Big Questions Standard 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 or under-resourced school?*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.SchoolSpeech & Debate Team/Booster Club/Nonprofit (list below)Please list the Speech & Debate, Booster Club, or nonprofit you would like the check made out to:*Does you school have a membership with the National Speech & Debate Association?*--select one--Yes, we are a member high schoolYes, we are a member middle schoolNo, we are not a memberThis 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 The membership fee is $149 for high school and $75 for middle schoolNSDA District*--select one--Deep South (AL)Arkansas (AR)Arizona (AZ)Big Valley (CA)Calif. 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What is the tentative end date of this event?* MM DD YYYY How did you hear about Big Questions and this funding opportunity?*--select one--Social MediaNSDA Staff MemberNSDA WebsiteRostrum MagazineAnother Speech/Debate CoachNational TournamentNSDA National ConferenceBig Questions MailingParticipation and LogisticsHow many students do you expect to compete in this event?*Approximately how many schools will be participating at this event?*Will any other tournament events be running concurrently with Big Questions?*YesNoHow many rounds do you expect to hold?*Each student must compete in 3 rounds under the grantHow 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.)*Unfortunately, we cannot list the school or tournament name.Are you interested in a custom award order and/or to bundle this with your tournament trophy purchase?* Yes No Short AnswerWhat will you do to get the required (15) 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.Please share any additional information you would like to be considered.I agree that this event will meet all tournament requirements.* 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. 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