PARTICIPATION FEES – 2019-20
Schools pay annual membership and/or league dues to Claremont McKenna College. Please read carefully.
All participating Youth, Middle School and High School Public Debate Program US schools, regardless of location or league affiliation, pay annual membership dues. The membership fee for 2019-20 is $25.00. Annual membership dues are due no later than November 15, 2019. For SoCal schools, there is one invoice for HSPDP Membership and League Dues. It is available below. It includes updated payment information (mailing address), as of April 15, 2020.
If a school participates in a league with Claremont McKenna College as fiscal agent, annual league registration fees for 2019-20 programming are $500.00 for middle school debate and $600.00 for high school debate. This means that total participation fees for these schools for 2019-20 are $525/625 ($25 annual membership dues and either $500 or $600 annual league registration fees).
As of August 1, 2019, the following leagues pay league registration fees to Claremont McKenna College – Southern California High School Public Debate Program and 5 middle school leagues – Golden West Debate League, Inland Valley Debate League, Pacific Coast Debate League, Rancho California Debate League, and the Temecula Valley Debate League. The Hoosier State Debate League also pays annual league dues to Claremont McKenna College but is separately invoiced. League registration dues are due no later than November 15, 2019.
High School Invoice – Annual Membership and League Registration (Southern California)
Invoice.HSPDP.SoCal.League Dues.Annual Membership.2020
Middle School Invoice – GWDL/IVDL/PCDL/RCDL/TVDL
In general, there are no additional tournament fees for league events, with the following exceptions – tournaments providing lunch (optional payment for the lunch package), inter-league tournaments (hosts may charge a fee for any school/team from another league), and championship tournament fees for qualifying teams.