CX Debate Certification Form

CX Debate Certification Form

Do I need to submit this form?
YES, if:
• Your first place team competed in a district meet with ONLY one school entered.
• Your second place team competed in a district meet with ONLY one school entered.
• Your second place team competed in a district meet with less than EIGHT teams competing.

No, if:
• Your first and/or second place team competed in a district meet with EIGHT or more teams competing.
• Your first place team competed in a district meet with more than ONE school competing.

What will meet the CX certification requirement?
• competitive debate rounds at invitational tournaments
• two or more schools’ participation in mini-tournaments where the debaters are judged by someone other than the coaches involved and a winner is declared
• district debate tournament rounds against opposing schools

What will not meet the CX certification requirement?
• classroom debates
• practice rounds against own teammates
• non-judged festival rounds
• district rounds against your own school
• bye rounds

This form, if applicable to your district, must be received in the UIL office no later than 5 p.m. on Feb. 16.

PLEASE NOTE: In the event a team is not certifiable, their school should notify
the State office in writing no later than the certification date. At that time, the alternate team would need to provide proof of certification in order to advance to State.