Category IV: Brackets
Are you great at winning arguments? Do you have the poise of a public speaker and the convincing tone of a scholar? Join debate to compete with others who are just like you. Parliamentary Debate is a Bracket Competition, which stipulates that it is an elimination competition. There are two rounds of Preliminaries, one Quarterfinal Round (top 8 teams), one Semifinal Round (top 4 teams) and one Final Round. This is a 2 member (no more, no less) team competition. Topics can be found on getmistified.com. Which side you will be on (Defensive, Opposition) will be picked randomly on the day of the competition, so make sure to be ready for arguments on both.
Prompts/Topics can be found here.
Think you have what it takes for the olympics? Earn the title of true Math Olympian in this intense battle of numbers. An understanding of only Geometry, Algebra I & II and Statistics & Probability are sufficient for a participating student. A limit of 2 students from each team may register in this competition.
MIST Quiz Bowl
Does the sound of a quiz bowl buzzer and recalling knowledge in seconds give you an adrenaline rush? Then MIST Quiz Bowl is the competition for you! Packets with information needed to compete can be found on getmistified.com once released. A minimum of 2 and maximum of 6 members per school can form a team, with up to 4 competitors playing per round.
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Topic VI: Current Events
This competition is a fun way to display your creativity under spontaneous and timed circumstances. Each team must impress the judges in various hypothetical scenarios while under pressure to think on their feet and make the audience laugh! This competition consists of three (3) rounds with two (2) games each. Each team will perform the first game, and once all teams have performed, we will move on to the second game. Winners marked by the judge may move up to semifinals and finals. A maximum of 6 members for Brother’s Improv and 6 members for Sister’s Improv may compete from each school.