Tag Archives: Announcements

Camp Announcement About Fires

NSD has received numerous inquiries regarding the forest fires in Waldo Canyon and surrounding areas. We are writing this to assure NSD students and their parents that the Colorado College campus is safe and is not directly impacted by the fires. Colorado College has been operating without interruption. They are …

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TOC Announces 2012-13 Bid Levels

  To facilitate the discussion of bid distribution, here is a graphic. Octos bids are in red; quarters bids are in green; semis bids are blue; and finals bids are yellow.   AUTOMATIC QUALIFIER- Octafinals at the 2012 TOC The following LD debate tournaments are OCTAFINAL qualifiers for 2012-2013: Apple …

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Noah Star Wins 2012 TOC

LEXINGTON, KY—Elimination results are posted below. Congratulations to Lexington’s Noah Star for defeating Loyola’s Bob Overing to win the 2012 Tournament of Champions. (Photo appears courtesy of Shaun Ring.) Noah is coached by Sara Sanchez, Chris Palmer, Steven Adler, and Jeff Liu; he was also assisted throughout the tournament by …

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TOC Announces Conflict Requirements

TOC Director Andrea Reed has sent out an email pertaining to the TOC’s conflict policy for this year. Please read the following carefully. In addition, feel free to discuss whom you will be conflicting/any concerns in the comment section below. She writes: “I have been asked to send out this …

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TOC Will Use Seven Prelim Rounds

LEXINGTON, KY.—It’s official: TOC will use seven prelim rounds at this year. The same judging requirements still apply: 7 prelims, with 4 rounds of judging (or 8 flights) per entry. Before 2011, the LD TOC has used seven preliminary rounds, with all 5-2s or better advancing (some to a run-off …

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NSD nears capacity; Moves application deadline up

UPDATE 3/30: We’ve received higher than anticipated demand for NSD this summer, and our application deadline has moved up to May 8th as a result. Please email nationalsymposium (at) gmail.com if you have any questions. We’re also pleased to announce the following new senior staff hires: Steven Adler, Catherine Tarsney, …

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Sarah Sachs Wins The Hockaday Round Robin

Dallas, TX — The Hockaday Debate Team would like to announce the resumption of the Hockaday Round Robin. The event will be held at the The Hockaday School on March 24th and 25th, 2012. Under the leadership of Stacy Thomas and Daryn Paciotti, Hockaday has previously hosted all-female round robins, …

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Regan Grishaber and Jacob Pritt Co-Champions of California RR

OAKLAND, CA– Congratulations to New Orleans Jesuit’s Jacob Pritt and Aliso Niguel’s Regan Grishaber for co-championing the California Round Robin. Jacob is coached by Travis Smith and Justin Pearce; Regan is coached by Jason Zhou. Semifinals: NO Jesuit def. Loyola BO (Bob Overing) 3-0 (Lawrence, Scher, Oliverez) Aliso Niguel RG …

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2011-2012 Bid List

NSDupdate brings you the 2011-2012 bid list. Below is a list of students and where they earned their bids, as well as a section that tallies by school. 11 Bids Bob Overing- Loyola (Greenhill, Harker, Meadows, Apple Valley, Glenbrooks, Alta, Blake, VBT, Emory, Golden Desert, Stanford) 7 Bids John Heizelman- …

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