[eDebate] University of Rochester Brad Smith Debate Tournament Sept 27-28

Steven D'Amico stevendamico
Sat Aug 30 09:57:20 CDT 2008


BSDT!

BSDT!

BSDT!

Hey, the facebook told me you're getting married. Mazel Tox mi amigo.

Steve

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 4:38 PM, Ken Johnson <kenrjohnson at msn.com> wrote:

>    Dear Friends:
>
>
>
> The University of Rochester Debate Union is pleased to invite you to the
> 2008 Brad Smith Debate Tournament ("BSDT" or "The Brad"). The tournament
> will be held the weekend of September 27 and 28. Our tournament is named in
> honor of H. Brad Smith, a long time and invaluable University of Rochester
> Debate Union supporter, who will again honor us with his attendance at this
> year's tournament. The tournament will be CEDA and SAMBA sanctioned. SAMBA
> is the Society Advocating More and Better Argumentation. We will use the
> CEDA definition of "novice." The time limits will be 9-3-6 with 10 minutes
> prep time. You should enter your teams by Tuesday Sept. 22, 5:00 PM. Send
> your entries to kjohns15 at mail.rochester.edu<https://mail.rochester.edu/cgi-bin/webmail/webmail.cgi?cmd=url&xdata=%7E2-e34c31fb87b4a722151cc428f6439ab6f687a0f4e2d4e691cdc5e300&url=http%213A%212F%212Fwww.ndtceda.com%212Fmailman%212Flistinfo%212Fedebate>& enter them online at debate results.
>
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> Last minute changes can be made by calling Ken Johnson at 585-781-0040.
>
> We will attempt to release pairings for rounds 1 and 2 the night before,
> subject to last minute changes and potentially judge placement.
>
> We will also be hosting a world's format division. If you wish to enter
> into the World's division, please email Ken.
>
> The rest of the invitation includes all the rest of the necessary
> information for registration and lodging. The University of Rochester Debate
> Union hopes to see you at our tournament this September in beautiful upstate
> New York. Let us know if we need to do anything special to make that happen.
>
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> Sincerely,
>
>
>
> Ken R. Johnson, Director of Forensics
> Gordie Miller, Assistant Director
> Brady Fletcher, Coach
> Mike Girouard, Coach
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> *ENTRIES, FEES, AND INFORMATION* Entries:  Entry fees will be $60 per two
> person team. Fees are $10 less than the past years, but you'll enjoy the
> same top class food and hardware.  Fee elimination agreements are avalible.
> Your teams pay no fee is you agree to waive U of R entry fees at your
> tournament.
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> The fee will cover awards, breakfast on both days, as well as lunch on
> Saturday. One judge covers two teams.  We will offer our traditional fare.
>
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> There will be $120 fee for each uncovered team, but as hired judges are
> limited we would rather have your judges than your money.
>
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>
> If you have extra judging please make us aware when you register, as we may
> be willing to hire your extra critics. There will be a $50 fee for each
> change reported the day of the tournament. Please make all checks payable to
> the University of Rochester.
>
>
>
> *HOTEL INFO*: Please reserve your rooms today! There is a lot going on in
> Rochester this weekend and rooms are in short supply.
>
>
>
> The tournament hotel is the Days Inn Rochester Thruway at 4853 West
> Henrietta Road in Henrietta, New York 14467. The phone number is (585)
> 334-9300.  Judy has agreed to hold a block under "Rochester Debate" for
> $65/night + tax.  There are 37 rooms in the block.  10 are smoking.  The
> hotel has wireless and a breakfast spread.  Nothing fancy, but it's the
> cheapest around.
>
> If the Days Inn fills up, try the Red Roof inn on Jefferson Rd. Their rates
> are in the 80's and 90's, but they are near food and entertainment on the
> Mc-Mile of Jefferson Rd. Their number is 585-359-1100.
>
> Also there are 15 rooms open at the Best Western 585-427-2700 around
> $80/night.
>
> ALL THE HOTELS ARE RIGHT OFF THE NYS THRUWAY (90) EXIT 46!
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> *Sexual Harassment and Discrimination*: The University of Rochester will
> uphold the principle of debate in the atmosphere of civility and mutual
> respect. All our guests should be treated fairly without regard to race,
> creed, age, sex, national origin, and sexual preference. Any incidences of
> harassment or discrimination should be reported to the tournament staff
> immediately.
>
>
>
> *Schedule*: (This is a tentative schedule. We will try to operate ahead of
> schedule if possible).
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> *Friday, Sept 26, 2008* 8 PM to 10 PM: Early registration ?Lobby of the
> Days Inn Tournament Hotel.
>
>
>
> *Saturday, Sept 27, 2008*: Park in the Library Lot behind Rush Rhees
> Library, off Intercampus Drive on the River Campus of the University of
> Rochester.
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> The central meeting place for the tournament is Hoyt Auditorium on the
> Library Quad. It is located directly on the opposite side of the Rush Rhees
> Library from the Library Parking Lot. It is the same as in years past.
>
>
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> 7:00 am to 7:30 am: Late Registration - Hoyt Auditorium (River Campus)
>
> 7:00 am to 8:00 am: Donuts, Bagels, Coffee, etc.
>
> 7:30 am: Final Pairings Released
>
> 8:00-10:00 ? Round 1
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> 10:00-12:00 ? Round 2
>
> 12:00pm-1:30 Lunch (provided),
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> round 3 and 4 pairings released.
>
> 1:30-3:30 ? Round 3
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> 3:30-5:30 ? Round 4
>
> 5:30-7:00 ? Dinner round 5 pairings released
>
> 7:00 ? Round 5
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> 10:00 ? Round 6 Pairings Released on Edebate and at the Hotel
>
>
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> *Sunday, Sept 28, 2008*
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> 7:30 am: Bagels, Donuts, Coffee, etc.
>
> 8:00 am to 10:00 am: Round 6
>
> 11:00 am to 1:00 pm: First Elimination Round
>
> 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm: Awards Ceremony
>
> 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm: Second Elmination Round
>
> 4:30 pm till they kick us out:  Appropriate Elimination Rounds to follow
>
>
>
> Ken R. Johnson
> Director of Forensics
> Department of English
> Morey Hall -- 4th Floor
> University of Rochester
> Rochester, New York 14627
>
> Office: 585-273-5223
> Cell: 585-781-0040
>
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