SVUDL Sojourner Truth Invitational

2022 — San Jose, CA/US



JUDGES: For immediate assistance, please reach out to Robert Burns @

The Sojourner Truth Invitational


This year the Sojourner Truth will be held on Saturday, October 15 at Latino College Preparatory Academy, located at 14271 Story Rd, San Jose, CA 95127.

8:45 AM - New Judge Q&A/Coach Registration
If you have never judged before, bring your questions and Dr. Burns will be there to answer them. Coach's, make sure to show up and let us know if there are any drops!

9AM - Student and Coach Welcome

This is a staging area where we welcome students and support them as they head to their first debate.

9:30 AM - Round 1 (Policy, Public Speaking, Impromptu, Public Forum and Interpretation of Literature) Starts
10:45 AM - Round 2 (Impromptu and Public Forum) Starts

12PM - Lunch
There are two different events scheduled for lunch: a debrief for coaches and judges and a student leadership council meeting.
Judge and Coach Debrief
Student Leadership Council Meeting
1PM - Round 2 (Policy, Public Speaking and Interpretation of Literature) Starts
1PM - Round 3 (Impromptu and Public Forum) Starts
2:15 PM - Semifinals (Impromptu and Public Forum) Starts
3:30 PM - Round 3 (Policy, Public Speaking and Interpretation of Literature) Starts
3:30 PM - Finals (Impromptu and Public Forum) Starts

5:45 PM - Award Ceremony

Rules and Regulations