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2018 Junior Debate Nationals

Calgary French & International School, in conjunction with the Alberta Debate and Speech Association is pleased to invite you to the Canadian Jr. Debate Championship to be held at CFIS in Calgary, Alberta, on the weekend of Friday, May 4, 2018 until Sunday May 6 2018.  Read the full Invitation for all details.

The Prepared topic: THS minimum First Nations representation in all provincial and federal elected assemblies. 

Locations
All debates will be held at Calgary French & International School (700-77 St. SW, Calgary AB, T3H 5R1) and the hotel for the event will be the Sandman West (125 Bowridge Dr NW, Calgary, AB T3B 3R6).

If you are coming into town via Calgary International Airport, it is recommended that you take a taxi from the airport. Transportation from the hotel to the school for events will be provided. 

Registration
   

Adult Registration Form (Coaches, Judges, Chaperones)

The cost of the tournament will be $325.00 per person, debater or adult. Every team should have a designated chaperone, and every province must send at least one designated judge (who may also be a coach/chaperone for a team). All fees (including hotel payments) are due on the evening of Monday, April 5, 2018. Cheques should be made out and sent to Calgary French & International School. Schools and teams that have not paid by this time will be removed from the tab.

Accommodation
Accommodation for the tournament will be at the Sandman Calgary West and hotel bookings will be made as a part of your registration. The hotel can accommodate between one and 4 individuals in the room. All rooms (that aren’t singles) have 2 Queen beds, with the option of renting a cot. The prices for hotel rooms based on room type and occupancy are as follows.
Prices include all taxes
Room Type
Registration Cost per person (includes $325 tournament fee)
Single Room: One King Bed
$800
Double occupancy: Two Queen Beds
$525
Quad occupancy: Two Queen Beds
$450
Calgary/Alberta resident not staying at hotel
$325
     
Schedule

Download the full schedule.

   
This is schedule is subject to change. Teams will arrive on Thursday, May 3rd and make their way to the hotel. Registration will take place at the hotel between 3pm and 8pm in the hotel lobby.

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Important Dates
  1. October 31
    Student Memberships Due
    Students must be registered online through their coaches and dues paid by this date.
  2. September 30
    School Memberships Due
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  3. December 15
    Final Date for Student Dues
    We realize that some students will register mid-season. However, student registrations will not be accepted after this date.
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