Big Questions 2+ Events Application Name* First Last Email* Phone*Who should be listed as the payee on the check?**Please note that there is a $10,000 cap per school. We cannot write checks to individuals, only schools or booster clubs.Please provide a name and mailing address for a check to be sent if your application is accepted.*Does your school have a membership with the National Speech & Debate Association?**You do not have to be a member to apply.--select one-Yes, we are a member high school.Yes, we are a member middle school.No, we are not a member.We are applying as an NSDA district.NSDA District*--select one--Deep South (AL)Arkansas (AR)Arizona (AZ)Big Valley (CA)Calif. 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Please briefly describe each event type.*Grouping events is fine (e.g., "Events 1 and 4 are classroom scrimmages, while events 2 and 3 will be held at league tournaments").Participant ExpectationsHow many schools are you expecting to be represented at each event?*Please list each event name and expected number of schools in the Big Questions division.How many plaques will you be purchasing for each event from the NSDA Trophy Shop?*A minimum of three Big Questions awards will need to be purchased from the NSDA (per event) for $10 each + shipping. If you do not indicate how many you would like, we will send you 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place plaques.What would you like engraved on the plaques? At this time, we can only engrave place (1st, 2nd, 3rd, semifinalist, quarterfinalist, etc.)*If you would like the trophies sent to a different address than the check, please list that shipping address here.How many rounds do you expect to hold at each event?*Please list each event name and the expected number of rounds.What is the total number of high school students you expect to compete at each event?*Please list each event name and expected number of students.Can we list your contact information on Tabroom so other schools can attend your event?* Short AnswerWhat will you do to get the required number of students for these events?*How will you distribute surveys and ensure timely responses?*LogisticsPlease share any additional information you would like to be considered.What resources did you use to assist you in this application process?* Webinar Correspondence with National office Sample application None of the above I agree that this event will meet all tournament requirements.* Yes I understand that if I cancel my event, I must return the $300 upfront check and plaques within 3 weeks. If I do not, the NSDA reserves the right to bill me for the initial installment and cost of awards.* Yes In holding multiple events, I understand that the NSDA expects at least 50% new competitors at each event. I understand that my award amount may be adjusted if there is not.* Yes I understand that if I do not return the reporting form and have students/judges complete surveys within one week of my event's completion, the NSDA reserves the right to bill me for the initial $300 installment and the cost of the awards.* Yes By submitting this application, I acknowledge that I have thoroughly read and accept the terms of the grant.* Yes You're Almost Done! We have experienced some recent errors with the submission process. Please send an email to Katie Hines, Big Questions Grant Administrator, at email@example.com, notifying her that you have applied. Be sure to press the "Submit" button in the bottom right corner, and you will be redirected to a confirmation page. 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