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2018 Debate

Activity Administration:
  • Debate currently has no limitations on Start Date, First Contest Date, or Maximum Number of Contests. We encourage schools to create a schedule that works best for coaches and students.
  • Debate students are not bound by Bylaw 111 (Transfer and Residence)
  • Administrators need to verify student eligibility, but currently do not need to fill out the Eligibility Verification Form.
  • Current Rules:
  • Current Rules and Policies are posted accessible from this page. See Rules and Policies link below.
  • If coaches have any questions regarding rules, selection placement, or other issues they are encouraged to contact Chris Franson as early as possible.
  • Contact Information:
     Chris Franson - MSHSL Staff, cfranson@mshsl.org
  • Admission to the State Tournament is free.
  • Media can contact Chris Franson for more information in advance or at the site.
  • 2017-18 Changes:
  • Congressional debate has been added as an event for the 2017-18 season.

  • Debate Topics (Updated 12/12)
  • Competitive Section Assignments
  • Rules and Policies
  • Letter of Support for Fine Arts Activities
  • National Federation Speech-Debate Page

    State Tournament Info
    January 12 - 13,  2018
    University of MN
    Tournament Related Files
    Previous Years Results

    Section Tournaments
    (B indicates a Bracket is available)
    Sec. Date Site B
    3 January 8-9, 2018 TBD  
    4 January 8, 9 2018 TBD  
    5 2017 - Section 5
    Register: 2:30 pm Begin @ 3:00 pm

    East Ridge High School  
    6 2017- Section 6
    Register: 2:30 pm Begin @ 3:00 pm

    East Ridge High School  

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