The 2019 January/February Lincoln-Douglas Debate Topic is Resolved: The United States ought not provide military aid to authoritarian regimes. Topics
The 2019 January Public Forum Debate Topic is Resolved: The United States federal government should prioritize reducing the federal debt over promoting economic growth. Topics
The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Victory Briefs. Lawrence Zhou was the 2014 NSDA National Champion in LD. He now attends the University of Oklahoma where he is an assistant coach at the Harker School and the Director of Publishing […]
Congratulations to St. Andrew’s Episcopal School’s Ishan Bhatt for winning the 2018 Glenbrooks Speech and Debate Tournament. In finals, Ishan defeated Harvard-Westlake’s Jaya Nayar on a 3-0 decision (Castillo, Balachundhar, Kalghatgi). Congratulations to Ishan for also being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.
Congratulations to Benjamin Oestericher & Elias Silver from the Bronx High School of Science for winning the 2018 Glenbrooks Speech and Debate Tournament. In finals, Bronx defeated Lake Highland Preparatory School’s Anoosh Kumar & Jasper Ou on a unanimous decision (Hardt, Purohit, Urda). The following teams received bids to the 2019 Tournament of Champions: Archbishop […]
On Monday the Glenbrooks announced that they would be implementing decision times in VLD and VCX.
We’re excited to be releasing our third Book Club post. This month, we have selected works curated by VBI PF staff members Matthew Salah, Ellie Singer, and Chris Conrad focusing on international relations. These are fantastic works that are important for every debater to be familiar with when engaging in a complex topic area such […]
Congratulations to West Broward’s Amanda Ciocca and Ethan Massa for closing out the 2018 Tradition Round Robin. Photo Credits: Dan Ciocca
Congratulations to Dulles’ Yilin Li and Sofia Chang and Cinco Ranch’s Aatreya Tewary and Anuraag Routray for co-championing the 2018 Katy Taylor Tournament. Full results and pairings can be found here.
Congratulations to Stuyvesant’s Claire Liu and Byram Hills’ Lindsey Perlman for closing out The 15th Scarsdale Invitational. In semifinals, Claire defeated Millburn’s Kevin Wang on a 3-0 decision (Hertzig, Staunton, Zhu) and Lindsey defeated Harrison’s Ava Zinman on a 3-0 decision (Coyne, Gao, Hu). Full results and pairings can be found here. Photo Credits: Claire […]