Welcome to the home page for the 2018 SCJFL 1st Quarter Debate Only Tournament tournament hosted by East Los Angeles College on Oct 27, 2018 for Middle School students.

Status: Accepting Entries

The 2018 SCJFL 1st Quarter Debate Tournament


On Saturday, October 27th, 2018 East Los Angeles College will be hosting the 2018 SCJFL 1st Quarter Debate Only Tournament, and we hope that your school or organization will be joining us. 

Location: 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Monterey Park, CA 91754


You may register competitors at: 


We will close entries on Tues. Oct. 23rd at noon, PST.


Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Resolved: In the United States, reporters ought to have the right to protect the identity of confidential sources.

Policy Debate: Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reduce its restrictions on legal immigration to the United States.

Public Forum Debate: Resolved: The United States should accede to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea without reservations.

Congress - Please submit bills to Robert@CannonballofDeath.com by Sept. 17th, 2018.

Big Questions: Resolved: Humans are primarily driven by self-interest.

Judging Requirements: 

Each participating school or organization is being asked to supply 1 judge per 2 entries. Judging names should be submitted at the time of registration. If you need to register judges but don’t know their names yet, please use your school name with a number to indicate the judges you will be providing (i.e. Wilshire judge 1; Wilshire judge 2; etc.). $50 uncovered judge fee. 


$10 per student

Please make checks payable to "East Los Angeles College". 

Changes or drops after Wednesday October 24, 2018 at 6pm will be charged a $10 nuisance fee. 


Pattern A - Policy Debate & Congress

7:30-8:30 a.m. Registration- Cafeteria 

9:00-11:00 a.m. Debate Round I 

11:00-1:00 p.m. Debate Round II 

1:00-2:00 p.m. Lunch 

2:00-4:00 p.m. Debate Round III 

4:30 pm Awards - Cafeteria. 

Pattern B - Public Forum / Big Questions / Lincoln Douglas 

7:30-8:30 a.m. Registration- Cafeteria 

9:00-10:00 a.m. Debate Round I 

10:00-11:00 p.m. Debate Round II
11:00-12:00 p.m. Debate Round III 

12:00-1:00 p.m. Debate Round IV 

1:00-2:00 p.m. Lunch

2:00-3:00 Debate Round V (Elimination-Prelim)

3:00-4:00 Debate Round VI (Elimination-Prelim)

4:30 pm Awards - Location to be determined. 

Postings will be on the 5th floor of the E3 Building

Rules: All rules can be found in the SCJFL by-laws at SCJFL.org

Tournament host: David Hale - East Los Angeles College

Tournament director: Mike Kyle - Nova 42


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