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  1. Our tournament is now open for registration. http://joyoftournaments.com/tx/stmarks/info.asp Here are the highlights: The tournament dates are Oct. 13-16, 2011 with registration on Thursday night and competition in all events starting Friday morning. We will resume offering Public Forum debate after a 2 year hiatus. Our PF tabroom will be led by Dr. Minh A. Luong. Tim Case will lead our LD tabroom. Dan Lingel will return as the head of our CX tabroom. In policy debate for speaker points we will return to a 30 point system allowing tenth points. Fees are due September 15, 2011. All of this is explained on our jot website but if you have any questions feel free to email me. http://joyoftournaments.com/tx/stmarks/info.asp Thanks, Tim Mahoney Director of Debate, St. Mark's School of Texas 10600 Preston Road Dallas, TX 75230 214-346-8141 office 214-734-3673 cell
  2. The 2010 edition of the Round Up will be hosted on May 7 and 8. It's open for registration on jot. http://www.joyoftournaments.com/tx/roundup/ Let me know if you have any questions. Tim Mahoney Director of Debate, St. Mark's School of Texas 10600 Preston Road Dallas, TX 75230 email: pacedebate@aol.com 214-346-8141 office 214-734-3673 cell 425-740-9130 fax
  3. Almost any open varsity tournament counts. The reason more tournaments don't show up is because the tournament directors haven't sent in their data. If you are trying to qualify you can just send me your records and I'll figure out your points manually. Tim Mahoney Director, 2010 NDCA Championships
  4. The joy of tournaments website is now open for entries. http://www.joyoftournaments.com/dc/ndca/register.asp Tournament participants will be determined using the following qualification procedures: Policy debate and public forum debate competition is considered a team activity. A team is comprised of two individuals from the same degree granting institution. Debaters registering for the NDCA Championships will automatically be placed on a waiting list until they achieve qualifying status, as detailed below. The Public Forum division of the NDCA Championships will accept up to sixty teams. Any team that has reached elimination rounds in varsity competition will be eligible to enter the tournament. Schools may enter up to four teams and put additional teams on the waiting list. After March 15 teams will be released from the waiting list until the tournament is full. Once a policy team or LD'r is on the waiting list the tournament director will review their points earned using the NDCA points database. You can view your debaters points earned in preliminary competition so far this year by going to http://ndca.joyoftournaments.com/. Policy teams and LD'rs will be released off the waiting list immediately if they have earned at least 300 points and if they apply prior to March 15 and until 75 teams have been admitted to the tournament. The application deadline is April 1. On April 1 an additional 53 entries in each event will be released from the waiting list even if some of those applicants don’t have 300 points. Applications will be accepted, regardless of point total, after April 1 until there is 128 entries in each event or until the Monday preceding the start of the tournament whichever comes first. The list entries will be made publicly available. Virtually any tournament can count toward qualification. If there is a tournament not included in your students points earned so far this year please contact NDCA Championships tournament director, Tim Mahoney, at pacedebate@aol.com A policy team may apply even if they haven’t debated together previously or if they haven’t debated at five tournaments together. In this instance each individuals best five tournaments regardless of partner are counted, then divided by two, and then the two individual scores are added together to create the team point total. The policy team with the highest point total using this qualification system that attends the NDCA Championships will be awarded The David P. Baker Award for Season Long Excellence. To be considered for this award a team must have debated together at all five tournaments used for qualification. The Lincoln-Douglas debater with the highest point total using the qualification system that attends the NDCA Championships will be awarded The Patricia Bailey and Marilee Dukes Cup for Season Long Excellence. If you have any questions feel free to email me. Thanks, Tim Mahoney Director, 2010 NDCA Championships Director of Debate, St. Mark's School of Texas 10600 Preston Road Dallas, TX 75230 214-346-8141 214-734-3673 cell 425-740-9130 fax
