2017 York University High School Debate Tournament
OSDU Members, Coaches and Students,
OSDU has received information about the following NON-OSDU EVENT debating opportunity that it wishes to bring to your attention:
"Dear Coaches, Debaters, and Colleagues,
The York Debate Society is pleased to invite you to the 2017 York U High School Debate Tournament on November 24th - 25th. Included in this invitation package are the tournament information, schedule, registration form. If you have any questions, please feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org.
4700 Keele St, Toronto
Ross Building South
Dinner on Friday, and breakfast and lunch on Saturday will be provided. Please include any dietary restrictions in the registration package included below.
Please register your teams (with the payment) by November 15th 2017. There will be a team cap of 8 teams per school. Registration will be on a first come first serve basis so it's recommended to register as soon as possible via the registration form below:
$110/two person team. Cheques should be mailed out to:
90 Atkinson Rd Apt. No. 204
North York, ON
Style: British Parliamentary
Coaches are responsible for arranging accommodations for themselves and their teams.
Holiday Inn Express Toronto-North York
30 Norfinch Dr, North York, ON M3N 1X1
Best Western Plus Toronto North York Hotel & Suites
50 Norfinch Dr, Toronto, ON M3N 1X1
This tournament will be open to students from Grade 7 - Grade 12. Within the tournament, there will be a novice final for the top four novice teams to debate in front of an audience (pending sufficient novice teams). Novice debaters are debaters in their first year of high school debate OR are in Grade 9 or younger. In order to qualify as a novice team, both debaters must be a novice.
Friday, November 24th, 2017
3:30 - 5:00 PM Registration
5:00 - 5:30 PM Introductions and Briefings
5:30 - 6:45 PM Round 1
6:45 - 7:30 PM Dinner
7:30 - 8:45 PM Round 2
Saturday, November 25th, 2017
8:30 - 9:30 AM Check In & Breakfast
9:30 - 11:15 AM Round 3
11:15 - 1:00 PM Round 4
1:00 - 1:45 PM Lunch
1:45 - 3:30 PM Round 5 (Hidden Quarters)
3:30 - 5:15 PM Semi-Finals & Novice Finals
5:15 - 7:00 PM Finals
7:00 - 8:00 PM Awards
This schedule is subject to change. Exact room locations will be announced once they are confirmed.
Tianzhi Yang & Arwen Macphee-Wagner