Tag Archives: Announcements

Arjun Tambe Wins Valley Sophomore Throw-Down

Des Moines, IA–Congratulations to PV Peninsula’s Arjun Tambe for defeating Sacred Heart’s Adam Tomasi to win the Valley Sophomore Throw-Down. Arjun is coached by Samantha Weiss and Chris Theis; Adam is coached by Jacob Nails. Bengal Pod 1. PV Peninsula – Arjun Tambe University School – David Branse Brentwood – …

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Monticello Accepting Late Entries

The 24th Kaiser Invitational will be held this Friday and Saturday, 10/5-6, at Monticello HS. While online registration has ended, the tournament is still accepting LD entries. Email rjoyceturner@k12mcsd.net if you wish to attend.

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NSD Videos Restored, Seeks New Staff

After a brief two-day hiatus, during which time videos were accidentally unavailable, the NSD Video Hub has returned with all its content from previous years. (The videos were set to a privacy setting which recently became unavailable, and were thus made private by Vimeo, but they have since been reverted …

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Daniel Tartakovsky Takes Greenhill Round Robin

Addison, TX–Congratulations to PV Peninsula’s Daniel Tartakovsky for defeating Greenhill’s Rebecca Kuang to win the Greenhill Round Robin. Daniel is coached by Samantha Weiss and Chris Theis; Rebecca is coached by Aaron Timmons, Bekah Boyer, Jake Nebel, and Noah Star. Finals: PV Peninsula DT d. Greenhill RK (Rebecca Kuang) 2-1 …

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Presentation Hosts Voices Invitational and Round Robin

  This October 5-8 Presentation High School will host the first ever Voices Foundation Invitational LD debate tournament in conjunction with the return of the Voices LD Round Robin. The Voices Foundation was established to help make high school debate accessible to all students, regardless of financial circumstance. The Foundation …

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Jessica Levy Wins Crestian Round Robin

Ft. Lauderdale, FL–Congratulations to Walt Whitman’s Jessica Levy for defeating Stoneman Douglas’s Eli Hymson to win the Crestian Round Robin. Jessica is coached by Eric Palmer, Charles Chy, Eric Han, Emily Massey, and Iaan Reynolds; Eli is coached by Ryan Cole. Semifinals: Whitman JL def. Mountain Brook WM (Wyatt Moorer) …

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Coaches: Join the National Debate Coaches’ Association!

GLENVIEW, IL–A message from Tara Tate, President of the NDCA and Director of Debate at Glenbrook South: The National Debate Coaches Association Membership drive is on! We encourage everyone to renew their memberships or become a first time member. Annual memberships are only $30.00. The NDCA has provided a lot …

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Registration for Valley Mid-America Cup opens today

Registration for the 2012 Valley Mid-America Cup opens today at www.joyoftournaments.com/ia/mac The tournament takes place from Friday, September 28 (evening registration) through Monday, October 1 (late elims.) Please take note of our new tournament hotel! If you have any questions regarding registration, contact Dave McGinnis at: mcgin029@gmail.com See you in …

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Looking for a coach?

The NSD Exchange is up and running, and there are a number of talented coaches looking for students. Check out the site today, and get started on improving for the upcoming season! Have questions about specific coaches? Contact them directly using their provided email addresses, or talk to your friends …

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NSD First Day

NSD kicked off its camp Friday with student arrival, orientation, topic analysis, and lab. Here are the highlights: * A very happy birthday to staffers Bob Overing and Juliet Nelson. Bob is turning 18; Juliet is turning 19, which makes her a full month older than second-year staffer Lizzie Tao. …

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NSD Coverage Begins: Important Information

NSD Update is kicking off its coverage of the NSD Debate Camp. For the duration of camp, we will be posting daily with highlights of the day, relevant information, and useful resources. This site will assist debaters currently present at Colorado College, as well as ones at home looking to …

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NSD Camp Topic

The NSD camp topic will be Resolved: Oppressive government is more desirable than no government. A note: Cases are not required before camp, but you may want to work on them prior to camp in order to maximize the time you can spend working with instructors.

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