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2014 Ignite Initiative Practice Tournament Awards

posted Dec 7, 2014, 8:15 AM by Eric Scheidler   [ updated Dec 17, 2014, 5:40 PM ]

We had a great tournament.  148 students competed this year in 102 debate rounds and 205 speeches were each given twice!

After Dinner Speaking
1 – Catherine Alles
2 – Anna Delph
3  Cameron McLean

Apologetics
1 – Christopher Baldacci
2 – Caleb Engle
3 – TIE: Stephanie Klaves and Myles McLean

Duo Interpretation
1 – Kolssak/Whittenhall
2 – Scheidler/Wiesner
3 – Delph/Matlock

Extemporaneous Speaking
1 – Christopher Baldacci
2 – Caleb Engle
3 – Cora Alles

Humorous Interpretation
1 – Mitchell Whittenhall
2 – Gabrielle Heiss
3 – Briton Kostrzewa

Illustrated Oratory
1 – Hannah Brown

Impromptu
1 – Ellen Rogers
2 – Myles McLean
3 – Blake Hansen

Informative Speaking
1 – Stephanie Klaves
2 – Sarah Brown
3 – Catherine Callaghan
4 – TIE: Leah Johansen and Ellen Rogers
 
Open Interpretation
1 – Gabrielle Heiss
2 – Nathalie Kroeker
3 – Leah Johansen

Persuasive
1 – Caleb Engle
2 – Hannah Brown
3 – Brian Durbin

Thematic Interpretation
1 – Bailey Brown

IE Sweepstakes
1 – Caleb Engle
2 – Ryan Matlock
3 – Bailey Brown
 
LD Speaker
1 – Myles McLean
2 – Andrea Coulter
3 – Joel Erickson
4 – Hannah Westfallen
 
LD Debate
1 – Joel Erickson
2 – Peter Gutfeldt
3 – Logan Kolssak
4 – Nathalie Kroeker

TP Speaker
1 – Blake Toman
2 – Micah Bock
3 – Caleb Engle
4 – Catherine Alles

TP Debate
1 – Bock/Toman
2 – Schwartz/Schwartz
3 – Baldacci/Hansen
4 – Hart/Hart

Announcements from December 1st

posted Dec 2, 2014, 9:05 AM by Eric Scheidler   [ updated Dec 2, 2014, 9:05 AM ]

CLUB SCHEDULE
Tonight is our last meeting for the year.  Club meetings will resume on January 12th.


THANK YOU FOR AND FAREWELL TO SCOTT AND CHRISTINA OKESSON
Many thanks to Scott and Christina for all the work they've done for Ignite, especially the last couple years with the potluck.  The potluck has been a true blessing to our club.  The practice tournament this Saturday is the Okessons' last time with us.  So we just want to thank them for their service and tell them we wish them and their girls the best in all their future endeavors.


JUDGE RECRUITMENT
Last week!  Do it!  We need them!  Tournaments without judges run late!  Not pretty!


SET UP FOR THE PRACTICE TOURNAMENT
Be there at 7:30 a.m. ready to set up your area.  Students will help their own parents to start with and then find out where else they are needed.  You will receive an email with more detailed instructions later in the week.


LIFT NOT DRAG…
…will be the byword for the day at IIT.  IIT has asked that we lift furniture when moving it, not drag it.  Be ready to lift, not drag.


PRACTICE TOURNAMENT QUIZ

What time do you need to arrive?  7:30 a.m. to set up.  Parents and students will be setting up debate rooms, check-in, ballot push, ballot return, judges hospitality, etc.  Please arrive by 7:30 so that things are set up by the time our judges arrive.  We need everyone to help!

How do you know where you’re supposed to be?  It will be posted in more than one location.  Look for “postings” or ask someone where “postings” are.

Do you know what a door posting is?  A door posting is posted on the door of a competition room and lists all the competitors’ names.  When you exit the room after you have given your speech, cross your name off the door posting so that the hall monitors can keep track of who have given their speech.

Do the speakers go in the order of the names on the posting?  NO!  The names are in alphabetical or random order.  Go to your competition room(s) and give your speech(es) as soon as possible.  If your fellow competitors have more speeches to give than you do, let them go ahead of you.

When are the only times you are NOT in a competition room?  1) When you’re eating your lunch; 2) during speech rounds when you’re waiting to enter a room to give your speech; and 3) between rounds when you’re moving between rooms.  Otherwise we want you in a room observing.

