Tag Archives: Announcements

Bronx Science and Newark Science Co-Champ Bump

Contratulations to Isis Davis-Marks of Bronx Science and Adegoke Fakorede of Newark Science for their co-championship of the Malcolm A. Bump Memorial Tournament at Hendrick Hudson High School in New York. Isis is coached by Jon Cruz, Abhi Elisetty, Nathan Cha, and Zack Struver. Adegoke is coached by Jonathan Alston, Chris Randall, …

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Amos Jeng Wins Capitol Beltway Fall Classic at Walt Whitman

Bethesda, MD- Byram Hills’ Amos Jeng defeated Independent Jake Steirn in finals of the Capitol Beltway Fall Classic at Walt Whitman.   Amos is coached by Benjamin Koh, Young Coach Doug (Ben Ulene), and Janna White.  Jake is coached by Megan Loden, Grant Reiter, Bob Overing, Robbie Steirn, Martin Sigalow, Nick …

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Jon Cruz releases Bronx Round Robin field

New York, NY – Bronx High School of Science coach Jon Cruz (pictured) has announced the field for the 2014 Bronx Round Robin: The Bronx High School of Science (NY) — Griffin Lee MillerCypress Bay High School (FL) — Jake SteirnDel Mar (CA) — Varun BhaveKinkaid School (TX) Tyler GambleGrapevine …

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September-October Topic Announced: Organ Procurement

The National Speech and Debate Association has announced the September-October LD debate topic. It is: Resolved: A just society ought to presume consent for organ procurement from the deceased. Bear in mind, however, that in many states, the NSDA’s introductory novice topic may be used for novice debates. The novice topic, …

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NSD Exchange is Back

Back by popular demand: NSD Exchange, where members of the debate community can connect about judging and coaching jobs. Feel free to post if you are either looking to find a judge/coach, or if you are a willing judge/coach and looking to find a student. Here is the new link: …

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TOC Announces Bid Levels for 2014-2015

Lexington , KY- The TOC has announced the bid levels for tournaments for the 2014-2015 season. This was found at https://ci.uky.edu/toc/ldqualifiers20142015. AUTOMATIC QUALIFIER- Octafinals at the 2014 TOC The following LD debate tournaments are OCTAFINAL qualifiers for 2014-2015: Apple Valley (MN) Berkeley (CA) Bronx Science (NY) Glenbrooks (IL) Greenhill (TX) Harvard …

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NSDA seeks LD topics

May 9 – The deadline for LD topic submissions to the National Speech and Debate Association is rapidly approaching. The NSDA will accept topic and resolution wording submissions until May 15. These topics will serve as the basis for the work of the LD topic wording committee at this summer’s …

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NSD 2014- Applications Closed; See you in July!

Minneapolis, MN–The National Symposium for Debate will held at The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities from July 20-Aug 3. Visit http://nsdebate.org/ to learn about our staff, curriculum, and application process. Please read the instructions carefully before you apply; incomplete applications will not be accepted. 5/1 update: We are no longer accepting …

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At-Larges Announced 2014- 8 Confirmed So Far

Lexington, KY- The TOC will be releasing at-larges today. The coaches of those who have received at-larges will receive an email.       UPDATE: At-larges confirmed so far (unofficially). Taylor Amey- Bettendorf Rebecca Gelfer- Clements Ryan Teehan- Delbarton Julie Engel- Harvard Westlake Ariel Shin- Immaculate Heart Azam Baig- Kempner …

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