  5. This year’s tournament will be hosted Thursday, October 22 through Sunday, October 25. We normally fill up quickly in policy and Lincoln-Douglas debate so if you plan to attend please enter promptly. You can register at http://www.joyoftournaments.com/tx/stmarks/ If you have any questions that aren't answered there feel free to drop me an email. Thanks, Tim
  6. Here is the Top 10 list from last year. One caveat: this is a list of the Top 10 teams who planned to attend the NDCA Championships. Prior to the work that Brent at joyoftournaments did it was a nightmare to figure everyone's points so unless people submitted their spreadsheets we didn't bother to figure their points. Colleyville Heritage High School Evan DeFilippis - James Hamraie 1552 Stratford Academy William Karlson - Brian Cole 1357 Cathedral Prep Leo Hayes - Mike Carlotti 1312 St. Mark's School of Texas Alex Katz - Jordan Blumenthal 1303 Bishop Guertin HS Chris Power - Katryna Cadle 1122 Groves High School Sophia Goren - Maya Bhardwaj 1111 Damien High School Andres Gannon - Trevor Chenoweth 1014 Woodward Academy Evan Matthews - Brittany Nehman 1008 Glenbrook North High School Debbie Oh - Lucy Zhu 879 Lakeland District Debate Jason Wright - Taylor Roth 873
  7. Registration for the Round Up is now open at http://www.joyoftournaments.com/tx/roundup/ This year it will be held on Friday and Saturday May 8-9. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me, however, email me directly at pacedebate@aol.com I rarely check cross-x.com or the associated email function. thanks, Tim Mahoney
  8. The website for the NDCA Championships has been opened. The 2009 tournament hosts will be the University of Nevada Las Vegas, the forensics programs of Clark County and Ted W. Belch. The tournament will offer 7 preliminary rounds of competition in one open division of policy debate, one open division of Lincoln-Douglas debate and one open division of Public Forum debate.. The tournament will be held on April 18-20, 2009. You can register at: http://www.joyoftournaments.com/nv/ndca/ This year you will not have to submit spreadsheets. The qualification procedure is essentially the same but we now have a database that helps calculate your students points. A full description of the process is available on the website and if you have questions feel free to contact me. Thanks, Tim Mahoney Director, 2009 NDCA Championships
  9. Brent Hinkle (of joyoftournaments.com) has done a LOT of work to create a database that allows you to search by school, judge, or team. It will then show you, for example, every debate "Mahoney, Tim" has judged this year and the results from those debates. It can also search by school or debaters individual name. It's very similar to the college "debateresults.com". Brent has also been working on getting it to figure the points for The Baker award that the NDCA gives at the end of the year to recognize season long excellence and so at the bottom of each tournament for a given team it shows the number of points a team earned toward qualifying for the NDCA tournament and toward winning The Baker. What we really need now is for tournaments to send in their data. Basically, the tab room just needs to send their TRPC data to brent@joyoftournaments.com Right now I think we just have Newman Smith, Grapevine, Wake, and Greenhill. This is already a pretty neat development but it would be really awesome if completed tournaments would send in their data. Anything you can do to help tournament directors send in their TRPC data would be greatly appreciated. You can check the site out at: http://ndca.joyoftournaments.com/school.asp?evt=CX Thanks, Tim Mahoney Director of Debate, St. Mark's School of Texas NDCA Board Member
