Monthly Archives: March 2016

Lincoln Garrett announces TOC At-Large Bids

Congratulations to the following debaters/teams for receiving at-large bids to the 2016 Tournament of Champions. Good luck to everyone! Lincoln Douglas at Larges Accepted—TOC 2016 Apple Valley                      Prince Hyeamang Brentwood                          Jacob Reiter Byram Hills                        Alex Wurm Hawken                               Nicole Kastelic Interlake […]

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Penn RR

Pairings Round 1 BYE: Loyola John Overing BYE: Lake Highland Prep Neal Kapoor Harrison Kathryn Kenny vs Byram Hills Paul Erlanger Millburn Wesley Hu vs The University School Jacob Ronkin Lake Highland Prep Sreya Pinnamaneni vs Harrison Raffi Piliero Byram […]

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At-Large Data

Help fill out information that will be used while reviewing at-large applications to the TOC. Here is the link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1catSwzpnsgbytBYbbnBBo0t-dlCo2FaqINZsVHLjsNs/edit Via Mike Bietz: Some members of the TOC advisory committee are hoping to gather more data-driven information about the applicants and […]

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Disclosure Enhances Creativity – Bob Overing

In this edition of The Meta, Bob rehearses some common arguments for disclosure in more depth by imagining the same debate in a world with disclosure and a world without it. He then moves on to tackle Martin Sigalow’s recent blog post in opposition to disclosure.

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On Spikes and Bob with a Hint of Norse Gods — Marshall Thompson

About a week ago Bob Overing posted a response to an article that I wrote last year, in which I criticize the way debaters and judges currently understand spikes. I argued that while spikes can serve an important function in […]

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Theory Advocates – Bob Overing

In this edition of The Meta, Bob takes up Chris Palmer’s idea that all theory arguments must contain interpretation evidence, AKA theory advocates. He also rambles on about why theory isn’t exclusionary.

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Columbia 2016

Main Tournament Round 1 Pairings | Results Round 2 Pairings | Results Round 3 Pairings | Results Round 4 Pairings | Results Round 5 Pairings | Results Doubles BYE: Stuyvesant TC BYE: Harrison MZ BYE: Scarsdale ZE BYE: Millburn WH […]

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USC 2016

Main Tournament Round 1 Pairings | Results Round 2 Pairings | Results Round 3 Pairings | Results Round 4 Pairings | Results Round 5 Pairings | Results Round 6 Pairings | Results Doubles BYE: Peninsula JL BYE: Peninsula JW BYE: Harvard-Westlake CE BYE: Los Altos […]

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