Welcome to the home page for the 2021 SCJFL 2nd Quarter Debate Only Tournament tournament hosted by SCJFL on Dec 4, 2021 for Middle School students.

Status: Tournament Completed

2021 SCJFL 2nd Quarter Debate Only Tournament: 




On Saturday, December 4th, 2021 is the date for the 2021 SCJFL 2nd Quarter Debate Only Tournament, and we hope that your school or organization will be joining us. 


Location: Online



You may register competitors at: 


We will close entries on Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 at noon, PST.  All fees will be frozen at that time.



Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Resolved: A just government ought to recognize an unconditional right of workers to strike.


Policy Debate: Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its protection of water resources in the United States.


Public Forum Debate: Resolved: Increased United States federal regulation of cryptocurrency transactions and/or assets will produce more benefits than harms.


Big Questions: Resolved: On balance, societies benefit from religious belief and practice.


Congress: Docket will be available on the registration page.




$10 per individual entry (each Public Forum/Policy team is is $20)

One judge covers 2 debate event slots or fraction thereof

One judge covers 10 Congress slots or fraction thereof

Judge fee: $75 per uncovered debate slot/$20 per uncovered Congress slot
All changes or drops after Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. PST will be charged a $10 nuisance fee for each change.  Students who drop from the tournament after December 3rd at 12:01 a.m. will be charged a $15 sho show fee if the coach notifies the tournament before the dropped round  Students who drop without notifying the tournament will be charged a $25 no show fee.

Judges changes after Wednesday, December 1st at 12:00 a.m. PST will be charged a $50 judge nuisance fee.  Judge drops after 12:01 a.m. on December 3rd, 2021 will be charged a $100 judge no-show fee.  

All fees should be paid through the ForensicsTournament.net website.  Click the TOURNAMENT FEES tab on the left side of the tournament home page.

Judges who do not accept their assigned ballot will be charged a $20 no-show fee for the first offense.  The second offense will be $40.  Each subsequent no-show from the judge will warrant a $50 charge.

The tournament reserves the right to deny schools who do not supply at least half of their required judges.  We will do our best to ensure that no schools are denied because of this reason.


Judging Requirements: 

One judge covers two debate slots.  One judge covers 10 Congress entries.

Please remember that judge training is the responsibility of the school entering that judge. 


*** UPDATED***  Schedule for Public Forum/LD/:

9:00 – Round 1

11:00 – Round 2

1:00 – Round 3

4:00 –  Round 4

6:30 - Round 5

8:00  - Round 6

9:30 – Awards


Schedule for Policy/Congress:

9:00 – Round 1

11:00 – Round 2

1:00 – Round 3

3:00  - Final Round (if a semifinal round is needed, then finals will be at 5:00)

7:00 – Awards


Postings will be texted or e-mailed, depending on your preference.  Please note that postings are also now available in the squad room.  Please notify your coach which you prefer.


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


Tournament Director: Robert Cannon - Wilshire Academy


  • Tue 11/30/21 12:05 pm Pacific
    Close registration (schools can not edit their registration)