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Topic Area Final Reminder

Final reminder that voting for the topic area closes at 11:59 CDT tonight, 5-16.

Papers can be found here -

Ballot available here -

Area Ballot Reminder

First, The 2019-2020 topic area ballot is available. Voting is open until May 16, 11:59PM CDT.

Papers can be found here -

Ballot available here -

2019-2020 Topic Area Ballot

The 2019-2020 topic area ballot is available. Voting is open until May 16, 11:59PM CDT.

Papers can be found here -

Ballot available here -

REMINDER: Topic Paper Deadline, April 24th

Wednesday, April 24th is the deadline for area papers to be submitted. You can email papers to

Outstanding Dues

If you are on the following list we show that you still owe money. If you could please stop by LA 150 ASAP and settle up it is appreciated. If you think you are on this list in error lets sort that out too.


Liability waiver & meal card form

Important reminder that the tournament must have a liability waiver and meal card forms for every participant at CEDA.

The liability form is required before teams will be allowed to compete.The meal card form is required before your party will receive meal cards to eat on campus during the tournament. Please bring all the forms for your entire party to registration tonight.

Important CEDA updates

A couple of reminders as we head into the final days before CEDA nationals kicks off. 1. If you've offered rounds on the exchange please respond to request to hire those rounds. There are a number of schools in need of judging who are having difficulty making contact with those offering rounds for hire.

CEDA Awards Nomination -- Extension

The deadline to nominate for CEDA awards is extended to March 18, 11:59 PM, CST.

Links for nominations are on the the front page of

CEDA Wards Nomination - Reminder


It's about that time again! I am excited to encourage you to nominate students, coaches and colleagues for CEDA Awards.

Nominations are due Friday, March 8th and are made via CEDA’s website ( There is a section on the front page for award nominations.

We are seeking nominations for the following awards:

ALL-AMERICANS – honoring a maximum of 30 students (max of 2 per school) who demonstrate demonstrate competitive success, academic success, good conduct, and contributions to their squad.

2019 CEDA Long Beach Entries Are Open

Entries for the 2019 CEDA in Long Beach are officially open.

Every school that enters CEDA Nationals must be a member of CEDA (i.e., current with their 2018-2019 CEDA dues) and must have paid your 2018-2019 Tab Room Fee. You may pay your dues along with your entry fees. We ask for your cooperation in correctly entering and quickly updating your entries if changes become necessary.

Programs designed as ‘emerging’ should confirm their discounts in their entry fees when registering.


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