AZ Rule Changes for State

After a test run at the Bobcat Bonanza, the AIA State Speech and Debate Advisory Committee overwhelmingly approved the use of computers in all forms of debate (including Congressional Debate) for the 2011 State Tournaments.  The guidelines for use are below:

AIA Laptop use in Debate 2011

Updated NFL Congress Docket

There were some formatting errors on the docket posted on the Joy of Tournaments AZ NFL Congress page.  Here is the (hopefully) corrected PDF of the docket.

AZ NFL Docket 2011 v2


Arizona’s very own Elizabeth Clarke has been named the 2011 National Federation of High Schools Section Seven Speech, Debate, and Theater Educator of the Year.  Beth is the coach of Brophy and serves as the FLA Vice President.  She was nomonated by John Wolnisty at the FLA Convention last September.  Section 7 covers Arizona, Utah, Hawaii, Nevada, and California.  Congratulations Beth!

AZ NFL 2011 Congress Docket

The docket for the 2011 NFL Qualifier is now posted.  It is available on in the NFL Qualifier invitation, and it is also available here.  The AZ NFL Qualifier Congress will be held on March 4th at Glendale Community College.

Meeting Minutes Posted.

The minutes for the last AIA State Speech and Debate Advisory Committee are posted on the “Meetings” page.  Please note that these minutes are not yet approved by the SSDAC and are subject to amendment at our next meeting.