VBI alumni have achieved unprecedented competitive success over the past decade. They have won
- 10 TOC championships, five of which were VBI alumni closeouts,
- 10 NSDA championships,
- 9 NCFL championships, and
- 5 NDCA championships.
VBI alumni have also been Top Speaker at the TOC six times and at the NDCA six times. They have even won national championships in other events: they have won the NCFL championship in extemporaneous speaking and both the national championship and national final round in both international and domestic extemporaneous speaking.
- All eight quarterfinalists at the 2014 TOC were VBI alumni.
- VBI alumni received most TOC bids awarded so far this season.
- VBI alumni received most TOC bids awarded last season.
- All ten of the debaters with the most TOC bids last season were VBI alumni.
- All octos-bid tournaments last season were won by VBI alumni.
In the year 2014, VBI alumni won the following national tournaments (with VBI closeouts marked with *):
- Barkley Forum
- Battle for Los Angeles Round Robin*
- California Round Robin*
- Golden Desert
- Greenhill Round Robin*
- Harrison Round Robin
- Harvard National Invitational
- Harvard Round Robin
- JV Western Championships*
- Kandi King Round Robin*
- Mineapple Round Robin*
- Penn Round Robin*
- Santa Clara*
- St. Mark’s*
- Strake Jesuit
- The Sunvitational
- The Glenbrooks*
- The New York City Invitational
- Valley Round Robin*
- Voices Round Robin*
- Wake Forest
- Young Lawyers
We don’t claim to make champions. But VBI is where champions choose to go. Here’s to a great 2015!
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