If you are a competitor in a speech round, you wait until you have how many judges?  THREE!  And make sure there is a timer; it may be one of the judges.

If you are a competitor in a debate round, you wait until you have how many judges?  ONE!  And make sure there is a timer; it CANNOT be one of the judges.

Will you be penalized if you use a script?  Not at our practice tournament, but it limits your effectiveness as a speaker.

If you are giving a limited prep speech (impromptu, apologetics, or extemp), may you watch the other competitors in your room?  Not until you have given your own speech.

May you enter a room when someone is giving their speech?  No, wait until they are done.

May you talk among yourselves when someone is giving their speech?  NO!  Please show respect and listen quietly.

When do you put your stuff back in your car?  After awards…NOT!  We will be re-setting the facility and taking everything out immediately after the last debate round, BEFORE AWARDS!


Announcements from November 17th

posted Nov 18, 2014, 5:31 AM by Eric Scheidler   [ updated Nov 18, 2014, 5:31 AM ]

CLUB SCHEDULE
No club meeting next week, the week of Thanksgiving.  December 1st, the Monday before the practice tournament, is also our last meeting for the year.  Club meetings will resume on January 12th.


POTLUCK
On December 1st Christina will get pizzas for those who want them or you may bring your own dinner.  No potluck next semester.


TOURNAMENT JOBS
The hospitality team met tonight.  The check-in/ballot return team and the communications team are meeting during club on December 1st.


DRESS CODE
If you are a girl doing an interpretive speech, be aware that if you bend over during your speech, to wear a shirt that allows for that.  We have had girls that were asked to change what they were wearing mid-tournament.


LIFT NOT DRAG…
…will be the byword for the day at IIT.  IIT has asked that we lift furniture when moving it, not drag it.  Be ready to lift, not drag.


JUDGES HOSPITALITY
Who provides the refreshments for our judges?  Some of the food for our judges is purchased, but most of it is provided by the attending families.  A list of what we need will be sent out TODAY after tournament registration closes, asking each Ignite family to fill a couple slots on the list.  A separate list will be sent at the same time to non-Ignite families.


JUDGE RECRUITMENT FOR PRACTICE TOURNAMENT
This practice tournament will include over 260 judging slots.  We need to recruit family members, friends, and people from the community to fill these slots.  Each Ignite family should plan on filling about 5 slots which will fill about the half the slots.  The remaining 100+ slots will be judged by the 50 or so other parents coming to the tournament.  But because we are the hosts, we need to provide the judges.

Send name, phone, email address, and what round(s) to Mary Vilim at mjvilim@gmail.com.

We have a number of families who have not recruited any judges.  If you are having trouble and need suggestions, see Mary Vilim.

The following families…Holan, Okesson, Vilim…both parents are working.  If your spouse is also coming, please have them register as a judge.  We know that a number of you have made sacrifices so that just one parent can be there that day.  Let Mary Vilim know whether or not your spouse is coming and what round(s) they’re available.  If they are coming for all day, that counts for 2 or at most 3 slots because they cannot judge back-to-back rounds.

11/10 practice tournament quiz

posted Nov 11, 2014, 6:23 AM by Eric Scheidler   [ updated Nov 11, 2014, 6:23 AM ]

When does registration for the practice tournament open?  Registration is OPEN and you should already be registered!

Where do the judges for the tournament come from?  They are recruited by Ignite families!  So do it!  5 judges per Ignite family.  Mary Vilim will send out a judge update this Friday.  Please send your judges to her asap if you haven't already!

If you are attending with your student, you are the "attending parent" and don't register as a judge.  If your spouse is also coming, please have them register as a judge.  Please note, however, that if they sign up for a debate round there is no guarantee that we will need them.  We will give ballots to our community and alumni judges first.  We only need about 25-30 judges for each debate round but we need 75 judges for speech rounds.  So if they want to make sure they’re used, have them sign up for a speech round.  Or for the last debate round of the day.

Who provides the refreshments for our judges?  Some of the food for our judges is purchased, but most of it is provided by the attending families.  A list of what we need will be sent out next week after tournament registration closes, asking each Ignite family to fill a couple slots on the list.  A separate list will be sent at the same time to non-Ignite families.

What time do our first judges arrive?  8:45 a.m.

Do you arrive at the same time our judges arrive?  NO!

