City of Trees Varsity Opener 2022
2022 — Boise, ID/US
Where: Borah High School, 6001 Cassia
Tournament Registration and Fees: The last day for registration is Wednesday October 19.
Fees: $5 per competitor
Drops after Thursday October 20 will incur a $50 drop fee.
Topics: LD/PF will use the Sept/Oct topics. Congress will use the bills found in the D3 Fall 2022 Legislation Packet.
This is an approximate tournament schedule. Rounds may begin sooner or later depending on judge availability. LD/PF may be single flighted if possible. Semi-Finals and Finals will be single flighted if possible in LD/PF.
Round 1: 8:00 AM
Round 2: 10:00 AM
Round 3: 12:00 PM
Round 4: 2:00 PM
Round 5: 3:30 PM
Semi-Finals: 5:30 PM
Finals: 7:30 PM
Session 1: 8:30 AM
Session 2: 12:30 PM
Supers: 4:45 PMWe will also have a joint Sweepstakes award with the Borah Novice Tournament. (There will be no standalone sweeps for CoT) For the joint sweepstakes the top 3 entries from each team in each event (maximum 12 entries) will be included for sweepstakes points. In LD/PF/CX a win will earn 2 points, a loss will earn 1 point. In Congress an overall session rating in the top 3 will earn 4 points, a overall rating of 4-8 will earn 3 points, 9+ will earn 2 points. Entries which clear to elimination rounds will earn 2 points for a loss in Elims and 4 points for a win. In order to be eligible for sweepstakes a school must compete at BOTH tournaments.
There will be limited concessions available for students and judges. There will also be a food truck available to purchase food.
Varsity Debaters may be asked to allow novice debaters to shadow them- watching rounds and discussing them during down time. Varsity Debaters are expected to be accommodating and assist in the education of Novice Students.