The Death of Good Theory Debate by Stephen Scopa

While it seems many rounds I judge include “theory” in some form or another, the content of these debates seems much less stimulating and effective these days, as interpretations have become less substantive...

Santa Monica’s Rex Evans Champions The Glenbrooks

Congratulations to Santa Monica’s Rex Evans for championing the 2019 Glenbrooks. In finals, Rex defeated West Des Moines Valley’s Animesh Joshi on a 2-1 decision (Nails*, Myers, Kalghatgi)...

Lake Highland Announces Round Robin Field

The competitors for the 2020 Lake Highland Preparatory Round Robin have been released. The tournament will take place January 3rd and 4th in Orlando, Florida. Joanne Park – Archbishop Mitty (CA)Tej Gedela –...

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The Death of Good Theory Debate by Stephen Scopa

While it seems many rounds I judge include “theory” in some form or another, the content of these debates seems much less stimulating and effective these days, as interpretations have become less substantive, counter...

Lake Highland Announces Round Robin Field

The competitors for the 2020 Lake Highland Preparatory Round Robin have been released. The tournament will take place January 3rd and 4th in Orlando, Florida. Joanne Park – Archbishop Mitty (CA)Tej Gedela – Enloe HS...

New Poll! 2/5

Head over to Facebook and vote on our newest poll! Do you like the new 2019 March/April topic? Comment why/why not! Resolved: The illegal use of drugs ought to be treated as a matter of public health, not of criminal...

New Poll! 1/22

This week’s poll is centered around stuff animals brought by staff throughout NSD Summer 2018. Which is the cuter camp stuffed animal? Puff v. Wally Answer on Facebook and comment why!   Caillou Hug GIF from...

NSD 2018 Registration Now Open!

NSD 2018 registration is now open at www.nationalsymposiumfordebate.com NSD Flagship at the University of Minnesota: June 24-July 14 Executive Director: Tom Evnen Associate Director: Becca Traber NSD Philadelphia at...

Announcing NSD Briefs!

Check out NSD Briefs by clicking here! NSD is pleased to announce an exciting new debate briefs project. NSD’s briefs are a bit different than the ones with which you are probably familiar. Unlike other briefs, NSD’s...