Invitation to 2016 OSDU Eastern Regional English Provincial Qualifier
2 December 2016
You are cordially invited to the OSDU Eastern Regional English Debating Tournament hosted by Colonel By Secondary School on Friday, December 2nd, from 4:30 pm to 9:30pm.
The tournament will consist of three rounds of debate. There will be no prepared topic, only impromptu debate resolutions.
This tournament will qualify the top teams to participate in the OSDU Provincial Championship, which will take place in Ottawa from February 24th to 26th, 2017.
Schools must have paid their OSDU membership in order to participate in both Regionals and Provincials.
A detailed description of the Canadian National Debate Format can be found on the OSDU website at http://osdu.on.ca/site/about/cndf/
The specific speaker times are as follows:
First Proposition Speaker - Constructive Speech 8 minutes
First Opposition Speaker - Constructive Speech 8 minutes
Second Proposition Speaker - Constructive Speech 8 minutes
Second Opposition Speaker - Constructive Speech 8 minutes
First Opposition Speaker - Summary/Rebuttal 4 minutes
First Proposition Speaker - Summary/Rebuttal 4 minutes
You may send up to three teams to the tournament. Please try to provide at least one adult judge per school. Judges may be teachers, debate coaches or parents. There may be openings for additional teams should a school not fill the three team maximum.
Please submit registration of the teams through email to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. Include the names of the debaters in pairs, judges, and any food restrictions.
A fee of $90.00 per team (two students) includes after school snack and dinner. It can be paid upon arrival. Please make cheques payable to Colonel By Secondary School.
COLONEL BY SECONDARY SCHOOL
2381 Ogilvie Road
If you have further questions please do not hesitate to contact Bruce Duncan or myself (email@example.com).