Viking Clash Middle School

2022 — Bountiful, UT/US

We are excited to invite you to the 2022 Viewmont Viking Clash Middle School, which will be hosted at Viewmont High School in Bountiful, Utah, on November 11th. We are hosting this tournament to help Middle School Debate grow in Davis County, so if you need financial assistance to enter, please contact the tournament director. We will offer the standard UDCA middle school events:

Lincoln Douglass Debate
Policy Debate
Extemporaneous Speaking
Original Oratory


Our tournament will follow this schedule, which may run faster at the discretion of the Tournament Director. Please be on time so we can start rounds promptly.

Registration - 2:45
Judging Meeting - 3:10
Round 1 - 3:30
Round 2 - 4:30
Round 3 - 6:00
Awards - 7:00

Food and snacks will be available throughout the tournament. Dinner will be pizza, and will be offered for $4 a plate starting at approximatley 5:30 pm. Dinner will be provided for coaches and judges.


We will follow the UDCA middle school times, topics, and rules. Topics are as follows:

  • Lincoln Douglas: "Resolved: In a democracy, a free press ought to prioritize objectivity over advocacy"

  • Policy: "Resolved: the United States federal government should substantially increase its security cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in the area of artificial intelligence and/or cybersecurity"

Topics for extemp will be created using modified NSDA November Practice Topics. General topic groupings will be released on November 7.

By request of a Junior High near Viewmont, Impromptu and SPAR will also be offered. We will use normal high school times for both.


To keep the tournament running smoothly, we ask all teams to provide 2 judges per 3 debate entries and 1 judge per 4 speech entries. Judges may be Juniors and Seniors in high school with at least one year of experience in debate.


We will award 1st through 3rd in all divisions, with first place recipients receiving coveted Viking helmets.

Thank you for considering our tournament. We hope to see you here!