MDTA - Minnesota Debate Teachers Association


Public Forum State Tournament Registration Information

The PF State Tournament, to be hosted on January 7th and 8th at Blaine High School registration is now open.  We will be doing registration old school.  Your registration should be e-mailed to me (rbrynteson -AT-  Please remember that schools can enter a maximum of three entries.  Schools are required to bring one judge for every two entries.  Registration cost is $20.00 per entry. Checks should be made payable to Blaine Debate.

Registration will close January 4th at 5:00 PM.  Please make every attempt to have your judges at time of registration.  We will compile judge lists and have a strike procedure.  Schools will be allowed to strike one judge from the judge list prior to the start of the tournament.  We will have additional strikes available during elimination rounds.

Tournament Schedule

- Round 1 (4:00 PM)
- Round 2 (5:00 PM)
- Round 3 (6:30 PM)
- Round 4 (8:00 PM)

- Round 5 (9:00 AM)
- Round 6 (10:30 AM)
- Announcement of Quarterfinalists - 11:30 AM
- Quarterfinals (12:00 PM)
- Semifinals (1:30 PM)
- Finals (3:00 PM)
- Awards (4:00 PM)

NOTE: If we have more than 40 entries we will go to an Octo-Final round.  We would leave the awards schedule at the same time and have final occur after awards.  I will post on Wednesday morning the number of entries.


Please let me know if you have any questions.  Thanks -DJ-



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