Ohio Tournament of Champions  Information


Date:  Saturday, April 13, 2019

Time:  Registration:  9:00-9:30 a.m.

Rounds begin:  9:30 a.m.

Final rounds:  4:30 p.m.

Awards:  5:30 p.m.


Location:  Gahanna-Lincoln HS, Columbus, OH


Eligibility:  Any debater who has won 1st place in LD at an Ohio tournament

in the 2018-2019 season. Any team in which at least one member has won 1st place in PF at an Ohio tournament in the 2018-2019 season. When you apply, you must note which tournament(s) you have won. (All 2019 national qualifiers in LD and PF are eligible; novice and middle school tournament champions are not eligible.) LD/PF debaters who have NOT won 1st place at a tournament this season may petition for admission. Petitioners may be accepted into the OH TOC depending on their record of success and the number of competitors. NOTE: In PF, we will allow hybrid teams of students from two different schools competing together as one PF team. We are not allowing mavericks in PF. 


Format:  Round-Robin or Prelims & Break Rounds

(depending on the number of competitors)


Topics:  LD:  March-April NSDA Resolution (the states topic)

PF:  April NSDA Resolution (prep for the UK TOC)


Judges:  1 qualified judge for 1-2 entries

2 qualified judges for 3-4 entries

Coach: Students must be accompanied by an adult coach

(or a parent acting as a coach)


Disclosure and Oral Critiques:  Will be encouraged

Observers and Recording: Will be allowed


Fees:  $15 per student (for lunch and facilities)


Deadline:  Applications for the 2019 OH TOC are no longer being accepted.

Awards:  1st Place = $100 cash

2nd Place = $50 cash

Questions:  classicdebatecamp@gmail.com