Debate

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Afterschool Club Meetings:

LD/PF/Congress/IMP/Extemp - 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm in Gardner's room
OO - Thursdays 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in Gardner's room

Venture Debate Tournament Calendar 2019-2020

Updated 9/17/2019

Tournament

Difficulty

Thurs, Oct. 3

Falcon First @ Clearfield High (Novice Only, Varsity Judges)

Easy

Fri-Sun

Oct 4 - 5

Beehive Bonanza @ U of U

Difficult

Fri, Nov. 1

Portia Douglas @ Ogden High

Easy

Fri & Sat

Nov. 8 & 9

Speech Arts @ Highland high (DEBATES ONLY)

Difficult

Fri, Nov. 22

Cache Classic @ Ridgeline High

Easy

Fri. & Sat.

Dec. 6 & 7

Caesar Cicero @ Northridge High

Medium

Fri, Dec. 13

Ugly Sweater @ Woods Cross High

Easy

Fri-Sat Jan 17-18  Colorado Cup @ Mullen High, Denver CO Out of State OVERNIGHT  

Fri, Jan. 31

Layton Luau @ Layton High

Easy

Fri, Feb. 14

Davis Dart @ Davis High

Medium

Sat, Feb. 22

Speech/Congres Nat Quals @ TBA

Difficult

Sat, Feb. 22

Speech/Congress Nat Quals @ Weber High?

Medium

Tues. & Wed
Feb 25 & 26
Region 16 @ UMA or Venture       MANDATORY Difficult

Fri. & Sat.

Mar. 6 & 7

Debate/Big Questions Nat Quals @ TBA

Difficult

Mar. 13-14

2A State @ Venture MANDATORY (if qualified)

Difficult

           Key

MANDATORY

A ‘strongly’ recommended tournament.

OVERNIGHT


An overnight tournament. Hotel accommodations will be provided and there will likely be a separate cost associated with attendance.

Ampersand

ex: 5 & 6

A multi-day tournament that is not overnight. Students must plan on attending both days.




UHSAA Eligibility:
In order for students to participate in debate tournaments they must meet the following eligibility requirements.

From the UHSAA Handbook:
"In the preceding grading period, players earned a minimum of a 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent; did not fail more than one subject and have been certified as scholastically eligible by UHSAA standards."

Read more here.


Important Debate Documents

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INFORMATIVE