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Volunteer Judges for Upcoming College Speech & Debate Tournaments

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ORGANIZATION: Queens College Speech & Debate Society

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Queens College Speech & Debate Society is the speech and debate program at Queens College.

Our colleagues and friends from our local college speech and debate community will be hosting a variety of virtual asynchronous and synchronous, as well as, in-person tournaments throughout Fall 2023 and Spring 2024.

Online tournaments will take place via 8x8 and Speechwire. And in-person tournaments will take place at Queens College in Flushing, New York.

The team is looking for volunteers to judge speech and debate rounds. Our upcoming speech and debate tournaments will feature multiple formats of intercollegiate debate and Individual Speech Events, which are International Public Debate (IPDA), National Parliamentary Debate (NPDA), and Lincoln-Douglas Debate (NFA-LD)

Training will be provided for those who are interested in judging speech and debate rounds!

I encourage you to visit our website at https://www.qcspeechsociety.com/ to find more about who we are and what we will be doing.

You do not need previous experience in public speaking, debate, or acting to volunteer. Just email me and I will be happy to receive you.

Our team will be collaborating with a number of college speech and debate programs to facilitate additional volunteer judging opportunities at speech and debate tournaments throughout Fall 2023 and Spring 2024.

Thanks.

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About Queens College Speech & Debate Society

Location:

65-30 Kissena Blvd, Student Union Room 319, Flushing, NY 11367, US

Mission Statement

The mission of our team will be one that recognizes the importance of forensics by shaping eloquent and intellectual public speakers. We will accomplish this by engaging in acts of public discourse, rhetorical criticism, persuasion, research, and oral interpretation. ‚Äč This is a unique student-run organization where team members can develop public speaking skills through dedication, practice, and participation. In addition to competing within intercollegiate speech competitions, the QCSS will seek to sponsor, organize, and run speech and debate tournaments, community service projects, and fundraising that are in the best interests of public speaking. We welcome all who share our core values to come visit us at the Student Union and take part this in wonderful new chapter for the Queens College Speech Society.

Description

This is an academic student organization. As such, the team offers skills to Queens College students that are necessary to confidently and effectively communicate in any situation. This activity teaches students to research, write, and deliver valuable messages in a wide range of topics. By participating in this program, members of the QCSS will follow current events, engage in critical and rhetorical discourse, immerse into a wide-array of fiction and non-fiction literature, and will master persuasion at various intercollegiate speech and debate tournaments.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Arts & Culture
Education & Literacy
Advocacy & Human Rights, Arts & Culture, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Coaching
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Acting
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Theater Arts

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • All day availability during tournament day is preferred. However, you are welcome to judge either in the morning or afternoon competition rounds.
  • Must attend judge training

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