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Coaches Roundtable: Sept-Oct Metagame

This is Premier Debate’s first panel-style post of the new season. In this edition, we probe the minds of three prominent coach-judges on the national circuit what they’ve seen so far on the topic and what they’d like to see at upcoming tournaments. For more on what to expect in your region, T-military only, and the roads aff, read on!

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2017 Holy Cross Finalist Interviews

Finalist Interviews Osmane Sanogo (Newark Science OS) defeated Ishan Bhatt (St. Andrew’s Episcopal IB) in finals to win the Holy Cross Tournament! Premier Debate has exclusive interviews with both these debaters! Ishan Bhatt (St. Andrew’s Episcopal), Finalist Question: With an undefeated record leading […]

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2017 Jack Howe Memorial Finalist Interviews

Finalist Interviews Eric Deng (San Marino ED) defeated Farzaan Kaiyom (Torrey Pines FK) in finals to win the Jack Howe Memorial Tournament! Premier Debate has exclusive interviews with both these debaters! Eric Deng (San Marino ED), Champion Question: As a new bid tournament, did […]

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2017 Valley Mid-America Cup Finalist Interviews

Finalist Interviews Muhammad Khattak (Lake Highland MK) defeated Michael Kurian (Dulles MK) in finals to win the Valley Mid America Cup! Premier Debate has exclusive interviews with both these debaters! Michael Kurian (Dulles MK), Finalist Question: Given Valley is centrally-located, it has some […]

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Debate for All: Word Economy (Tess Welch)

What is word economy? How can debaters improve it? Read Tess Welch’s new “Debate For All” piece.

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Two New & Bad Theory Arguments (Bob Overing)

Bob dissects and rejects “neg abuse outweighs” and “1AR theory bad.”

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10 Things I Like, TOC Edition (Bob Overing)

The first edition of “10 Things I Like and Don’t Like” by Bob Overing features the Harvard tournament, plant pedagogy, and “1AR theory bad.”

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Holiday Disclosure Post #5 – Reply and Round-Up (Bob Overing)

Bob summarizes some of the arguments from this season’s disclosure/disclosure theory battles.

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Debate for All: Intro to PICs (Tess Welch)

What is a PIC? How is a PIC different than a regular Counterplan?

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Debate for All: How to Practice Theory

How does one improve at theory? Read this advice and comment below on your own techniques!

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