What time do you need to arrive?  7:30 a.m. to set up.  Parents and students will be setting up debate rooms, check-in, ballot push, ballot return, judges hospitality, etc.  Please arrive by 7:30 so that things are set up by the time our judges arrive.  We need everyone to help!

May the young gentlemen wear jeans with their jacket and tie?  Not for NCFCA tournaments!  For the young ladies, which should reach their knee, their hemline or their neckline?  If you don’t know the answer to that we have a problem!  Check Ignite weekly announcements or the NCFCA website for details of the NCFCA dress code.

Raise your hand if you are a speech-only student.  What will you be doing during the debate rounds?  Timing debate!

Raise your hand if you are a debate-only student.  What will you be doing during the speech rounds?  Timing limited preparation speech events!

How do you know where you’re supposed to be?  It will be posted in more than one location.  Look for “postings” or ask someone where “postings” are.

Do you know what a door posting is?  A door posting is posted on the door of a competition room and lists all the competitors’ names.  When you exit the room after you have given your speech, cross your name off the door posting so that the hall monitors can keep track of who have given their speech.

Do the speakers go in the order of the names on the posting?  NO!  The names are in alphabetical or random order.  Go to your competition room(s) and give your speech(es) as soon as possible.  If your fellow competitors have more speeches to give than you do, let them go ahead of you.

When are the only times you are NOT in a competition room?  1) When you’re eating your lunch; 2) during speech rounds when you’re waiting to enter a room to give your speech; and 3) between rounds when you’re moving between rooms.  Otherwise we want you in a room observing.

If you are a competitor in a speech round, you wait until you have how many judges?  THREE!  And make sure there is a timer; it may be one of the judges.

If you are a competitor in a debate round, you wait until you have how many judges?  ONE!  And make sure there is a timer; it CANNOT be one of the judges.

Will you be penalized if you use a script?  Not at our practice tournament, but it limits your effectiveness as a speaker.

If you are giving a limited prep speech (impromptu, apologetics, or extemp), may you watch the other competitors in your room?  Not until you have given your own speech.

May you enter a room when someone is giving their speech?  No, wait until they are done.

May you talk among yourselves when someone is giving their speech?  NO!  Please show respect and listen quietly.

When do you put your stuff back in your car?  After awards…NOT!  We will be re-setting the facility and taking everything out immediately after the last debate round, BEFORE AWARDS!


Announcements from November 10th

posted Nov 11, 2014, 6:21 AM by Eric Scheidler   [ updated Nov 11, 2014, 6:22 AM ]

CLUB SCHEDULE
No club meeting the week of Thanksgiving.  December 1st, the Monday before the practice tournament, is also our last meeting for the year.  Club meetings will resume on January 12th.


POTLUCK
Next week is the last regular potluck for the year.  Thanksgiving dinner!  Sign up now.  No club meeting the week of Thanksgiving.  On December 1st Christina will get pizzas for those who want them or you may bring your own dinner.  No potluck next semester.


SPEECH CRITIQUING
Catherine and Micah are willing to stay late next week to critique speeches.  To schedule some time with them send your name to Pat Slone at pat.slone@comcast.net by Friday.


TOURNAMENT JOBS
The hospitality team is meeting at 5:30 next week.  The check-in/ballot return team and the communications team are meeting during club on December 1st.


JUDGES HOSPITALITY
Some of the food for our judges is purchased, but most of it is provided by the attending families.  A list of what we need will be sent out next week after tournament registration closes, asking each Ignite family to fill a couple slots on the list.  A separate list will be sent at the same time to non-Ignite families.


JUDGE RECRUITMENT FOR PRACTICE TOURNAMENT
This practice tournament will include about 200 judging slots.  We need to recruit family members, friends, and people from the community to fill these slots.  Each family should plan on filling about 5 slots.  Send name, phone, email address, and what round(s) to Mary Vilim at mjvilim@gmail.com.

If you are attending with your student, you are the "attending parent" and don't register as a judge.  If your spouse is also coming, please have them register as a judge.  Please note, however, that if they sign up for a debate round there is no guarantee that we will need them.  We will give ballots to our community and alumni judges first.  We only need about 25-30 judges for each debate round but we need 75 judges for speech rounds.  So if they want to make sure they’re used, have them sign up for a speech round.  Or for the last debate round of the day.


