Monthly Archives: January 2017

Connect Debate seeks mentees

Via Derek Zhang: Are you looking for a coach or mentor to help you navigate your debate career? Connect Debate is an organization that seeks to expand participation in Lincoln-Douglas debate through free peer mentorship. Through the program, TOC-qualified and […]

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Rankings — Week 17

Premier Debate’s ADP and ELO rankings for Week 1! Congrats!

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10 Things I Like and Don’t Like (Bob Overing)

The first edition of “10 Things I Like and Don’t Like” by Bob Overing features the Harvard-Westlake tournament, K vs Theory debates, “We,” and more…

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2017 Columbia Invitational

Main Tournament Round 1 Pairings | Results Round 2 Pairings | Results Round 3 Pairings | Results Round 4 Pairings | Results Round 5 Pairings Partial Double-Octafinals Harrison EL v. Bronx HS of Science AS (Koh, Hu, Gosain) Byram Hills RP […]

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Weekend Recap: 2017 Lexington, Harvard-Westlake, & Sunvitational

Lexington Finalist Interviews Nina Potischman (Hunter NP), Co-Champion Question: What did you find the hardest case to answer at this tournament? Nina Potischman: Probably Scarsdale’s constitutionality aff, which says that the neg burden is to prove that negating is consistent […]

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Holiday Disclosure Post #4 – A Challenge (Bob Overing)

Bob issues a public challenge to inadequate disclosers to debate him on the merits of disclosure.

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2017 Harvard-Westlake DebateLA Round Robin

Finalist Interviews Jack Wareham (Oakwood Secondary School – North Hollywood JW), Champion Question: Was there a particular round you debated at this tournament in which you really enjoyed the argument interaction/clash in? Jack Wareham: In my round against Raffi from […]

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Holiday Disclosure Post #3 – Disclosure Norms in LD (Bob Overing)

Bob stakes out a spectrum of possible disclosure practices and defines three thematic divides to characterize the debates on disclosure. He defends a middle-ground approach to disclosure and clarifies exactly which practices that entails.

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