Climb the Mountain

Online Debates

 

Welcome to our online debates!

Debaters in the Puget Sound and throughout the U.S., Canada, anywhere can join us.

2017-2018 Schedule

Oct. 8    Nov. 5     Dec. 10     Jan. 14

     Mar. 4        Apr. 22 Championship

COLLEGE IPDA SCHEDULE

12:40 Check-In

  1:00 Round 1

  2:30 Round 2

  3:50 Round 3

  5:20/asap Awards

  5:40/asap Elims begin

All times shown are Pacific Coast Time.

 

PARTICIPANTS NEED:

Windows or Mac OS Computer (tablets and phones do NOT work)

Web Camera

Reliable internet connection

Windows: Chrome Browser

Macs: Safari Browser

We use www.idebate.online

 

ENTRY DUE TUES. THE WEEK OF THE TOURNAMENT

Upcoming Debates

Jan tba, 2018

Mar 4, 2018

Apr 22, 2018

 

FEES

Debater Fee: $20 per debater

Judging Fees: $40 per uncovered IPDA debater (you need 1 judge per 2 IPDA debaters; you may not hire for more than 4 debaters)

Partial commitment judges are expected to judge all rounds and for rounds beyond commitment, fees are reduced.

If you need to hire judges, please tell Jim at least one week before the tournament starts at hansonjb@gmail.com

AWARDS*

Awards are mailed.

Stuffed animals for those placing (top half of speakers; debaters that advance to elims).

Silver Stainless Steel Platters for first place.

DIVISIONS

IPDA Debate

Novice (debaters who have competed at 8 or less debate tournaments)

Open (open to any participant).

Exception? We want your students to have the right opportunity. Contact Jim Hanson at hansonjb@gmail.com 

 

PREP TO BEGIN THE TOURNAMENT

By 12:40 pacific coast time, Check-in.

1. Debaters, judges, coaches be live in www.debate.online

--if you aren’t, you won’t be paired for debates

We use www.idebate.online

2. Coaches-students report any errors in the pairings to Jim Hanson asap

3. Every debater and judge views this:

Judge – Coach Expectations PPoint

Student – Observer Expectations PPoint

4. Every debater and judge tests their tech to make sure it works.   Seek help from Denise, Jim, or Zach for tech issues

 

 

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TOURNAMENT RESULTS

Oct 2017

Nov 2017

Dec 2017

IPDA Speaking Times:

·        5-2-6-2-3-5-3 with 1 minute prep before each speech.

·        Affirmative constructive speech (5 minutes)

·        Negative cross-examination of affirmative (2 minutes)

·        1 minute prep for neg.

·        Negative constructive speech (6 minutes)

·        Affirmative cross-examination of negative (2 minutes)

·        1 minute prep for aff.

·        Affirmative rebuttal (3 minutes)

·        1 minute prep for neg.

·        Negative rebuttal and summary (5 minutes)

·        1 minute prep for aff.

·        Affirmative summary (3 minutes)

 

Email Jim Hanson (Tab) questions at hansonjb@gmail.com or hansonjb.tab@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

External Links

Climb the Mountain Speech and Debate Foundation

IPDA Debate