Welcome to the home page for the 2019 SCJFL 3rd Quarter Debate Only Tournament tournament hosted by East Los Angeles College on Feb 9, 2019 for Middle School students.

Status: Tournament Completed

The 2018 SCJFL 3rd Quarter Debate Tournament


On Saturday, February 9th, 2019 East Los Angeles College will be hosting the 2019 SCJFL 3rd 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. Feb. 5th at noon, PST.


Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Resolved: The United States ought not provide military aid to authoritarian regimes.

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 end its arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

Congress - Please submit bills to Robert@CannonballofDeath.com by Jan. 17th, 2019

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 for debate.  Congress requires a school to provide 1 judge for every 5 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.).  A charge of  $50 per absent judge will be applied for schools who do not provide enough judges to cover their entries (or fraction thereof). 


$10 per student

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

Changes or drops after Wednesday Feb 6th, 2019 at 6pm will be charged a $10 nuisance fee per change. 


Pattern A - Policy Debate & Congress*

7:30-8:30 a.m. Registration- 5th floor of the E3 Building

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- 5th floor of the E3 Building

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. 

*Schedule may change depending on entries and requirements for a final round.

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: Paxton Attridge - East Los Angeles College