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Varun Bhave wins The New York City Invitational

Brentwood MR vs Newark Science AF (Elisetty, Dunay, DeBois) Walt Whitman SCa vs Lake Highland RS (Legried, Traber, Prasad) Grapevine AY vs Brentwood JC (Traber, Koh, Tarsney) Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches NV vs WDM Valley GS (Thaler, Cha, Natbony) George Washington CO DL vs Cypress Bay JS (Massey, …

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David Branse Wins the 2014 Bronx Round Robin

New York, New York Congratulations to University’s David Branse on defeating Sacred Heart’s Adam Tomasi to win the 2014 Bronx Round Robin. David is coached by Zach Prax, Tom Evnen, and Grant Reiter. Adam is coached by Jacob Nails. The Levinson™ Pod 1. University School (FL) — David Branse, 9-1 …

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Varun Bhave Wins 2014 Voices Invitational

San Jose, CA – Congratulations to Del Mar’s Varun Bhave for defeating Harvard-Westlake’s Nick Steele to win the 2014 to Voices Invitational. Voices is a quarterfinals bid to the Tournament of Champions. Varun is coached by Marshall Thompson. Nick is coached by Mike Bietz, Steve Knell, Danny DeBois, Daniel Tartakovsky, Bill Neesen, …

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Carlos Taylor Wins Mid-America Cup at Valley

West Des Moines, IA- Carlos Taylor of Evanston defeated Scarsdale’s Rahul Gosain to win the Valley Mid-America Cup. Congratulations to both debaters. The Mid-America Cup is an octafinals bid qualifier to the TOC. Triple Octafinals Sacred Heart AT def. Winter Springs JL (Baker, Evnen, Struver) Hockaday AH def. Miramonte TK …

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Yale invitational off to bullish start

New Haven, CT – UPDATE LD tab director Jim Menick provided an explanation of the computer problem that resulted in both a delay and an adjustment in records for a handful of students. Via Mr. Menick: “Odd situations require explanations. The procedure for pairing rounds is to insure that, first, …

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Alberto Tohme Wins NSD 2014 Camp Tournament

Minneapolis, MN- Congratulations to Alberto Tohme and Varun Bhave for making it to the final round of the NSD 2014 Camp Tournament. On a 5-2 decision (Scoggin, Koh, Nubel, Prasad, Selman, *Overing, *Grishaber) Alberto was declared the champion. Alberto is coached by Chris Castillo, Jerry Crist, Murvin Auzeenne, William Burke, and Jeremy Dang. …

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NSD 2014 Topic Analysis

                The National Symposium for Debate jettisoned the traditional, lecture-based, resolutional analysis lecture and replaced it with an online discussion. In this video, three NSD staffers- Bob Overing, Daiya Massac, and Ryan Teehan- discuss their thoughts on the 2014 institute topic: Resolved: Justice …

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Lawrence Zhou Wins the 2014 NSDA National Tournament

Kansas- Congratulations to Bartlesville’s Lawrence Zhou and Norman’s Nicky Halterman for reaching the final round of the 2014 NSD National Tournament. The decision was an 8-7 for Bartlesville. Congratulations to both finalists! Places 1) Lawrence Zhou- Bartlesville (OK) 2) Nicky Halterman- Norman (OK) 3) Katie Hughes- Immaculate Heart (CA) 4) …

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Danny DeBois Wins the 2014 NCFL

Congratulations to Harrison’s Danny DeBois and Scarsdale’s Rahul Gosain for reaching the final round of the 2014 National Catholic Forensics League Tournament. On a 4-1 decision, Danny was declared the champion. Danny is the 2nd debater in history to win both NCFL and TOC. Danny is coached by Chetan Hertzig …

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Danny DeBois Wins 2014 Tournament of Champions

Lexington, KY- Congratulations to Harrison High School’s Danny DeBois and Loyola’s Chris Kymn for reaching the final round of the 2014 Tournament of Champions. On a 3-0 decision (McGinnis, Zhu, Weisberg) Danny was declared the champion! Danny is coached by Chetan Hertzig and Henry Zhang. Chris is coached by Michael Overing, …

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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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