Monthly Archives: September 2014

Independents: Give Us a Chance by Anonymous

“We will not accept independent entries.” This article posits that the exclusion of independent debaters is unjustified and elitist.

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Carlos Taylor Wins Valley

Prelim Records R1 Pairings, Results R2 Pairings, Results R3 Pairings, Results R4 Pairings, Results R5 Pairings Results R6 Pairings Results Triples Doubles Octos Quarters Semis Finals

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Weekend Preview: Valley

Here is the weekend preview for Valley! Bid Level: Octafinals Date: September 27th-29th Last Year’s Final: St. Louis Park LS def. Collegiate AO Unique Feature: LD will have a separate awards ceremony. Top Speaker was Nikhil Nandu.

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Weekend Recap: Loyola/Greenhill/Wake

Premier Debate’s Salim Damerdji and Adam Tomasi discussed the major tournaments from the two opening weekends. In the following Google Hangout, they discuss their observations on the topic and its rising trends.

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The Premier Debate Scholarship Award

Join us in congratulating the first winners of The Premier Debate Scholarship Award – Westlake’s Drew Burd and Dulles’s Nolan Burdett – based on their performance at the Greenhill Fall Classic.

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Full Strat Disclosure #3: Jason Smith’s Sentencing Guidelines NC

This is the third edition of Full Strat Disclosure. The goal of this project is to provide a free place to discuss and learn strategy from some of the best. On this edition, Jason Smith will be full strat disclosing

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Wolf Pack Part 2: Independent Debate

This is part two of a series of articles called Wolf Pack where we survey the stories of debaters and coaches from disadvantaged schools across the country.

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Weekend Preview: Greenhill

This is the Weekend Preview for the 2014 Greenhill Fall Classic. At a glance: Location: Addison, TX Entries: 105 Judges: 71 Last year’s final: Northland SH def Harrison DD Top Speakers: (1) Danny DeBois (2) Travis Chen (3) Arjun Tambe Round Robin Participants: Duby […]

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Weekend Preview: Yale

Here is the Weekend Preview for the Yale Invitational! At a glance: Location: New Haven, CT Entries: 163 Judges: 98 Last year’s final: Collegiate AO def. Scarsdale BU (Ben Ulene) (Li, Zhang, Douglas) Top Speakers: (1) Adam Tomasi (2) Lucas Smith (3) Ben Ulene [googleapps […]

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