Top City Classic



Six preliminary rounds followed by elimination rounds

Parliamentary debate - open for those eligible to attend NPDA this year

National Round Robin round format: 7-3-8-3-8-3-8-3-4-5 + 4 minutes of prep per team

On-time-every-time resolution announce (no roll call or waiting at announce)

20 minutes of preparation time + 2 minutes of walk time

Teams not ready to debate 22 minutes after topic announce will forfeit the round

We will break half the field to elimination rounds
National Round Robin elimination round format: each team brings a resolution to flips

Brackets will be broken in elimination rounds

Limited judge strikes available


Entry deadline = Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 5:00 p.m. central time

Please enter your teams and judges on by the deadline


Covered teams = FREE (one judge covers two teams)

Uncovered teams = $200 per team

All judges are obligated for one round after their squad’s elimination

Cash or check due at registration; make checks payable to: Washburn University


Finalists, top speaker, top squad, and Coach of the Year


Tournament registration Saturday morning in Morgan Hall, room 206

(Morgan Hall is on SW 17th Street. Closest parking is at Mulvane & 17th.)

Ramada Inn, 420 SE 6th Street, Topeka, KS 66607; 785.234.5400

Capitol Plaza, 1717 SW Topeka Blvd, Topeka, KS 66612; 785.431.7200

7:30 Registration and prep room setup
8:00 Round 1
10:00 Round 2
Lunch at Memorial Union or Lincoln Hall
12:30 Round 3
2:30 Round 4
4:30 Round 5

8:00 Round 6
10:00 Elimination round 1
Lunch at Memorial or Lincoln
12:30 Elimination round 2
2:30 Elimination round 3
4:30 Elimination round 4

…and so on


Washburn invite 2018.doc (43.5 KB)