For some reason, one of our popular articles on Vbriefly earlier in the year was […]
Congratulations to Newark Science’s Osmane Sanogo for winning the VBI LA II Camp Tournament. In finals, Osmane defeated Sprague’s Lindsey Williams on a 8-1 decision. Full results and pairings can be found here.
Congratulations to Phillip Andover Academy’s Tiffany Chang for winning the 2018 VBI LA I Camp Tournament. In finals, Tiffany defeated Arcadia’s Jason Chan on a 8-1 decision. Full pairings and results can be found here.
The 2018 September/October Public Forum Debate topic is, Resolved: The United States should accede to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea without reservations. https://www.speechanddebate.org/topics/
The 2018 September/October Lincoln Douglas debate topic is, Resolved: In the United States, reporters ought to have the right to protect the identity of confidential sources. Topics
Each year, many students, parents, and teachers ask us about possible coaches for the upcoming debate season, and we are always happy to recommend our staff for coaching relationships. Private coaching arrangements, however, are often hard to organize and sustain throughout the year. They also rarely provide everything one looks for in a structured debate […]
Congratulations to Charlotte Catholic High School’s David Edwards for winning the 2018 VBI Philadelphia Camp Tournament. In finals, David defeated Kinkaid’s Jack Scofield on a 7-0 decision (Zhou, Nails, Cisse, Xia, Yan, Aaron, Lamberson). Full results and pairings can be found here.
Did you think Two Cents was done? Heck no! This month, we polled the reigning TOC Champions Anika Sridhar and Jay Garg of Newton South for their Two Cents on the Septober topics! Here are the NSDA’s topic choices: OPTION 1 – Resolved: The United States should accede to the United Nations Convention on the […]
The topic that will be used in Public Forum debate at VBI 2018 has been finalized for all locations. VBI Philadelphia (June 30 – July 13): Resolved: The United States should accede to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea without reservations. VBI Los Angeles Session 1 (July 15 – Aug 4): […]
Lawrence Zhou was the 2014 NSDA National Champion. He now works as an assistant coach for The Harker School and is a Lincoln-Douglas Debate Curriculum Director at the Victory Briefs Institute. The Opinions Expressed In This Post Are My Own And Not Necessarily Those Of Victory Briefs. Usually I don’t write multi-thousand-word rants about tournaments, […]