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GREATER DC MUSLIM YOUTH DEBATE TOURNAMENT

 

Schedule of Events- 2014

What: A forum for Muslim Youth to develop debating skills on

 

issues with multiple viewpoints while encouraging them to think critically about their world and providing them the tools to confidently express themselves in real-life situations.

 

When: 21 June 2014, SaturdayRegistration begins: 8:00 am

 

(TEAMS NOT CHECKED IN BY 8:30 AM WILL BE DISQUALIFIED)

 

Where: Al-Fatih Academy, Reston, VA

 

Program Schedule (Main Hall):

 

8:30 am

Welcome – Al Fatih Academy Principal and MAFIQ

8:40 am

Quranic Recitation

8:45 pm

Logistic and room assignment – TBD

 

8:30 -9:00 am (Tabulator’s room) Debate Judging/Moderators Instruction – Sr. Faiza Alvi/Br. Faheem Mahmooth

 

Preliminary Round 1 Parallel Sessions: 9:00 – 9:40 am

Middle School (MS):  Team x  vs. Team  y

 

For a total of 7 {x, y} set

 

Requires 7 rooms

High School (HS)   :   Team x  vs. Team  y

 

For a total of 5 {x, y} set

 

Requires 5 rooms

 

Preliminary Round 2 Parallel Sessions: 10:00 – 10:40 am

Middle School (MS) :  Team x  vs. Team  y

 

For a total of 7 {x, y} set

High School (HS)   Team x  vs.  Team  y

 

For a total of 5 {x, y} set


Preliminary Round 3 Parallel Sessions: 11:15 – 12:00 pm

 

IMPROMPTU

Middle School (MS) :  Team x  vs. Team  y

 

For a total of 7 {x, y} set

High School (HS)   Team x  vs.  Team  y

 

For a total of 5 {x,y} set

 

SEMI FINAL 12:45 – 1:30 pm

Middle School (MS)  Team x  vs.  Team  y

High School (HS)   Team x  vs.  Team  y

 

For a total of 2 {x, y} set each

 

Announcements of teams advancing to Finals: 2:00 PM

 

SALAH & Lunch: 1:30 – 2:30 pm

 

 

FINAL Debates (Main Hall): Impromptu

 

2:30 pm

Final Middle School – Moderator: Faiza Alvi

3:15 pm

Final High School – Moderator: Asim Ghafoor

3:45 pm

Appreciation/Recognition/Acknowledgment

4:00 pm

Results & Awards ceremony

 

Participations; Best Debater in Preliminary Rounds (Three rounds),

 

Runner ups (2 teams); Championship (2 teams);

 

Best Debater in the Tournament

4:30 pm

Dua and Adjourn

 

 

For comments or questions contact:   Debate@Mafiq.org

Host:               Al-Fatih Academy

 

12300 Pinecrest Road, Reston, VA 20191

 

 

 

Organizers: Mafiq Foundation, Inc. Please visit:  www.debate.Mafiq.org

 

Sponsors: ADAMS, Al Fatih Academy, Al Huda School, Dar-Al-Taqwa, PGMA, ICM, ISWA, and Sterling Management.

Annual Muslim Youth Debate Tournament 2014

Muslim Youth Debate Tournament 2014

High School Topics:

  1. Preliminary 1: ”Whatever!” is never the right attitude.
  2. Preliminary 2: Grades don’t matter
  3. Preliminary 3: Impromptu
  4. Semi Final: Human rights ought to hold the highest priority in US relations with foreign countries
  5. Final: Impromptu

Middle School Topics:

  1. Preliminary 1: Any mosque is better than being “unmosqued.”
  2. Preliminary 2: Grades don’t matter
  3. Preliminary 3: Impromptu
  4. Semi Final: Whistle-blowers are not always heroes
  5. Final: Impromptu
Team Registration Deadline: May 31, 2014
For questions or comments, please contact by email at debate@mafiq.org