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

Steven D'Amico stevendamico
Sat Aug 30 14:56:06 CDT 2008


Wow... that so wasn't supposed to be reply all. thanks to birch for pointing
that out to men.

Sorry brother.

D'Amico

On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 10:57 AM, Steven D'Amico <stevendamico at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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.
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Sincerely,
>>
>>
>>
>> Ken R. Johnson, Director of Forensics
>> Gordie Miller, Assistant Director
>> Brady Fletcher, Coach
>> Mike Girouard, Coach
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> *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.
>>
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>
>>
>>
>> There will be $120 fee for each uncovered team, but as hired judges are
>> limited we would rather have your judges than your money.
>>
>>
>>
>> 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).
>>
>>
>>
>> *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.
>>
>>
>>
>> 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.
>>
>>
>>
>> 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
>>
>> 10:00-12:00 ? Round 2
>>
>> 12:00pm-1:30 Lunch (provided),
>>
>> round 3 and 4 pairings released.
>>
>> 1:30-3:30 ? Round 3
>>
>> 3:30-5:30 ? Round 4
>>
>> 5:30-7:00 ? Dinner round 5 pairings released
>>
>> 7:00 ? Round 5
>>
>> 10:00 ? Round 6 Pairings Released on Edebate and at the Hotel
>>
>>
>>
>> *Sunday, Sept 28, 2008*
>>
>>
>>
>> 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
>>
>> http://www.rochester.edu/College/ENG/debate/index.html<https://mail.rochester.edu/cgi-bin/webmail/webmail.cgi?cmd=url&xdata=%7E2-e34c31fb87b4a722151cc428f6439ab6f687a0f4e2d4e691cdc5e300&url=http%213A%212F%212Fwww.rochester.edu%212FCollege%212FENG%212Fdebate%212Findex.html>
>> http://sa.rochester.edu/debate/<https://mail.rochester.edu/cgi-bin/webmail/webmail.cgi?cmd=url&xdata=%7E2-e34c31fb87b4a722151cc428f6439ab6f687a0f4e2d4e691cdc5e300&url=http%213A%212F%212Fsa.rochester.edu%212Fdebate%212F>
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