PRACTICE TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION
Everyone should be registered!  Payment must be received to guarantee a place in the tournament.  If you did not turn in your check at club last night, please snail mail a check payable to “Ignite Chicago” to Ignite Chicago, c/o Lisa Hammond, 2100 Middlefield Ave., Aurora, IL  60506.  Questions?  Contact Mary Vilim at mjvilim@gmail.com or Lisa Hammond at lhammond@abacustech.info.


Announcements from November 3rd

posted Nov 4, 2014, 5:05 AM by Eric Scheidler   [ updated Nov 4, 2014, 5:05 AM ]

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

PRACTICE TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION
Registration for the practice tournament opens next Monday, November 10.  Ignite families will be registering before they come to club that day (preferable) or at club if you have trouble.  If you haven’t done so already, go to the NCFCA website right now and set up an account so that you can register.  You do not need to affiliate, but you need to set up an account.

Make sure before you register that you have entered information for each of your students in the “My Students” information of your NCFCA dashboard.

When registration opens, log in to your dashboard and click on “Ignite Initiative” and follow the instructions.  Use the attending parent’s name for “Judge” and use the attending parent’s name or chaperone’s name for “Chaperone”.

After registering on the NCFCA website, please snail mail a check payable to “Ignite Chicago” to Ignite Chicago, c/o Lisa Hammond, 2100 Middlefield Ave., Aurora, IL  60506.  Payment must be mailed the same day that the invoice is received.  OR bring a check Monday evening and give it to Lisa (preferable).

TOURNAMENT JOBS
Tournament jobs have all been assigned and information about training for those jobs has been sent out.  If you have a question about your job or don’t know when you’re getting trained, see Mary Vilim.
 
JUDGE RECRUITMENT
Judge recruitment information has been sent out.  Each family should plan to fill 5 judging slots.

CLUB SCHEDULE
December 1st, the Monday before the practice tournament, is also our last meeting for the year.  Club meetings will resume on January 12th.


OLD ANNOUNCEMENTS

PRACTICE TOURNAMENT
The practice tournament quiz will continue to be administered at club each week and will also be sent out each Tuesday so you can study up for the following week.  Parents and students should know all the answers!  If you have a question about the practice tournament, look there first.

SMALL GROUP LEADERS
If you are leading a small group until dinner time, please lead or have one of the students lead the group in grace before dinner.

10/27 practice tournament quiz

posted Oct 28, 2014, 6:10 AM by Eric Scheidler   [ updated Oct 28, 2014, 6:10 AM ]

When is the practice tournament?  Saturday, December 6

Where is the practice tournament?  IIT Rice Campus in Wheaton, same as last year (thankfully!)

When does registration open?  TWO WEEKS FROM TODAY!  Monday, November 10.  Ignite families will be registering earlier that day or at club that evening.  IMPORTANT: We will be handling registration through the NCFCA website, so if you are not an affiliate you will still need to go there and create an account sometime in the next two weeks before registration opens.

Are you expected to be at the practice tournament?  YES!

How long will the practice tournament last?  From the early morning into the early evening.

Must the young gentlemen wear a tie and a suit coat?  Yes!  May the young ladies wear mini-skirts?  NO, certainly not!  More information about the dress code was sent out with the announcements last week.

For speech students, what is the minimum number of speech events?  One.  Maximum?  Three.

Debate students will do what?  Debate!

Raise your hand if you are a speech-only student.  What will you be doing during the debate rounds?  Timing debate!  You will receive training at the tournament before the first debate rounds begins.  Report to the timer table before the first debate round.

Raise your hand if you are a debate-only student.  What will you be doing during the speech rounds?  Timing limited preparation speech events!  Those events are impromptu, extemporaneous, and apologetics.  You will receive training at the tournament before the first speech rounds begins.  Report to the timer table before the first speech round.

Where do the judges for the tournament come from?  They are recruited by Ignite families!  Attending parents of non-Ignite students will also judge, but that will not be enough.  We will do some “community” recruiting also, but we need Ignite families to recruit some judges!

How many judges does each family need to recruit?  Currently Mrs. Vilim thinks 5.

When do we start recruiting judges?  Mrs. Vilim will send out information this coming weekend.

What time do our first judges arrive?  8:45 a.m.

Do you arrive at the same time our judges arrive?  NO!

