception—just email Jim for this)