Welcome to the home page for the 2019 SCJFL 2nd Quarter Debate Tournament tournament hosted by East Los Angeles College on Dec 14, 2019 for Middle School students.

Status: Tournament Completed

The 2019 SCJFL 2nd Quarter Debate Tournament


On Saturday, December 14th, 2019 East Los Angeles College will be hosting the 2019 SCJFL 2nd 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


Register competitors at:  https://forensicstournament.net/SCJFLMiddleSchoolDebateTwo/19

We will close entries on Tues. Dec. 10th, 2019 at noon, PST.


Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Resolved: The United States ought to eliminate subsidies for fossil fuels.

Policy Debate: Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reduce Direct Commercial Sales and/or Foreign Military Sales of arms from the United States.

Public Forum Debate: Resolved: The benefits of the United States federal government’s use of offensive cyber operations outweigh the harms.

Congress - Please check the registration site for the docket.

Big Questions: Resolved: Objective morality exists.


$10 per student entry (Public Forum & Policy are $20)

Please make checks payable to "East Los Angeles College Speech Team Club". 

Changes or drops after Tues. Dec. 10th, 2019 at noon, PST will be charged a $10 nuisance fee.

$20/$75 uncovered judge fee (see below).

Judging Requirements: 

Each participating school or organization is being asked to supply 1 judge per 2 entries. Judging names and cell phone numbers 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.). $20 uncovered judge fee for Congress.  $75 uncovered judge fee for Debate.

Hired that do not conflict with any team/school should be noted so that they can be used as a clean judge for all competitors.

League Fees: 

League Fees: 

Teams that have not paid league fees, given proof of insurance, or signed up a tab staff volunteer will not be eligible for this tournament.  Please contact league treasurer Stella Gu to bring your account current: sguus68@gmail.com.

Schedule (the schedule may change due to entries):

Pattern A - Public Forum / Big Questions / Lincoln Douglas 

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

9:00-10:00 a.m. Debate Round 1

10:00-11:00 p.m. Debate Round 2
11:30-12:30 p.m. Debate Round 3

12:30-1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00-2:00 p.m. Debate Round 4

2:30-3:30 Debate Round 5 (Elimination-Prelim)

3:45-5:00 Debate Round 6 (Elimination-Prelim)

5:30 pm Awards - Location to be determined. 

Pattern B - Policy Debate & Congress

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

9:00-10:30 a.m. Round 1

10:30-12:00 p.m. Round 2 

12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch 

1:00-2:30 p.m. Round 3

3:00-4:30 p.m. Final Round

5:30 pm Awards - Location to be determined.

Postings and Registration: 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