Congratulations to Hendrick Hudson’s Matt Gofman and Cary’s Grace Jin for making it to finals of the 2016 Wake Forest National Earlybird! In finals, Matt defeated Grace on a 2-1 decision. Full tournament results may be found here.
Congratulations to Harrison’s Raffi Piliero and Success Academy’s Sekou Cisse for making it to finals of the 2016 Byram Hills Invitational! In finals, Raffi defeated Sekou on a 3-0 decision (Alston, Staunton, Chace). Raffi was also top speaker of the Byram Hills Invitational. Full tournament results may be found here.
Congratulations to Stuyvesant’s Katherine Fennel and Harrison’s Matt Zinman for making it to finals of the 2016 Byram Hills Round Robin. In finals, Katherine defeated Matt on a 2-1 decision (Crucilla, Rashed, *Student Vote). Katherine’s coaches are Paul Zhou, Paras Kumar, Ananth Panchanadam, and Julie Sheinman. Matt’s coaches are Chetan Hertzig, Christian Quiroz, and Bennett […]
Congratulations to Greenhill’s Shruthi Krishnan and Woodlands College Park’s Jessica Zhang for making it to finals of the 2016 Grapevine Classic! In finals, Shruthi defeated Jessica on a 2-1 decision (Hsun, Wright, McConway*). Full tournament results can be found here. Photo Credit: Kim Hsun.
Congratulations to Bennett Eckert of The Greenhill School (TX) and his coach Aaron Timmons for winning the 2016 NSDA National Tournament in LD. Bennett defeated Millard North’s Priya Kukreja on an 8-7 decision. Congratulations to both debaters and their coaches on an excellent tournament! Bennet is a former VBI camper and will be teaching at […]
With the beginning of the competitive season quickly approaching, many teams and debaters are in the process of ironing out their tournament schedule for the season. This page is meant to provide a centralized location for information that is widely dispersed amongst a number of different sources. The page will continuously be updated throughout the season […]
You can order a Victory Briefs subscription for the 2015-2016 season HERE. 2015 September/October LD Topic Resolved: Adolescents ought to have the right to make autonomous medical choices. 2015 September/October PF Topic Area: Racial Justice Resolved: The United States Federal Government ought to pay reparations to African Americans.
Update: The official list for potential 2015-2016 LD topics has been made available. Here it is!! Resolved: The United States ought to promote democracy in the Middle East. Resolved: Countries ought to prohibit the production of nuclear power. Resolved: In the United States criminal justice system, jury nullification ought to be used in the face […]
Dallas, TX – Stay tuned for results and pairings in Lincoln Douglas for the 2015 NSDA Speech & Debate Tournament. Advancing to Lincoln Douglas Debate Round 13 (alphabetic): Varad Agarwala (Greenhill School, TX) Rachel Boedicker (Highland HS, OH) Karan Choudhary (University School, FL) Nicky Halterman (Norman HS, OK) Sonya Huang (Leland HS, CA) Jackson Lallas […]
Congratulations to Adam Tomasi for winning the 2014 Wake Forest University Earlybird! In finals he defeated Gabe Ren of North Allegheny on a 3-0 decision (Brown,Koohestani, Gidley). The Wake Forest University Earlybird is a finals level bid to the TOC that takes place on September 12-14 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Stay tuned for results, discussion, pairings, and live […]