The 2020 January/February Lincoln-Douglas debate topic is, Resolved: States ought to eliminate their nuclear arsenals.
The 2020 January Public Forum debate topic is, Resolved: The United States should end its economic sanctions against Venezuela. A total of 360 coaches and 1,044 students voted for the resolution. The winning resolution received 68% of the coach vote and 76% of the student vote.
Congratulations to Santa Monica’s Rex Evans for winning the 2019 Glenbrooks. In finals, Rex defeated Valley’s Animesh Joshi on a 2-1 decision (Kalghatgi, Myers, Nails*).
Congratulations to Harrison’s Ava Zinman for winning the 2019 Minneapple Round Robin. In finals, Ava defeated Needham’s Zachary Lu on a 2-1 decision (Battle, Zhang, Boals*). Full results and pairings can be found here.
Congratulations to William G. Enloe’s Tej Gedela for winning the 2019 Florida Blue Key Round Robin. In finals, Tej defeated American Heritage Plantation’s Perry Beckett on a 4-1 decision (Larsen, Mathi*, McConway, McNamara, Spicer). Congratulations to Perry for also being top speaker. Full pairings and results can be found here.
Congratulations to Harker’s Krishna Mysoor (VBI ’19) for winning the 2019 Damus Hollywood Invitational. In finals, Krishna defeated S. Eugene’s Wiley Kohler on a 2-1 decision. Full results can be found here.
Congratulations to American Heritage Peregrine Beckett for winning the 2019 Florida Blue Key. In finals, Peregrine advanced over Southlake Carroll’s Tarun Ratnasabapathy. Full results can be found here.
We are excited to announce that registration for VBI 2020 is now open at vbidebate.com!
Congratulations to Southlake Carroll Tarun Ratnasabapathy for winning the 2019 Presentation Voices RR. In finals, Tarun defeated Archbishop Mitty’s Joanne Park (VBI ’19) on 3-0 decision. Full RR Schedule and Results can be found here.
Congratulations to Harvard-Westlake’s Samantha McLoughlin for winning the 2019 Presentation Voices Invitational. In finals, Samantha defeated Los Altos’ Parth Dhanotra. Also, congratulations to Samantha for winning top speaker! Full tournament schedule and results can be found here.