Big Questions 2+ Events Application Name* First Last Email* Phone*School Name*Is this your first time applying to hold a Big Questions event?*YesNoIs your school a Title I school or under-resourced?*YesNoPlease describe how your school/program is under-resourced.*Please provide a mailing address for a check to be sent if your application is accepted.* Street Address Address Line 2 City AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific State ZIP Code Who would you like listed on the payee? Your school or your Speech & Debate Team/booster/non-profit? We CANNOT make checks out to individuals.**Please note we have a $7,500 cap per entitySchoolSpeech & Debate Team/booster/nonprofitPlease list the Speech & Debate, Booster Club, or nonprofit you would like the check made out to:*Does your school have a membership with the National Speech & Debate Association?*--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.This year you must be a member to hold a Big Questions event. I consent to a portion of my grant award to be applied to the membership fee.* Yes NSDA District*--select one--Deep South (AL)Arkansas (AR)Arizona (AZ)Big Valley (CA)Calif. Coast (CA)Capitol Valley (CA)East Los Angeles (CA)San Fran Bay (CA)Sierra (CA)Southern California (CA)West Los Angeles (CA)Colorado (CO)Colorado Grande (CO)Rocky Mountain - North (CO)Rocky Mountain - South (CO)Western Slope (CO)Florida Manatee (FL)Florida Oceanfront (FL)Florida Panther (FL)Florida Sunshine (FL)South Florida (FL)Georgia Northern Mountain (GA)Georgia Southern Peach (GA)Hawaii (HI)East Iowa (IA)West Iowa (IA)Idaho Gem of the Mountain (ID)Idaho Mountain River (ID)Inland Empire (ID)Greater Illinois (IL)Illini (IL)Northern Illinois (IL)Hoosier Crossroads (IN)Hoosier Heartland (IN)Northeast Indiana (IN)Northwest Indiana (IN)East Kansas (KS)Kansas Flint-Hills (KS)South Kansas (KS)Sunflower (KS)Three Trails (KS)West Kansas (KS)Kentucky (KY)Louisiana (LA)New England (MA)Chesapeake (MD)Maine (ME)Michigan (MI)Central Minnesota (MN)Northern Lights (MN)Southern Minnesota (MN)Carver-Truman (MO)Eastern Missouri (MO)Heart of America (MO)Ozark (MO)Show Me (MO)Magnolia (MS)Montana (MT)Carolina West (NC)Tarheel East (NC)North Dakota Roughrider (ND)Nebraska (NE)Nebraska South (NE)New Jersey (NJ)New Mexico (NM)Golden Desert (NV)Sagebrush (NV)Hudson Valley (NY)Long Island (NY)New York City (NY)Eastern Ohio (OH)North Coast (OH)Northern Ohio (OH)Western Ohio (OH)East Oklahoma (OK)West Oklahoma (OK)North Oregon (OR)South Oregon (OR)Iroquois (PA)Pennsylvania (PA)Pittsburgh (PA)Valley Forge (PA)South Carolina (SC)Northern South Dakota (SD)Rushmore (SD)Tennessee (TN)Pacific Islands (TW)Central Texas (TX)East Texas (TX)Gulf Coast (TX)Heart of Texas (TX)LBJ (TX)Lone Star (TX)North Texas Longhorns (TX)South Texas (TX)Space City (TX)Tall Cotton (TX)UIL (TX)West Texas (TX)Yellow Rose (TX)Great Salt Lake (UT)Sundance (UT)Utah - Wasatch (UT)Virginia (VA)Puget Sound (WA)Western Washington (WA)Northern Wisconsin (WI)Southern Wisconsin (WI)West Virginia (WV)Hole in the Wall (WY)Wind River (WY)How did you hear about Big Questions and this funding opportunity?*--select one--Social MediaNSDA Staff MemberNSDA WebsiteNSDA NewsletterRostrum MagazineAnother Speech/Debate CoachNational TournamentNSDA National ConferenceBig Questions MailingOtherHow many separate Big Questions events will you hold?After my first event I agree that all of my subsequent events will have at least 50% new students participating. I acknowledge that failure to do so will effect my award amount.* Yes Please list the approximate start and end dates of each event in chronological order.*Applications must be submitted at least 6 weeks prior to the event. 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.Please list each event name and expected number of students. Please take careful consideration in how many students you expect to compete at EACH event. For budgetary reasons, we cannot give additional funding if you go beyond your estimated amount.*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.)*Are you interested in a custom award order and/or to bundle this with your tournament trophy purchase?* Yes No How many rounds do you expect to hold at each event?*Minimum of 3 rounds are requiredShort 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 agree to communicate any date changes to events with the Grants Administrator, and I acknowledge that changing dates may risk the approval of my application* 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 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!Please be sure to press the "Submit" button in the bottom right corner and you will be redirected to a confirmation page. If you have any questions or experience errors in the submission process, please email email@example.com or call the NSDA office at 920-748-6206. Thank you for applying!