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Parkway West VIRTUAL Fall Classic
NOVEMBER 6th & 7th, 2020
 
Tournament Schedule 

PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING YOUR TIME TO JUDGE!

If you are feeling apprehensive, you can read THIS to ease your fears! You can even read about each event and review some tips and tricks in our Judging Handbook

 THEN, you can sign up to JUDGE RIGHT HERE

For more information about competing, coaching, and JUDGING virtually, check out the TUTORIALS here. 

If you want to know more about judging, you can view our tutorials for 

HOW TO MAKE DECISIONS

Judges

Once you sign up above, we will send you a confirmation email. You may reply there with questions or concerns. Soon, you can check our MASTER SPREADSHEET to see that your registration was received and is correct. Please make sure you check your internet connection before "arriving" online. 

Parkway West Debate Parents

We would love your help! You can: 

  • JUDGE! Sign up now!
  • Support your students - this is a new experience for all of us!

Coaches

Please review our INVITATION. Given our virtual setting, please read it CAREFULLY and ask questions EARLY!

  • Registration is now open. Note the following deadlines:
    • Entry deadline is Wednesday, Oct. 28th @ 4 pm - no new entries will be accepted (you can change names and make drops)
    • Entries finalized by Monday, Nov. 2nd at 4 pm. After this time:
      • you will forfeit your entry fee for drops
      • No additions will be accepted.  
    • Asynchronous events prelim recordings must be uploaded by Wednesday, Nov. 4th @ 5 pm. No upload results in a drop and forfeiture of your entry fee.  
  • Extemp Topic Areas will be released within two weeks of the tournament. 
    • FX
    • DX
    • Novice Extemp

We ask that your varsity students and your school judges sign up on our judging form above. Just have them specify their affiliation or level of experience.  

TEAM PHILANTHROPY 

To honor Haran Kumar, we will be working to collect money for Every Child's Hope. ECH is an organization that works to support a vast and growing population of St. Louis youth. Beyond providing mental health and trauma services, ECH provides a Head Start program and K-12 alternative schooling. They offer family and crisis support, foster care management, and parenting programs. They support homeless youth as well as pregnant and parenting teenagers. What’s more, ECH only receives 55% of its necessary funding through the government. Donations are the primary engine of this impressive operation. To help raise money, we will be doing the following during our tournament: 

  • Direct Donations
  • Presenting seeds and trees rather than trophies and donating the saved cost

Parkway West Debaters

  • Sign up to WORK at our tournament. Here are some of the specific responsibilities you may be asked to do. This deadline is FRIDAY, OCT 2nd. 
  • Novices can sign up to COMPETE at our tournament! Don't miss this unprecedented opportunity! This deadline is MONDAY, OCT. 26th.
  • Managers and chairs must attend a mandatory meeting on WEDNESDAY OCT. 7th
  • All tournament personnel must attend the MANDATORY MEETING on MONDAY NOV. 2nd. 
  • Varsity - check your judging quotas on the forms page
  • Encourage your parents to sign up.