Community News

Lake Highland Closes Out Blue Key

Congratulations to Lake Highland’s Krupali Patel and Ari Azbel for closing out the 2015 Blue Key Tournament.  Ari defeated North Allegheny’s Gabe Ren (Ave, Laverty, Maude) and Krupali defeated Heritage’s David Min (Evnen, Joannides*, Yoakum) in semis.  Ari also went the whole tournament without dropping a ballot.  Ari and Krupali are …

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2015-2016 Bid List

Here is where we will be keeping track of the bidlist for the 2015/2016 season. Congratulations to everyone who earned a bid/bids so far! Those with one bid who are applying for the at large will have a “*” next to their bid number. And here is the bidlist by schools: …

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Hunter College’s Nina Potischman is the Yale Champion

Congratulations to Hunter College’s Nina Potischman for winning the 2015 Yale Invitational on a 2-1 decision against University’s Jacob Ronkin (Zhang, Lawrence, Huang*). Nina is coached by Noel Selegzi and Danny Li, Jacob is coached by Tom Evnen, David Branse and Robert Sherd. Also Congrats to Nicole Kastelic, Neal Kapoor, …

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Strake’s Sean McCormick Takes Grapevine

Congratulations to Strake Jesuit’s Sean McCormick for winning the 2015 Grapevine Classic on a 3-0 decision against Dulles’ Nolan Burdett.  Congrats to both debaters as well as to Law Magnet’s Dino De La O and Greenhill’s Bennett Eckert on the first bids of the year!

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Byram Hills Invitational Round Robin Pods Released!

Byram Hills High School debate team is pleased to announce the pods for its first annual Round Robin!  The Round Robin will be held on Friday, September 10th. Blue Pod: Oliver Sussman- Cambridge Dean Kieserman- Collegiate Sarah Ryan- Harrison Amit Kukreja- Newark Science Samara Jacobson- Scarsdale Katherine Fennell- Stuyvesant Red Pod: …

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The Valley Mid-America Cup is now open for registration!

Registration is now open for the Valley Mid-America Cup debate tournament. Registration is taking place through Joy of Tournaments: www.joyoftournaments.com/ia/mac The Mid-America Cup takes place on Saturday, September 26 – Monday, September 28 in West Des Moines, Iowa. The Mid-America Cup offers varsity divisions in LD, policy, and PF debate, …

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Announcing DebateDrills.com

Hi all, I want to draw your attention to a new resource that will be available to LD’ers this season: debatedrills.com. This website has a compilation of in depth round analysis of previous debate rounds, round redos from past debates, and lectures + drills on a variety of topics including …

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