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NSD Camp Trophies

Just wanted to show you what the camp trophies look like. They are one-of-a-kind, handmade wood turnings with a modern-art feel (suitable for the Weisman!) Made by Dave McGinnis. First and second place in each division will bring one home. Good luck to all!

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NSD Camp Tournament Pairings

Camp Tournament Pairings… Varsity Pairings (PDF) JV Pairings (PDF) Notes about the tournament & the schedule A 10 minute forfeit rule will be strictly enforced. Don’t be late to your rounds. There is no morning check-in, so proceed to your first round. Enjoy the tournament!

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WDM Valley seeks applications for the 2015 Sophomore Throw-Down

WDM Valley debate will host the fifth annual Sophomore Throw-Down on Friday, September 25 at the West Des Moines Marriott. The Valley Mid-America Cup, an octofinals bid to the TOC in Lincoln-Douglas debate, follows on Saturday, September 26 – Monday, September 28. The Sophomore Throw-Down has featured many of the best …

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Pranav Reddy Takes the Tournament of Champions

Congratulations to Harker’s Pranav Reddy for winning the TOC. In the final round, Pranav (neg) defeated University School’s David Branse on a 2-1 decision (Sheryl Kazmeryk, Erik Legried, Chris Palmer*). We are excited that David will be joining us as a staff member this summer at NSD! Pranav is coached …

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Rahul Gosain Wins the Penn Round Robin

Philadelphia, PA – Congratulations to Scarsdale’s Rahul Gosain and Del Mar’s Varun Bhave for reaching the final round of the Penn Round Robin, the country’s foremost round robin tournament. On a 2-1 decision, Rahul prevailed in the final round. Rahul is coached by Mark Gorthey and Joe Vaughan and Chris …

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Update: First Round At-Larges Announced

Update: Congratulations to all who received first round at-large qualifications to the Tournament of Champions! Apple Valley – Grace Hoffa Apple Valley – Prince Hyeamang Bronx Science – Diganta Rashed Bronx Science – Griffin Miller Hawken School – Nicole Kastelic Judge Barefoot Sanders – Dino De La O La Canada – Alex Zhao Marcus – Lyndie Ho Marlborough …

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Updated Staff List + Registration Updates!

With just under a month left to register, our spots are filling up quickly and we are gearing up for a great summer. All registration must be completed in by May 1st and so we encourage any student who has yet to apply to do so as soon as possible to …

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