Welcome to the home page for the 2018 Hornet Invitational tournament hosted by Fullerton College on Apr 7, 2018 for College students.

Status: Tournament Completed

You’re invited to the Hornet Invitational on April 7th, 2018 for a full-service novice/rookie speech and debate tournament.  All events are completed in one day. Students will have an opportunity to compete in a single out-round. JV and Open competitors may serve as judges to complete a school commitment.

**You have our word that this tournament will not be cancelled, even if all of Southern California breaks off into the ocean.**

Events Offered

Individual Events – Novice Only  

Pattern A: Informative, Speech to Entertain, Poetry, Prose, Communication Analysis  

Pattern B: Dramatic Interp, DUO, Impromptu, Persuasion, Programmed Oral Interp

*Entry Limitations – All entries are limited to single entry per pattern. Students cannot compete in individual events and debate.

*Finals - Events with less than 7 competitors will not have a final round. Final round decisions will use only the cumulative results of the final round. 

Debate Events

Policy Debate (Novice, Rookie *1st tournament Only See Below)

NPDA Parliamentary Debate (Novice, Rookie) *We will use the PSCFA same topic format for rounds 1 & 2, and again in rounds 3 & 4.

*Entry Limitations - Students cannot compete in individual events and debate.

Entry Fees:

This tournament is free to enter. Schools will need to purchase a parking pass for $2 per vehicle to park on campus (even on a Saturday). Schools will need to provide their own breakfast/lunch; we will have snacks.

Judging

Each school should supply one judge per two teams. Individual events should provide 1 judge for up to 5 entries. The tournament is free so covering your judging is a must. Experienced (Open & JV) competitors may serve as judges to fulfill your commitment.

Rookie Debate

Rookie Policy Debate will follow a 5-3-3 structure with 5 minutes of prep per team. Rookie policy debate will be limited to the evidence packet attached on tabroom.com. These rules DO NOT apply to Novice policy debate.

Rookie division eligibility: Students should be in the 1st tournament of competitive forensics & have no prior policy debate experience.  

NPDA Debate

The Hornet Invitational will follow the prep and round model of PSCFA Season Opener. The topic announcement for Round 1 & 2 will have 40 minutes prep; the same process will happen for round 3 & 4. The elimination debate will clear all teams with a winning record into a silver/gold elimination. Elimination prep time will be 20 minutes and sides will be assigned.

ENTRY ON Tabroom.com - https://www.tabroom.com/index/tourn/index.mhtml?tourn_id=9526

ENTRY DEADLINE: April 4th at 10PM

Questions? Please contact us at:

Jeff Samano

Jeanette Rodriguez

Toni Nielson

714.992.7366

1-714-992-7333             

714-992-7362

jsamano@fullcoll.edu

Jrodriguez1@fullcoll.edu

tnielson@fullcoll.edu

 

We are excited to host you in April!

 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

SATURDAY April 7th, 2018 at Fullerton College

***Registration 8am-9am (525 Humanities Building)***

Novice Policy Schedule

9:00AM – 11:00 AM       Round 1 Debates

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM      Round 2 Debates

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM        LUNCH

2:00PM – 4:00 PM         Round 3 Debates

ASAP                            Final Round (All teams with winning record advance)

Rookie Policy Debate Schedule

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM      Round 1

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM    Round 2

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM    Round 3

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM      LUNCH

ASAP                            Final Round (All teams with winning record advance)

NPDA Schedule (Novice, Rookie)

9:00AM             Topic Announcement

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM      Round 1

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM    Round 2

11:45 AM – 12:45 PM    LUNCH

12:45 PM                      Topic Announcement

1:30 PM – 2:15 PM        Round 3

2:15 PM – 3:00 PM        Round 4

ASAP                            Final Round (All teams with winning record advance)

Individual Events Schedule

9:00 AM                        Pattern A Round 1

10:15 AM                      Pattern A Round 2

11:00 AM                      Pattern B Round 1

12:00 PM                      LUNCH

1:00 PM                        Pattern B Round 2

ASAP                            Final Round Both Pattern

DIVISIONS AND AWARDS

1. We are offering Novice & Rookie divisions.

2.There will be a rookie division of policy
2. Team awards will be given all team in eliminations

3. Speaker awards will be given to the top 10 individual debaters in each division. 
 

MAP & DIRECTIONS TO FULLERTON COLLEGE

LINK to Fullerton College map:  http://www.fullcoll.edu/sites/all/userfiles/FC%20FALL%202015%20Map%20withPhones,AED.PDF


57 Freeway North
1.    Exit the freeway at the Chapman Avenue exit. Note: There are two exits on this stretch of freeway called "Chapman Avenue". The exit you will want to take is North of the 91 Freeway.
2.    Turn left and proceed approximately 2 miles to the West.
3.    Turn right on North Lemon Blvd and proceed approximately 200 yards to our parking structure and turn right into the parking facility.

57 Freeway South
1.    Exit the freeway at the Chapman Avenue exit. Note: There are two exits on this stretch of freeway called "Chapman Avenue". The exit you will want to take is North of the 91 Freeway.
2.    Turn right and proceed approximately 2 miles to the West.
3.    Turn right on North Lemon Blvd and proceed approximately 200 yards to our parking structure and turn right into the parking facility.

91 Freeway East
1.    Exit the freeway at the Lemon exit.
2.    Turn left and proceed approximately 2.5 miles to the North.
3.    When you have passed Chapman Avenue, proceed approximately 200 yards to our parking structure and turn right into the parking facility.

91 Freeway West
1.    Exit the freeway at the Lemon exit.
2.    Turn right and proceed approximately 2.5 miles to the North

3.    When you have passed Chapman Avenue, proceed approximately 200 yards to our parking structure and turn right into the parking facility.




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