  10. Our tournament is now open for registration. http://www.joyoftournaments.com/tx/stmarks/
  11. Carrollton Sacred Heart (neg) won on a 3-0 decision.
  12. Ballots and results are now available on joyoftournaments at: http://www.joyoftournaments.com/tx/roundup/register.asp Top 5 Speakers 1. Anna Dimitrrijervic - Carrollton Sacred Heart 2. Kiersten Strachan - Clear Lake 3. Joel Diamond - Jesuit 4. Jacob Wikman - St. Mark's 5. Albert Yau - Clear Lake Semi-finalists Carrollton Sacred Heart Dimitrrijervic and Scmiedt (aff) wins on a 3-0 over Jesuit/St. Mark's Fellwock and Batra Jesuit McCormick and Diamond (neg) wins on a 3-0 over Hebron Lucas and Pinto Finals Carrollton Sacred Heart Dimitrrijervic and Scmiedt vs Jesuit McCormick and Diamond
  13. Registration for the 2008 Novice Round Up to be held at St. Mark's is now open at: http://www.joyoftournaments.com/tx/roundup/info.asp This year it will be held on May 9 and 10 (Friday and Saturday). We usually attract a diverse field of competitors that include some of the best novices in the country but also students with less experience. Each school is invited to bring up to 4 teams until we reach our limit of 32 teams. Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks, Tim Mahoney Director of Debate, St. Mark's School of Texas 10600 Preston Road Dallas, TX 75230 214-346-8141 214-734-3673 cell 425-740-9130 fax
  14. Below is the list of teams that are currently entered in the NDCA Championships. If you aren't entered and think you should be one of two things has probably happened either you haven't sent in your spreadsheet proving you have the requisite qualifying points or you haven't tried to enter via joy of tournaments. If you need a copy of the spreadsheet or have other questions feel free to email me directly at pacedebate@aol.com. Team School Abigail Watts - Daniel Watkins Barstow School Chris Power - Katryna Cadle Bishop Guertin HS Mitch Hagney - Christian Steckler Bishop Guertin HS Grace Labriola - Ivan Kygaba Canton Central Catholic Leo Hayes - Mike Carlotti Cathedral Prep Evan DeFilippis - James Hamraie Colleyville Heritage High School Andres Gannon - Trevor Chenoweth Damien High School Ian Nelson - Reid Ehrlich-Quinn Damien High School Harsh Jhaveri - Ben Chang Edgemont HS Sam Gelb - Abhinav Shrestha Edgemont HS Tyler Boykin - Chris Mair Ft. Lauderdale HS Robin Gray - Sasha Sabherwal Fullerton Union High School Winston Luo - Grant Peretz Glenbrook South High School Colin Quinn - Alec Zimmer Glenbrook South High School Mara Koulogeorge - David Han Glenbrook South High School Will Thibeau - Richard Day Glenbrook South High School Brad Meloche - Alan Gocha Groves High School Nicholas Moenck - Mimi Karabulut Groves High School Sophia Goren - Maya Bhardwaj Groves High School John Hill - Gabriel Nunez-Lafontaine Jesuit College Prep Sean O'Brien - Rich Graham Jesuit College Prep Basil Siddiqui - Mahjeed Marrow Jesuit High School Jason Wright - Taylor Roth Lakeland District Debate Jeffrey Boxer - Rachel Logan Lexington High School Jenna Lempesis - David Sterman Lexington High School Nadia Hassan - Pranav Mahadevan Marist School jonathan libgober - misha slavin oak park - river forest adam pearce - scott marchi oak park - river forest David Gritz - Angela Dai Pennsbury High School Emily Owens - Sara Simonis Perry High School Sanjay Sharma - Aakash Gupta Portage Northern H.S. Patrick Elwell - Nathan Walczuk Saint Ignatius Laurel Mills - Timothy Knoedler Sheboygan North H.S. Alex Katz - Jordan Blumenthal St. Mark's School of Texas Kelly Del Curto - Ryan Blais St. Vincent De Paul High School William Karlson - Brian Cole Stratford Academy William Rains - Nick Honegger Tampa Preparatory School Justin Blau - Ryan Saxe The Meadows School Jeremy Selesner - Bobby Kim The Meadows School Lee Reed - John Trevino Walter Payton College Prep Charlie Curran - Tim Bingham Walter Payton College Prep Daniel Taylor - Angela Guo Westminster Schools Evan Matthews - Brittany Nehman Woodward Academy Matthew Pesce - Chris Organ Woodward Academy
  15. Heart of Texas 2007 Judges for the Quarterfinal Round Judge Report Time: 8:30 AM Round Start Time: 9:30 AM Debates on Second Floor of the Westin in Salon F, D, E, A Tim Alderete Meadows Thad Blank Carrollton Sacred Heart Josh Branson St. Mark’s Josh Gonzalez Groves Malcolm Gordon Barstow Mike Greenstein New Trier Adam Grellinger Chattahoochee Aimee Hamraie Colleyville Heritage David Heidt Westminster Jenny Heidt Westminster James Herndon Chattahoochee Blake Johnson Kinkaid Roy Levkowitz Woodward Calum Matheson Glenbrook South Tracy McFarland Jesuit College Prep Eric Oddo New Trier Martin Osborne Missouri State Jonathan Paul Greenhill Scott Phillips Pace Robbie Quinn New Trier Varsha Ramakrishnan Stratford Jim Schultz West Georgia Nicole Serrano Montgomery Bell Greta Stahl Michigan State
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