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Two Cents: The January PF Topic Wordings

You’ve been waiting for it… it’s Briefly’s Two Cents! For the all-important January topic resolutional choices, Texas powerhouse Sam Bonham and Austin Meek reunite to offer their two cents. Sam and Austin competed at Carroll Senior High School, and reached late outrounds at Yale, Emory, Upenn, ASU, Bellaire, Grapevine, and TFA State. They semi-finaled at […]

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Strake Jesuit wins the Glenbrooks

Congratulations to Pierce Hollier and Daniel Wang from Strake Jesuit College Prep for winning the 2017 Glenbrooks. In finals, Strake defeated Millburn’s James Chen and Brian Zhu on a 2-1 decision (Smith, Gilbert, Nutt*). The following teams received bids to the 2018 Tournament of Champions: Charlotte Latin LS Delbarton SP Durham DK Edina MZ Hackley […]

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VBI 2018 Dates and Locations Announced

We are pleased to announced the 2018 dates and locations of the Victory Briefs Institute: VBI Philadelphia: June 30–July 13 at Swarthmore College VBI Los Angeles Session I: July 15–August 4 at Loyola Marymount University VBI Los Angeles Session II: August 5–18 at the University of California, Los Angeles All sessions, including our flagship three-week curriculum, will feature instruction in […]

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Strake Wins Katy Taylor

Congratulations to Strake’s Daniel Wang And Pierce Hollier for winning the 2017 James E. Taylor High School Invitational Forensics Tournament. In lieu of a final round, Strake defeated Clements’ Kenneth Lin and Ani Thakur in a coin toss. Congratulations to Kenneth for also being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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Lindsey Williams Wins Central Valley

Congratulations to Sprague’s Lindsey Williams for winning the 2017 Central Valley Bear Brawl. In finals, Lindsey defeated Interlake HS – Bellevue’s Alia Memon on a 3-0 decision (Smith, Miles, Labriola). Congratulations to Kamiak’s Niko Battle for being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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Alexandra Mork Wins Damus

Congratulations to Harvard-Westlake’s Alexandra Mork for winning the 2017 Damus Hollywood Invitational. In finals, Alexandra defeated Immaculate Heart’s Danielle Dosch (Paramo). Congratulations to Danielle for also being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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Shruthi Krishnan Wins Apple Valley

Congratulations to Greenhill’s Shruthi Krishnan for winning the 2017 MinneApple Debate Tournament. In finals, Shruthi defeated Newark Science’s Brianna Aaron on a 2-1 decision (Plange, Berryhill, White*). Congratulations to Brianna for also being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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Sarah Pierce Wins the Hockaday RR

Congratulations to Sacred Heart’s Sarah Pierce for winning the 2017 Hockaday Women’s Round Robin. In finals, Sarah defeated Dulles’ Grace Chen on a 5-0 decision. Congratulations to Westwood’s Abby Grifno for being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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