Upcoming Tournament Info:

  • CHUCK BALLINGALL MEMORIAL INVITATIONAL AT DAMIEN HIGH SCHOOL, 2019 — La Verne, CA/US 11/9-11/10
  • La Reina Debate 12/7/2019
  • Damien Middle School (6-8th grade) debate Saturday 12/14/2019 (Highly recommended for Middle school students)
  • Heideman Tournament(for elementary students), 12/7/2019 (tentative date)

General Tournament FAQs:

Q: What are the different rounds/patterns?
A: Patterns just mean that students will compete in different events at different times. It allows for a tournament to host more events. Rounds mean that students will be performing the SAME SPEECH three different times, for different judges. Scores are averaged across rounds to determine final placings.

Q: How many events can I sign up for?
A: You can double enter in speech, which means you can do two events in each pattern, which means you can do 6 events total.

Q: What is I have something in the morning/afternoon the day of the tournament?
A: This is an all day event, so you’ll have to be there the whole day.

Q: Will there be practice in class?
A: Check with your Coach in class.

Past Tournaments / Events:

  • Nov 3, 2019 Principio tournament, . 3rd-12th grade
  • Oct 19,2019, Irvine Global Village Festival 2019. Video
  • September 21–Monday September 23, 2019, Jack Howe Memorial Invitational Speech and Debate Tournament
  • MB Speech and Debate Year In Review