Welcome to the home page for the 2013 Pi Kappa Delta Nationals tournament hosted by Webster University on Mar 13-16, 2013 for College students.

Status: Tournament Completed

<div> <span style=\"font-size:11.0pt\">Dear Pi Kappa Delta and Forensic Colleagues,</span></div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> <span style=\"font-size:11.0pt\">I join the National Council of Pi Kappa Delta in extending this invitation to join us for Pi Kappa Delta&rsquo;s 100<sup>th</sup> birthday at its 2013 Biennial Convention and Tournament March 13-16 on the campus of Webster University in St. Louis, MO.&nbsp;I have been working with your national president, Gina Jensen, and our Webster staff, along with the PKD National Council to host the best birthday party any of our PKD members have ever seen.&nbsp;Pi Kapp&rsquo;s centennial celebration has been taking shape for several years.&nbsp;We are excited the event is finally here!&nbsp;</span></div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> <span style=\"font-size:11.0pt\">This year&rsquo;s tournament will feature the very best of intercollegiate forensics in a full range of individual and team events, including debate and individual events not before offered at a PKD national tournament.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;The convention will be highlighted by changes in scheduling, along with other features that will enable our members to celebrate the full benefits of their tournament participation, as well as the celebration of this important moment in PKD&rsquo;s history.&nbsp;A number of PKD&rsquo;s Hall of Fame members and past leaders will join several alumni and the current face of the active PKD undergraduate membership for a truly memorable nationals experience.&nbsp;All this will unfold on the beautiful campus of Webster University and the Sheraton Westport Lakeside Chalet. </span></div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> <span style=\"font-size:11.0pt\">This invitation outlines details about the tournament and convention.&nbsp;Additional details will be featured and added on the Pi Kappa Delta website.&nbsp;Individuals are encouraged to visit the website at <a href=\"http://www.pikappadelta.com\">www.pikappadelta.com</a>.&nbsp;Given the significance of this year&rsquo;s tournament and convention, a number of special events and features will be offered.&nbsp;The website will include updated information and forms for registration, hotel arrangements, and special centennial activities.&nbsp;We also encourage you to &ldquo;like&rdquo; the facebook page </span><b><i><span style=\"font-size:11.0pt;\">Pi Kappa Delta Nationals 2013 &ndash; Hosted by Webster.&nbsp;</span></i></b><span style=\"font-size:11.0pt;\">Frequent updates and information will be made available on this page as well as on PKD&rsquo;s website. You can also follow us on Twitter, @PiKappaDelta.</span></div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> <span style=\"font-size:11.0pt\">Please note the <b><i>Wednesday, February 13<sup>th</sup> deadline</i></b> for hotel reservations and initial tournament and convention entry.&nbsp;As in the past, a brief period for changes without penalty will be extended but initial entry <b><i>must be made by the February 13<sup>th</sup> deadline</i></b>.</span></div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> <span style=\"font-size:11.0pt\">We look forward to seeing you in St. Louis this March 13-16 for what promises to be an amazing biennial and birthday celebration!</span></div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> <span style=\"font-size:11.0pt\">Sincerely,</span></div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> <span style=\"font-size:11.0pt\">Scott Jensen&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Gina Jensen&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></div> <div> <span style=\"font-size:11.0pt\">National Tournament Director &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; National President&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></div> <div> <span style=\"font-size:11.0pt\">Co-Local Host&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Co-Local Host</span></div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> <span style=\"font-size:11.0pt\">NOTES:</span></div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> <span style=\"background-color:#ffff00;\"><span style=\"font-size: 11pt;\">Please email all Readers Theater Entry Info in separately as the site does not currently allow entries for events with more than 2 people.</span><br /> </span></div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> <span style=\"background-color:#ffff00;\">Entry Limits<br /> </span></div> <div> <p class=\"MsoNormal\"> A IE&mdash;2 events max, can enter anything else</p> <p class=\"MsoNormal\"> B IE&mdash;2 events max, can enter anything else</p> <p class=\"MsoNormal\"> C IE&mdash;2 events max, can enter anything else</p> <p class=\"MsoNormal\"> &nbsp;</p> <p class=\"MsoNormal\"> D NPDA, IPDA, Reader&rsquo;s Theatre, Discussion&mdash;1 event max EXCEPT for RT or Discussion, in which case they can enter each of these, can enter anything else except for F</p> <p class=\"MsoNormal\"> E LD, Public Forum, Legislative Debate, Reader&rsquo;s Theatre&mdash;1 event max, can enter anything else except for F</p> <p class=\"MsoNormal\"> F Worlds, CEDA/NDT&mdash;1 event max, can enter A, B, C, or G ONLY</p> <p class=\"MsoNormal\"> G Student Scholarship&mdash;can enter anything else</p> <p class=\"MsoNormal\"> &nbsp;</p> <p class=\"MsoNormal\"> &nbsp;</p> <p class=\"MsoNormal\"> <span style=\"background-color:#ffff00;\">Judging Info<br /> </span></p> <p class=\"MsoNormal\"> &nbsp;</p> <p class=\"MsoNormal\"> <i>One judge for every six individual event entries</i></p> <p class=\"MsoNormal\"> <i>One judge for every two debate teams/L-D entries/IPDA entries/one reader&rsquo;s theatre entry</i></p> <p class=\"MsoNormal\"> <i>One judge for every four discussion/legislative debate entries</i></p> <p class=\"MsoNormal\"> &nbsp;</p> <p class=\"MsoNormal\"> <i>Individual events, discussion, reader&rsquo;s theater, and half of any debate entry</i></p> <p> <i>Individual events and both L-D/Public Forum and NPDA/IPDA/legislative debate entries</i><i>Individual events and CEDA/NDT or Worlds and no other debate entries</i><span style=\"background-color:#ffff00;\"><br /> </span></p> <h3> &nbsp;</h3> <h3> Judges will be used only in flights where schools have entered students. Judges may be assigned to any event in that flight - even if you do not have students in those events.&nbsp; Please list any school constraints in the comments for each judge. </h3> <h3> Please note that due to the complexity of this tournament that the website may not be able to handle all of the restrictions. Please make sure you are following the entry rules specified in the invitation and to contact the tournament director with any questions. The tournament may need to drop students from events if the entry restrictions are not followed.</h3> </div>