Event: 2013 State Debate
Description: The NDHSAA State Debate Tournament will be held on February 1 and 2, 2013 at Fargo South High School located at 1840 15th Avenue South. Gayle Hyde will serve as tournament manager.
Please note that Fargo South will be in session through 3:30 p.m. so teams should enter through the Main Entrance and proceed directly to the Commons Area. Please do not arrive before 2:15 p.m. Students will be allowed to wait in the commons area while the coaches meet in the library. The coaches’ meeting must recess at 3:00 p.m. so the general meeting may start on time.
Round I of debate will begin at 3:45 p.m. on Friday, February 1st. Students will debate through three rounds on this first day.
On Saturday, February 2, debate begins at 8:15 a.m. with Round IV contests. Following the four open rounds, quarterfinal competition begins at 10:00 a.m. Final rounds of debate are scheduled for 3:15 p.m. with awards following in the Commons Area.
2013 will mark the 100th annual State Debate tournament sponsored by the North Dakota High School Activities Association. Admission is free to the public. For more information about debate in North Dakota, please visit http://www.ndhsaa.com/fine_arts/debate.
The following is the 2-day tournament schedule:
Friday, February 1
10:00 a.m. Final Deadline for Substitutions/Drops Noon Scheduling Committee meets in Library
2:20 p.m. Coaches’ Meeting in Library
3:10 p.m. General Meeting for Students and release of schedule for Round I in the Commons;
Judges meeting in the South Faculty Lounge
3:45 p.m. Round I Division I and II PF; Division III LD
4:30 p.m. Round I Division I and II LD; Division III PF
5:15 p.m. Round II Division I and II PF; Division III LD
6:00 p.m. Round II Division I and II LD; Division III PF
6:45 p.m. Round III Division I and II PF; Division III LD
7:30 p.m. Round III Division I and II LD; Division III PF
Saturday, February 2
7:45 a.m. Schedule Released
8:15 a.m. Round IV Division I and II LD; Division III PF
9:00 a.m. Round IV Division I and II PF; Division III LD
10:00 a.m. Elimination Rounds begin
10:00 a.m. Quarterfinals of Division II LD and Division III PF
11:00 a.m. Quarterfinals of Division I LD and Division III LD
12:00 p.m. Semifinals of Division III PF; Quarterfinals Division I PF and Division II PF
1:00 p.m. Semifinals of Division I LD, Division II LD, Div. III LD, and Division II PF;
Finals Division III PF
2:15 p.m. Semifinals Division I PF; Finals Division II LD, Division III LD, and Division II PF
3:15 p.m. Finals Division I LD and Division I PF
Approximately 4:30 p.m. Awards in the Commons Area
Starts: February 01, 2013 10:00 AM
Ends: February 02, 2013 05:00 PM