What time do you need to arrive?  7:30 a.m. to set up.  Parents and students will be setting up debate rooms, check-in, ballot push, ballot return, judges hospitality, etc.  Please arrive by 7:30 so that things are set up by the time our judges arrive.  We need everyone to help!

Announcements from October 27th

posted Oct 28, 2014, 6:09 AM by Eric Scheidler   [ updated Oct 28, 2014, 6:09 AM ]

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

PRACTICE TOURNAMENT
The practice tournament quiz will continue to be administered at club each week and will also be sent out each Tuesday so you can study up for the following week.  Parents and students should know all the answers!  If you have a question about the practice tournament, look there first.

Tournament jobs have mostly been assigned and will be announced TODAY.  Ignite does not have enough families to cover all the jobs and we’ll be looking for some outside help.

Judge recruitment…more information coming very soon!  Start thinking of whom you might ask to come judge at our practice tournament!

Reminder: Registration for the practice tournament opens two weeks from now, on Monday, November 10.  Ignite families will be registering before they come to club that day or at club.

You do not need to affiliate with NCFCA to participate in the practice tournament.  You do not need to affiliate with NCFCA to participate in Ignite.  BUT we are going to be using the NCFCA website for registration so you will need to set up an account there if you are not already an affiliate.  Go to http://www.ncfca.org/ and click on “NCFCA Account” in the upper right-hand corner.

Dress code: All students need to come dressed in tournament attire.  We will be following the NCFCA dress code which says:
The spirit of the Dress Code is modesty and professionalism with the intent to glorify Christ.  The goal is to minimize the focus on the body or outward appearance and maximize the focus on the development of ideas and communication skills.  Competitors must be professional, clean and well groomed.  The letter of the Dress Code is as follows: a. Gentlemen: Gentlemen shall wear suits or sport coats with dress slacks, together with a tie.  b. Ladies: Modesty is the key and may include suits, dresses, and skirts with hemlines to the bottom of the knee.  Tight‐fitting/low‐cut clothing is inappropriate.  Midriff must remain covered when gesturing in speeches.
Questions about the dress code?  Contact Jody Cantey at jodycantey@yahoo.com.


OLD ANNOUNCEMENTS

REMINDERS
Please pick up your nametag from the file box on the table in the lobby before you come downstairs and then put it back before you leave.  If you forgot to put it back, bring it back next week.

Use basement bathrooms while we’re downstairs and use CE wing bathrooms (not lobby bathrooms) while we’re upstairs.  Do not throw stuff in the trash in the lobby or CE wing.  Before and during dinner use large yellow trash in the kitchen; after dinner when we’re upstairs either throw stuff away in the CE wing bathrooms or take it home.

Take your stuff upstairs after dinner or we have to carry it up!  We will put it on the table in the lobby.

Sign up early for the potluck.  Please ALTERNATE between “A” group items and “B” group items.


POTLUCK
1.    Parents, make sure you sign up EARLY, by Friday at the latest, at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqOjdNSX5PrNdHdqdEdVMExlSnh2ODdrbGEtcEs0c0E#gid=8.  Please don’t make Christina have to contact you.
2.    Make sure you sign up both at the TOP with your name and contact info and number who are participating; AND at the BOTTOM for a particular item.
3.    Please ALTERNATE between “A” group items and “B” group items.
4.    If you usually participate but will not be for a particular week, let her know that, too.  Or sign up with a “zero”.


SMALL GROUP LEADERS
If you are leading a small group until dinner time, please lead or have one of the students lead the group in grace before dinner.


NCFCA
NCFCA has a new website!  Go check it out at http://www.ncfca.org/.  It now includes sample videos of all the speech events.

Questions about NCFCA?  Contact Jody Cantey at jodycantey@yahoo.com.

Announcements from October 20th

posted Oct 21, 2014, 7:10 AM by Eric Scheidler   [ updated Oct 21, 2014, 7:12 AM ]

REMINDERS
Please pick up your nametag from the file box on the table in the lobby before you come downstairs and then put it back before you leave.  If you forgot to put it back, bring it back next week.

Use basement bathrooms while we’re downstairs and use CE wing bathrooms (not lobby bathrooms) while we’re upstairs.  Do not throw stuff in the trash in the lobby or CE wing.  Before and during dinner use large yellow trash in the kitchen; after dinner when we’re upstairs either throw stuff away in the CE wing bathrooms or take it home.

