Winter WrapUp

2022 — NSDA Campus, BC/CA


The BL Internal Tournament is December 17, 2022. BL Speech and Debate Academy Invites you to compete in the BL Internal Tournament. Medals and trophies will be awarded to the top 5 speakers and teams. Top 10 speakers and teams will receive certificates. This tournament will be used for student evaluation and leveling for Winter 2023 classes. All your students are ready for this tournament based on our class curriculum.

Format: Students will participate in speech and debate events according to their current class levels.

  • Debate Fundamentals & Rising Stars: National Speech & Debate Association topic - Great Power Competition

  • Advanced Competition & Master Class: National Speech & Debate Association topic - Great Power Competition

  • Speech Students - Informative Speeches

ALL Saturday classes will attend the tournament in lieu of their normally scheduled class. If a Saturday student chooses not to register for the tournament they will be evaluating speeches & debates as a “shadow judge” alongside one of our coaches.

Timezone: Pacific Standard Time (PST/ PDT)

Debate Schedule:

8:30 AM - Arrival DIgital Zoom Room Opens

8:45 AM - Round 1 & 2 Pairings Released

9:00 AM - Round 1 Starts

10:30 AM - Round 2 Starts

12:05 PM - Round 3 Starts

1:30 PM - Round 4 Starts

2:30 PM - Lunch & Award Ceremony

Speech Schedule:

1:30 PM - Speech Showcase

2:30 - Lunch & Award Ceremony

See you soon!

Meagan Kowaleski & Ben Hagwood

Directors of Debate