Big Questions Standard Application Name* First Last Email* Phone*Who should be listed as the payee on the check?**Please note we have a $10,000 award cap per entity. 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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How many are you expecting to compete?*What is the total number of students you expect to compete in this event? This number includes high school and middle school students.*How many schools do you expect to compete in this event?*Logistics ExpectationsHow many rounds do you expect to hold in this event?*How many judges do you expect to have for this division?*How many rooms have you dedicated for this event?*How many BIG QUESTIONS awards will you be purchasing?*Awards for the top three are required. You are welcome to purchase more at $10/plaque + shipping. If you do not indicate how many you would like, we will send you (3) that read as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.What would you like engraved on the awards? At this time, we can only engrave place (1st, 2nd, semifinalist, quarterfinalist, etc.)*e.g., champion, runner-up, 3rd, semifinalist, best speaker. First and second place awards will read as champion and runner up, respectively. Unfortunately, we cannot list the school or tournament name.If you would like the trophies sent to a different address than the check, please list that shipping address here.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 this event?*How will you recruit and train judges for this event?*How will you distribute surveys and ensure timely responses?*Surveys will need to be filled out by all judges, students, and audience members at some point after round 3.Event RequirementsAre you planning to apply for funding to host more than one event this year?*You are encouraged to host multiple events.YesNoPlease 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 the NSDA reserves the right to bill me for the $300 provided upfront if the minimum number of students or rounds is not met.* Yes By submitting this application, I acknowledge that I have thoroughly read and accept the terms of the grant.* Yes You're Almost Done! 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