Tournament Status: Tournament Completed
Welcome to the home page for the 2012 Northwest BP Scrimmage tournament hosted by Northwest University (WA) on Sep 14-15, 2012 for College students.
Northwest University BP Scrimmage
World Championships debate training
Friday and Saturday, Sept 14 and 15, 2012
Join us on the Eastside of Seattle for this warm up tournament that will feature BP training for students new to Worlds style. Our goal is that novices will be paired with an experienced debater. We will have a show debate on Friday evening and three rounds with intensive feedback on Saturday.
New to BP? Transitioning to BP?
Directions to Campus
Bring your team for an educational focus. Our tournament will help you get up to speed in the British Parliamentary format.
And, you can enjoy the sites of Seattle on Saturday evening or Sunday.
No fees. including BP training booklet, coffee, snacks.
Friday September 14
4:00 PM Registration
4:30 PM BP debate overview -- basic tips and more
6:00 PM Show debate with floor speeches and discussion.
Motion: The United States should make voting in presidential election compulsory.
6 PM Friday debate -- compulsory voting.
1 Gov Calvin and James
1 Opp Ann and Seattle University student Robby
2 Gov Kyle and Abbie
2 Opp Bellevue College John and Stephanas
Saturday September 15
9:00 AM Coffee and snacks -- Saturday only registration
Please arrive no later than 9:15 AM
9:30 -- 11:20 AM Round One
11:20 PM snacks
11:30 -- 1:30 PM Round two
We may add more rounds if students are interested.
Educational focus with debate training booklet, handouts, educational webpages and ongoing support after the tournament for new programs.
About our Trainer for Friday's lecture on BP Debate tips
Former Director of Speech and Debate
University of La Verne, 1993-1999
Coached 2 different Top 10 Teams at the Oxford IV, Europe's largest Open Competition; 3 PSCFA Regional Champions;1 APDA Top Ten team at the APDA World Prep; and 2 Top 10 NPDA Programs at the NPDA National Championships. Personally, won Top Ten Speaker awards and competed in multiple Worlds Style Final Rounds in the United States. Winner of the 1995 Harvard Public Speaking Championships.
Jason has spoken for our training tournaments six times and has traveled across Washington State and Oregon to share his insights on BP. He coached three NU teams on a trip to Oxford and Cambridge in 2007.
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