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Hey folks,

Here's the STJ entry for Worlds:

*Frank Zhao & Misbah Hyder
Dan Beresheim & Beau
Logan Gomez & Shama Ams
Jaquon Heath & Manny Ghotra
Liam Pezzano & Alex Rella
Catarina Goncalves & Alia'a Siren*
*
*
*JUDGES*
*Llano*
*Josiah Peterson*
*Jonathan Chen*


On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 2:29 PM, Roger Sherman Debate Society - WCSU <
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>
>  The Roger Sherman Debate Society of Western Connecticut State University
> is pleased to invite you yet again to:
>
> The Hat City Debates:
>
> Worlds Regional Championship WUDC and
>
> Northeastern CEDA
>
> February 23 – 24, 2013
>
>
>   Our tournament will be held in the once and future hat-making capital
> of the world, Danbury, Connecticut.
>
>
>  The tournament will feature six rounds of cross-examination policy
> debate in novice and junior varsity, using the 2012-2013 CEDA/NDT topic:
>
>
>  Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially
> reduce restrictions on and/or substantially increase financial incentives
> for energy production in the United States of one or more of the following:
> coal, crude oil, natural gas, nuclear power, solar power, wind power.
>
>
>  The tournament will follow traditional CEDA/NDT rules regarding speech
> and prep time, including 9-3-6 speech time and 10 minutes of prep time.
> The tournament will also follow CEDA/NDT rules regarding elimination rounds
> to allow for maximize amount of eligible teams to participate in
> elimination debates.  Judges are expected to decide their debates and
> deliver a decision within 2.5 hours of start time.
>
>
>  The Hat City Debates will also feature a *world’s division*, will follow
> all WDUC rules, available at
> http://debate.uvm.edu/dcpdf/sambaworldsguidelines.pdf. During preparation
> teams may only discuss the motion with their partner or with one of the
> chief adjudicators.  Judges should be provided at the N-1 rule.
> Undergraduates familiar with the event may be used as judges.
> Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at an institution may compete
> or judge.  Paul Gross from Cornell will be the *Chief Adjudicator *and Vik
> Keenan from CUNY will be on Tab. Please register through tabroom.com.
> Questions or concerns email [log in to unmask]
>
>
>  Lastly, the District 8 qualifier for the NDT will follow all NDT and
> District 8 rules regarding eligibility and qualification.
>
>
>  *Registration/Entry Fees*:  $45 per person in attendance.  Checks should
> be made payable to the *WCSU - Roger Sherman Debate Society*.  There is
> also a fee of $30 for each uncovered round of judging (3 rounds per team).
>
>
>  Rooms are blocked at the Microtel and the *Best Western for 69.99 per
> night*. The room block are under *“Hat City Debate Tournament.”* The
> teams must either contact the hotel directly and they will be directed to
> Rosaria Sproviero and/or they can contact Rosaria directly on her cell
> phone at 203-948-9413.
>
>
>  Another hotel bock rate is for the *Hampton Inn Danbury for $85.00 per
> night *reference the group code “WCD” or refer to the group name:  “WCSU
> Debate Tournament”. This hotel is better for those folks who wish to eat
> nearby as it is on the same plaza of Chili's and Friendly's.
>
>
>  We will be providing breakfast and lunch on both Saturday and Sunday
> with vegan meal choices.
>
>
>
>  *Hotels Info:*
>
> *
> *
>
> Best Western Plus Danbury/Bethel @ 69.99
> 11 Stony Hill Road, Bethel, Connecticut, 06801
> Please speak with Rosaria Sproviero for the group rate.
>
>
>
>  Hampton Inn Danbury @ 85.00
> (tel) 203.748.6677
> 81 Newtown Road, Danbury, CT 06810
> Group code: WCD
> Group Name: WCSU Debate Tournament
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
>
> *FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22*
>
> 6:30 PM: Registration at the Best Western's conference room until 10:30
> PM,
> or call R. Max Hamoy at (202) 630-0789 with your information.
>
> SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23
>
> 7:00 AM: Registration at first floor Warner Hall
>
> 7:30 AM: Breakfast (bagels and beverages) in addition to hotel breakfast.
>
> 8:00 AM: Round 1
>
> 10:30 AM: Round 2
>
> 12:30 PM: Lunch
>
> 1:30 PM: Round 3
>
> 4:00 PM: Round 4
>
> 6:30 PM: Round 5 (CEDA only)
>
>
>  *SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24*
>
> 7:30 AM: Breakfast
>
> 8:00 AM: Round 5 (NDT only) Round 6 (CEDA only)
>
> 11:00 AM: CEDA Elimination Debates, NDT qualifier
>
> 1:30 PM: Lunch and Award Ceremony
>
> 2:30 PM: CEDA East meeting during elimination rounds
>
> 2:30 PM: Elimination Rounds for CEDA
>
> 2:30 PM: NDT run-offs as necessary
>
> 4:30 PM: Elimination Rounds (as necessary)
>
> 7:00 PM: Elimination Rounds (as necessary)
>
> *WORLD’S SCHEDULE*
>
> The World’s Debate schedule will follow the same parameters as the CEDA
> policy schedule.  There will be no novice breakout.
>



-- 
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Stephen Llano, Ph.D.
Director of Debate and Assistant Professor, Department of Rhetoric,
Communication & Theater
St. John’s University
Queens, NY
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