VBI 2017 Registration is Now Open!

Registration for VBI 2017 is open! This year we are offering the following sessions of the Victory Briefs Institute: VBI Philadelphia: July 1–14 at Swarthmore College VBI Los Angeles Session I: July 16–August 5 at Loyola Marymount University VBI Los Angeles Session II: August 6–19 at the University of California, Los Angeles All sessions, including our flagship three-week curriculum, will feature […]


Bennett Eckert Wins NDCA Nationals and the Dukes and Bailey Cup

Orlando, FL — Congratulations to Greenhill’s Bennett Eckert for winning the 2016 NDCA National Tournament! In the Final round Bennett defeated Harvard-Westlake’s Cameron Cohen on a 3-0 decision (Alston, Mahoney, Simon). Bennett is coached by Aaron Timmons, Eric Forslund, Bekah Boyer, and Chris Randall. Cameron is coached by Mike Bietz, Danny Debois, Travis Fife, Shania Hunt, Daniel […]


Accepted TOC At-Large Bids Announced

Lexington, KY — The University of Kentucky has announced the first wave of accepted at-large bids for Lincoln Douglas and Public Forum. Congratulations to the recipients! Lincoln Douglas at Larges Accepted—TOC 2016 Apple Valley                      Prince Hyeamang Brentwood                          Jacob Reiter Byram Hills                        Alex Wurm Hawken                               Nicole Kastelic Interlake                             Alisa Liu Lake Highland Prep          Muhammad Khattak […]

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Harvard Seeks Judges

If you are interested in judging at the Harvard tournament this year (February 13th-15th), please send an email to: harvardhsdebate@gmail.com with the following information: Subject line: JUDGE FOR (event that you are interested in judging: CX, LD, PF, Congress) Name Email Cell Phone Number (and carrier, in case we need to text you) Event (CX, LD, PF).  Please include […]


VBI 2015 Topics Announced

The topics that will be used at VBI 2015 have been finalized for all locations. Swarthmore (June 28-July 11): Resolved: Immigration ought to be recognized as a human right. Los Angeles (July 12-August 1): Resolved: The United States ought to promote democracy in the Middle East. Chicago: (August 2-15)*: Resolved: The United States ought to adopt carbon […]