The Choate Rosemary Hall Debate Team cordially invites you to the Choate Invitational Debate Tournament on January 10, 2021. In both the novice and advanced division, the event will feature three rounds of parliamentary extemporaneous debate with straight resolutions.

The schedule for the day is as follows:

9:00 am Confirmation of Participants emailed to
10:30 am Participants’ Log-In to Adv/Nov Zoom Meeting Rooms
11:00 am Participants’ Briefing in Adv/Nov Zoom Meeting Rooms
11:30 pm Round One in Zoom Breakout Rooms
12:30 pm Break in Adv/Nov Zoom Meeting Rooms
12:45 pm Round Two in Zoom Breakout Rooms
1:45 pm Break in Adv/Nov Zoom Meeting Rooms
2:00 pm Round Three in Zoom Breakout Rooms

*all times listed are in Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Parliamentary Debate Format

Definition of terms – 5 minutes
Case preparation – 10 minutes
Prime Minister Constructive – 5 minutes
Member of the Opposition – 8 minutes
Minister of the Crown – 8 minutes
Leader of the Opposition – 8 minutes
Prime Minister Rebuttal – 3 minutes

    Resolutions shall be “straight”
    Points of Information will be permitted
    All Official DANEIS Parliamentary Procedure Rules will be followed