October 8 Tournament Results

Three-hundred sixty debaters from 29 schools attended our October tournaments at AITE and Seymour High School. Thanks to coaches Claude Morest and Jennifer Monaco for their hospitality.

The topic was:

Resolved: The US should expand and modernize its nuclear arsenal.

The final round at AITE was won by the Greenwich team of Xu and Sundaram on affirmative over the Wilton team of Berg and Wallace.

The final round at Seymour was won by the St. Joseph team of Bove and LaRoux on affirmative over the Housatonic Valley team of Mallem and Taylor.

Congratulations to all of our trophy winners. You may view or download the complete October Results, as well as the resolution package.

If you have any questions, email CDA Inquiry and we will do our best to answer you.

Novice Scrimmage Results

Seventy-six Novice teams and 43 Varsity debaters from 18 schools attended our eighth annual Novice Scrimmage at Greenwich High School. You can download results from Scrimmage Results page for more details.

If you missing ballots or have questions, email CDA Inquiry and we will do our best to answer you.

2017-18 Season Begins!

The CDA website has been updated with information for the 2017-18 season. You may view or download the calendar for the year from the Schedule page. Emails will be going out shortly to coaches with additional information.

We have very few hosts signed up for our events. In particular we need a second host for the Novice Scrimmage on September 23 (or 30), and for the October 14 tournament. Please check your calendar, and if you would like to host on any date, please let us know.

If you have any questions or comments, please email us: CDA Tournaments.

Middle School Debate

The Connecticut Middle School Debate League has a full schedule set for the 2016-17 school year, including a scrimmage in October and three tournaments during the rest of the year. For more information see the Middle School Debate web site.

Other Debate News

Vassar College Invitational, November 4, 2017

The Vassar Debate Society has announced that it will hold the second annual Vassar College Invitational high school debate tournament on Saturday, November 4. As last year, this will be an APDA parliamentary-style debate tournament. There will be both Varsity and Novice divisions, five rounds of debate with a break to quarter-finals, depending on the number of entries. A detailed invitation and registration are available on tabroom.com.

Yale Invitational, September 15-17

Eighty teams from 31 schools, including 31 teams and ten schools from the CDA, competed in the parliamentary division of the Yale Debate Association's 25th annual Yale Invitational Debate Tournament on September 15-17 in New Haven. Teams from Amity, Housatonic Valley, St. Luke's and Westfield were amonth the 16 teams that broke to octo-finals on Sunday after 5 preliminary rounds on Saturday. Top honors went to the St. Luke's team of Kekedjian and Memon who won the final round in a 3-0 decision. For full results, see the tournament entry on tabroom.com.

Last updated October 15, 2017.