Take your stuff upstairs after dinner or we have to carry it up!  We will put it on the table in the lobby.

Sign up early for the potluck.  Please ALTERNATE between “A” group items and “B” group items.


SMALL GROUP LEADERS
If you are leading a small group until dinner time, please lead or have one of the students lead the group in grace before dinner.


PRACTICE TOURNAMENT
Students are expected to be at the practice tournament on Saturday, December 6.  It’s an all-day affair.

The tournament will probably be held at IIT Rice Campus in Wheaton.  We are still trying to confirm that.

Registration will open on Monday, November 10.  Ignite families will be registering that afternoon or at club that evening.

Dress code: All students need to come dressed in tournament attire.  We will be following the NCFCA dress code which says:
The spirit of the Dress Code is modesty and professionalism with the intent to glorify Christ.  The goal is to minimize the focus on the body or outward appearance and maximize the focus on the development of ideas and communication skills.  Competitors must be professional, clean and well groomed.  The letter of the Dress Code is as follows: a. Gentlemen: Gentlemen shall wear suits or sport coats with dress slacks, together with a tie.  b. Ladies: Modesty is the key and may include suits, dresses, and skirts with hemlines to the bottom of the knee.  Tight‐fitting/low‐cut clothing is inappropriate.  Midriff must remain covered when gesturing in speeches.
Questions about the dress code?  Contact Jody Cantey at jodycantey@yahoo.com.

Speech students are expected to compete in at least one speech event with a maximum of three.  Debate students will debate.

Speech-only students will be timing debate during debate rounds.  Debate-only students will be timing limited prep speeches during speech rounds.  You will be taught how at the tournament.  Report to the timer table.

At least one parent is expected to be there to help, but we hope the other parent can help, too, by judging.  Tournament jobs have been assigned and will be confirmed later in the month.

You do not need to affiliate with NCFCA to participate in the practice tournament.  You do not need to affiliate with NCFCA to participate in Ignite.  BUT we are going to be using the NCFCA website for registration so you will need to set up an account there if you are not already an affiliate.  Go to http://www.ncfca.org/ and click on “NCFCA Account” in the upper right-hand corner.

ALSO, please start thinking of family and friends you can ask to judge.  Last year we needed each family to fill about 5 judge slots.  Your spouse can fill at most 3 if s/he comes all day.  We will do some “community” recruiting also.


NCFCA
NCFCA has a new website!  Go check it out at http://www.ncfca.org/.  It now includes sample videos of all the speech events.

Questions about NCFCA?  Contact Jody Cantey at jodycantey@yahoo.com.

Announcements from October 13th

posted Oct 14, 2014, 7:22 AM by Eric Scheidler   [ updated Oct 14, 2014, 7:22 AM ]

REMINDERS
Please pick up your nametag from the file box on the table in the lobby before you come downstairs and then put it back before you leave.  If you forgot to put it back, bring it back next week.

Use basement bathrooms while we’re downstairs and use CE wing bathrooms (not lobby bathrooms) while we’re upstairs.

Take your stuff upstairs after dinner or we have to carry it up!  We will put it on the table in the lobby.

Sign up early for the potluck.  Please ALTERNATE between “A” group items and “B” group items.


SMALL GROUP LEADERS
If you are leading a small group until dinner time, please lead or have one of the students lead the group in grace before dinner.


PRACTICE TOURNAMENT
Students are expected to be at the practice tournament on Saturday, December 6.  It’s an all-day affair.

The tournament will probably be held at IIT Rice Campus in Wheaton.  We are still trying to confirm that.

Registration will open on Monday, November 10.  Ignite families will be registering that afternoon or at club that evening.

Speech students are expected to compete in at least one speech event with a maximum of three.  Debate students will debate.

Speech-only students will be timing debate during debate rounds.  Debate-only students will be timing limited prep speeches during speech rounds.  You will be taught how at the tournament.  Report to the timer table.

At least one parent is expected to be there to help, but we hope the other parent can help, too, by judging.  Tournament jobs have mostly been assigned and will be confirmed later in the month.

You do not need to affiliate with NCFCA to participate in the practice tournament.  You do not need to affiliate with NCFCA to participate in Ignite.  BUT we are going to be using the NCFCA website for registration so you will need to set up an account there if you are not already an affiliate.


NCFCA
Questions about NCFCA?  Contact Jody Cantey at jodycantey@yahoo.com. 

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