L-R: Carpe Diem's Joseph Millman, NSD Executive Director Eric Palmer, Scarsdale's Sam Natbony

Colorado Springs, CO–Congratulations to Carpe Diem’s Joseph Millman, a homeschooled debater attending NSD for the third time, for defeating Scarsdale’s Sam Natbony on a 4-3 decision to win the National Symposium for Debate 2012 Camp Tournament. The tournament, which featured 177 debaters, had 6 rounds and only cleared 5-1s or better. Results follow:

Partial Doubles:

12. WDM Valley MN def. 21. Torrey Pines AS (Achinthya Soordelu) 3-0 (Grishaber, Imas, Cath. Tarsney)

20. Harvard-Westlake JE def. 13. Lexington PZ (Paul Zhou) 2-1 (*Franklin, Kristof, Zimmermann)

14. SLP RS def. 19. Scarsdale BU (Ben Ulene) 3-0 (Eckholm, Jiang, L.Liu)

15. Carpe Diem JM def. 18. Strake Jesuit SS (Steffen Seitz) 3-0 (J.Liu, Massey, Sachs)

16. NO Jesuit JH def. 17. The Woodlands AC (Abbey Chapman) 2-1 (Adler, Nelson, *Star)

Octofinals:

16. NO Jesuit JH def. Strake JD (Jeremy Dang) 2-1 (Zhou, *Franklin, Cameron)

15. Carpe Diem JM def. PV Peninsula DT (Daniel Tartakovsky) 2-1 (Kristof, Massey, *Scoggin)

3. Loyola MH def. 14. St Louis Park RS (Richard Shmikler) 2-1 (*J.Liu, Sachs, Star)

20. Harvard-Westlake JE def. 4. Vestavia DS (Daniel Selman) 2-1 (Donovan, Kawahara, Cath. Tarsney)

12. WDM Valley MN def. 5. Scarsdale GR (Grant Reiter) 3-0 (Chy, Gaidarov, Jiang)

6. Kent Denver SM def. 11. Byram Hills JA (Josh Altman) 3-0 (Houston, Lyons, Weisberg)

7. Brophy Prep SR (Neg) def. 10. Wenatchee (Colton Smith) 2-1 (Eckholm, L.Liu, *Nelson)

8. Scarsdale SN def. 9. CESJDS EL (Elana Leone) 2-1 (Cowger, Grishaber, *Chr. Tarsney)

Quarters:

8. Scarsdale SN def. 16. NO Jesuit JH (Jim Huang) 2-1 (Massey, *McCormick, Zimmermann)

15. Carpe Diem JM def. 7. Brophy Prep SR (Samir Reddy) (Franklin, Kawahara, Chr. Tarsney)

13. WDM Valley MN def. 21. Harvard-Westlake JE (Julie Engel) 2-1 (*Houston, Pritt, Cath. Tarsney)

6. Kent Denver SM def. 3. Loyola MH (Michael Harris) 2-1 (Imas, Nag, *Sachs)

Semifinals:

8. Scarsdale SN (Neg) def. 12. WDM Valley MN (Megan Nubel) 2-1 (Overing, *Pearce, Sachs)

15. Carpe Diem JM def. Kent Denver SM (Sam Mathews) 2-1 (*Chy, Kristof, J.Liu)

Finals:

15. Carpe Diem JM (Neg) def. Scarsdale SN (Sam Natbony) 4-3 (Imas, J.Liu, Massey, McCormick, *Overing, *Star, *student vote)

Champion: Carpe Diem JM (Joseph Millman)

Speaker Awards:

25. Walt Whitman DM (Daisy Massey)
24. Scarsdale LM (Larry Milstein)
23. Lexington AH (Adam Hoffman)
22. Vestavia Hills DS (Daniel Selman)
21. NO Jesuit JH (Jim Huang)
20. Bronx SS (Shai Szulanski)
19. The Woodlands AC (Abbey Chapman)
18. Whitman TS (Tori Seidenstein)
17. Carpe Diem JM (Joseph Millman)
16. SLP RS (Richard Shmikler)
15. Hockaday KQ (Katherine Qiu)
14. Lexington PZ (Paul Zhou)
13. WDM Valley MN (Megan Nubel)
12. Byram Hills JA (Joshua Altman)
11. Kent Denver JC (James Callison)
10. Wenatchee (Colton Smith)
9. Whitman JL (Jessica Levy)
8. Scarsdale SN (Sam Natbony)
7. Loyola MH (Michael Harris)
6. PV Peninsula AT (Arjun Tambe)
5. PV Peninsula DT (Daniel Tartakovsky)
4. CESJDS EL (Elana Leone)
3. Strake JD (Jeremy Dang)
2. Brophy Prep SR (Samir Reddy)
1. Kent Denver SM (Sam Mathews)

Prelims:
NSD Tournament 2012 ROUND SIX

NSD Tournament 2012 ROUND FIVE

NSD Tournament 2012 ROUND FOUR

NSD Tournament 2012 ROUND THREE

NSD Tournament 2012 ROUND TWO

Past Champions:
2011: Lexington NS (Noah Star)
2010: Scarsdale JB (Jonathan Bowyer)
2009: Glenbrook North PD (Pat Donovan)
2008: Los Altos DM (Daniel Moerner)
2007: Los Altos DM (Daniel Moerner)
2006: Lexington SS (Sonia Sujanani)
2005: Monte Vista-Danville WL (Will Leiter)

Past Runner-ups:
2011: NO Jesuit JP (Jacob Pritt)
2010: Walt Whitman AZ (Alex Zimmermann)
2009: Walt Whitman PG (Perry Green)
2008: Southlake Carroll RB (Ryan Bennett)
2007: Scarsdale KH (Ken Hershey)
2006: Bettendorf JB (Joseph Byrnes)
2005: Mountain View PR (Prashant Rai)

Past First Speakers:
2011: Mountain View NN (Nikhil Nag)
2010: Walt Whitman AZ (Alex Zimmermann)
2009: Glenbrook North PD (Pat Donovan)
2008: Los Altos DM (Daniel Moerner)
2007: Oak Mountain WH (Wade Houston)
2006: Lynbrook PD (Patrick Diehl)
2005: Mountain View PR (Prashant Rai)