High School Debate

2021 High School Debate Spring Competition

The resolution for this year's Spring High School Tournament is:

"Resolved: Congress should ban social media companies from censoring legal user speech."

 

For further information and introductory source material, please click here.

Registration is now open on Tabroom.com for the Civics First high school spring debate tournament. Please click here.


The preliminary High School Tournament will take place on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, hosted via Zoom, beginning at 3:00 p.m.

The playoff High School Tournament will take place on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, hosted via Zoom, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

 

High School Debate Preliminary Rounds Schedule:

2:45 p.m.

Arrival / Check-in for Students

3:00 p.m.

Virtual GA Announcements + Judges Workshop

4:00 p.m.

Round One – Prelims

6:15 p.m.

Virtual GA Check-in: Everyone return to GA

6:30 p.m.

Round Two – Prelims

8:45 p.m.

Awards

High School Debate Playoff Rounds Schedule:

8:45 a.m.

Arrival / Check-in for Students

9:00 a.m.

Virtual GA Announcements + Judges Workshop

10:00 a.m.

Round One – Quarterfinals

12:15 p.m.

Virtual GA Check-in: Everyone return to GA

12:30 p.m.

Round Two – Semifinals

2:45 p.m.

Virtual GA Check-in: Everyone return to GA

3:00 p.m.

Round Three - Finals

4:45 p.m.

Awards

 


For an overview of the debate and rules click here.

Registration will be through tabroom.com. If you already have an account, this should be easy. If not, instructions here.