Saturday, January 29th

Link to Invitation and Registration Portal via Tabroom: 


Please email UDL.Detroit@gmail.com if you need assistance registering for the tournament.

Format Overview:

DUDL #5 / "JV States" will be an online tournament, hosted by Wayne State University via ZOOM. 

We will have two divisions: Novice & JV.  Note that competiton at this tournament is for 1st and 2nd year debaters only!

Varsity Debaters can participate in DUDL #5 in 2 ways: They can JUDGE at the tournament; and we will host a varsity debate workshop during R3! (Details Below)

3 Preliminary Rounds for ALL teams, followed by an awards ceremony & a FINAL ROUND for the top 2 teams in each division.



8:00am Check-In to ZOOM -- Main Room

8:30am Round 1 Pairings Released

9:00am Round 1

10:30am Round 2 Pairings Released

11:00am Round 2

1:00pm Lunch Break

2:00pm Round 3 Pairings Released

2:30pm Round 3

4:30pm Awards  (Finals Pairings Released)

5:15pm Finals in Both Divisions!!!

Zoom Link for Tournament:

DUDL #5 - Main Room

Meeting ID: 994 3493 1855

Passcode: debate313


Workshop Topic: Cutting your own Evidence & Innovating Arguments!

Workshop Leader: Darcell Brown, DUDL Operations Director

Participants: Any debater who is not competing in R3 and wants to get better at debate!

When: During Round 3 - Begins @ 2:40pm

Location: Breakout Room 10 in the Main Zoom Room

What to Bring: An idea for one argument you have been making that needs improvement!