Middle School Debate

2021 Middle School Debate Spring Competition

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

"Resolved: Federal judges should be appointed for a term of only 18 years."

 

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

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


The preliminary Middle School Spring Tournament will take place on Tuesday, May 4 2021, hosted via Zoom, beginning at 3:00 p.m.

The playoff Middle School Spring Tournament will take place on Tuesday, May 11 2021, hosted via Zoom, beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Middle 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

Middle 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.