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Nikhil Nandu wins FFL State

The Florida Forensic League varsity state tournament was held at Wharton High School on March 1-2. In the final round, Lake Highland’s Nikhil Nandu defeated The University School’s Brandon Hopen on a 2-1 decision. Please send a higher resolution finalist pic. Nikhil is coached by George Clemens, Martin Sigalow, Bryan …

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Valley closes out IFL State Debate Tournament

West Des Moines Valley High School closed out the semifinal round of the 2013 Iowa High School Forensic League State Debate Tournament, finishing in first through sixth place. Top seeds and co-champions were Jason Smith and Lucy Korsakov. Third through sixth seeds were: Nanticha Lutt, Gina Scorpiniti, Megan Nubel, and …

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Penn Round Robin Unveiled

Philadelphia, PA-The director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Fifth Annual Lincoln-Douglas Debate Round Robin has announced this year’s field. The competition will take place from April 6 until April 7 on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania. Best of luck to all competitors. All Round Robin participants make a …

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Rebecca Kuang is Texas Forensic Association State Champion

Grand Prairie, TX–Congratulations to Greenhill’s Rebecca Kuang for championing the 2013 TFA State tournament! She defeated Strake Jesuit’s Jeremy Dang in finals on a 3-0 decision. Rebecca is coached by Aaron Timmons, Jake Nebel, Bekah Boyer, Noah Star, and Lyall Stewart. Jeremy is coached by Jerry Crist, Murvin Auzenne, Chris …

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Tournament of Champions March 15th Registration Deadline

Lexington, KY–Congratulations to the 79 students who are fully qualified to this year’s Tournament of Champions, April 27-29. The tournament website is ci.uky.edu/toc/. If you are fully qualified, your registration forms are due in Lexington by Friday, March 15: TOC Application Forms. Take note of the financial aid application form. …

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Andrew Meleta Wins New Jersey State

Basking Ridge, NJ–Congratulations to Timothy Christian’s Andrew Meleta for defeating Ridge High School’s Jack Wilson to win the 2013 New Jersey Forensics League State Championship. Andrew is coached by Jonathan Barr and Eddie Fitzgerald; Jack is coached by David Yastremski. A finalist pic is forthcoming. Quarters 8. Marlboro DD def. …

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2012-2013 Bid List- Known At Large Applicants Bolded

                Below is the 2012-2013 Bid List Walt Whitman concludes the season’s bid opportunities. Congratulations to Loyola’s Michael Harris for being the bid leader for the ’12-’13 season. 9 Bids Michael Harris’13- Loyola (Greenhill, Voices, Bronx Science, Apple Valley, Glenbrooks, CPS, VBT, Stanford, …

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Danny DeBois Wins The Beltway

Bethesda, MD–Congratulations to Harrison’s Danny DeBois, and his coach Chetan Hertzig, for capping a remarkable weekend by defeating St. Louis Park’s Richard Shmikler to win the third-annual PrepMatters Beltway Invitational at Walt Whitman HS. Danny did not drop a single ballot over the course of the tournament. Richard is coached …

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Walt Whitman Round Robin Finalists: Danny DeBois & Joseph Millman

Finals of the Walt Whitman Round Robin will be held at the University of Pennsylvania in early April. Congratulations to Danny and Joseph! Georgetown, DC–Results through semifinals follow below: Semifinals: Harrison DD def. (aff). SLP LS (Leah Shapiro) 2-1 (Massey, Wanless, *Wilder) Carpe Diem JM (aff) def. CESJDS EL (Elana …

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Reuben Hogan Wins Vestavia Hills

Vestavia Hills, AL–Congratulations to New Orleans Jesuit’s Reuben Hogan for defeating Isidore Newman’s Matthew Meyer to win the 2013 Over the Mountain Classic. Reuben is coached by Travis Smith and Ian Gunn. Matt is coached by Greg Malis and Alma Nicholson. Quarters: NO Jesuit JH (neg) def. Mountain Brook WM …

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Rebecca Kuang leads D&B Race by .12 points – Updated

Greenhill’s Rebecca Kuang holds the lead for the Dukes & Bailey cup with 1638.16 points, just barely leading Henry Zhang of Peninsula, who has 1638.04. The Dukes and Bailey Cup is an annual award given to the LD debater competing at the NDCA Championship Tournament who has amassed the most …

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Hockaday to host second annual Women’s Round Robin

The Hockaday Debate Team is pleased to announce that it will once again be hosting the Hockaday Round Robin.  Last year, Hockaday reinstated this tradition, and given the overwhelming positive response we received, we are thrilled to return for the second year. The event will be held at the The …

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Michael Harris Wins Berkeley

Berkeley, CA–Congratulations to Loyola High School’s Michael Harris on defeating Flower Mound’s Matt Gmitro on a 3-0 decision (Niemi, Delateur, Chiou) to win the 2013 Berkeley Invitational without dropping a single ballot. Michael is coached by Michael Overing, John Scoggin, Bob Overing, Tom Placido, and Tim McHugh. Matt is coached …

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Danny DeBois Wins Harvard

Congratulations on Harrison’s Danny DeBois on defeating PV Peninsula’s Henry Zhang to capture the 2013 Harvard Invitational! Danny is coached by Chetan Hertzig. Henry is coached by Samantha Weiss and Chris Theis. Triples: Lexington AH def. Stuyvesant SH (Samantha Hom) Harrison PJ def. Lexington PZ (Paul Zhou) Lexington JC def. …

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