Welcome to the home page for the 2014 Principios Invitational (3rd-12th Grade) tournament hosted by Haddon Ave. Elementary (10115 Haddon Ave, 91331) on Nov 8, 2014 for Various students.

Status: Tournament Completed

<p>(please scroll to the bottom of the page to see important corrections, clarifications &amp; updates under the blog posts section)</p> <p>Presenting a Congressional Debate &amp; Individual Events Tournament, with Elementary, Middle &amp; High School Divisions!<br /> Proceeds will fund the creation of a speech team at Haddon Ave. Elementary, in an impacted area of Pacoima, near Van Nuys.<br /> Click on &quot;Debate&quot; or &quot;IEs&quot; above to see our events &amp; divisions: Congress, Impromptu, Declamation, Oratory, Storytelling, Duo.<br /> Please send all payments to Principal Richard Ramos, Haddon Ave. Elementary, 10115 Haddon Ave., Pacoima, CA 91331.<br /> <br /> No school nor league fees required, so schools interested in trying forensic speech for the first time are especially encouraged!<br /> $10 per event for 3rd-5th Grade ($15 for 6th-12th), increasing to $15 per event starting 1 a.m. on Oct. 25th ($25 for&nbsp;6th-12th).<br /> No-Penalty Drop/Cancellation Deadline on Oct. 17th at 11:59 PM! Drops are allowed but charged starting on Sat. Oct. 18th.<br /> ALL entries will be waitlisted until fees &amp; fines are received, so pay ASAP to gurantees your entries!!<br /> <br /> Pattern A holds all IEs&nbsp;(double-entry allowed &amp; Congress can become a third event), Pattern B holds all Congressional Debate.<br /> Multiple-entry contestants assume all responsibility for delivering ALL speeches WITHIN the allotted time for each round.<br /> 1 judge (high school age or higher) &quot;covers&quot; EVERY 1-4 entries.&nbsp; $15 (3rd-5th) to&nbsp;$25 (7th-12th) fine PER&nbsp;uncovered&nbsp;entry!<br /> <br /> Honoring both meanings of &quot;Principios&quot;, Haddon Ave. welcomes &quot;beginners&quot; to speak/perform on issues of value &amp; &quot;principles&quot;<br /> All Congress &amp; Impromptu topics will deal with values and all speeches are invited to touch upon themes of right and wrong!</p> <p><strong>Principios 3rd-12th Invitational Speech Tournament Schedule &mdash; Saturday, November 8th, 2014 (Haddon St. E.S.)</strong><br /> &nbsp;7:00 - 7:30 &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Registration<br /> &nbsp;7:30 - 7:50 &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Judge Orientation<br /> &nbsp;7:50 - 8:00&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; Round 1 Judging&nbsp;Assignments<br /> <strong>&nbsp;8:00 - 9:15 &nbsp;&nbsp; Round 1 - Congressional Debate (Pattern B, All Divisions)</strong><br /> <strong>9:30 - 10:45 &nbsp; Round 1 - Individual Events (IEs - Pattern A, All Divisions)</strong><br /> 11:00 - 11:30&nbsp; Brunch Break<br /> 11:30 -11:45 &nbsp; Round 2 Judging&nbsp;Assignments<br /> <strong>11:45 - 1:00 &nbsp; Round 2 - Individual Events</strong><br /> <strong>&nbsp;1:15 - 2:30 &nbsp;&nbsp; Round 2 - Congressional Debate</strong><br /> &nbsp;2:40 - 2:55 &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Final Round Judging&nbsp;Assignments<br /> <strong>&nbsp;3:00 - 4:10 &nbsp;&nbsp; Finals - IEs (Top 6 to 7 scores from Rounds 1 &amp; 2)</strong><br /> <strong>&nbsp;4:20 - 5:30 &nbsp;&nbsp; Finals - Congress (Top 10 to 15 scores from Rounds 1 &amp; 2)</strong><br /> &nbsp;5:50&nbsp;- 7:00&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; Awards Assembly</p>