January 6 Tournament Results

Two-hundred twenty debaters from 22 schools braved extreme cold to attend our January tournament at Stamford High School. Thanks to coach Jeremy Whte for hosting!

The topic was:

Resolved: The US should implement a universal basic income.

The Varsity final round was won by the St. Luke's team of Memon Bilal and Chloe Kekedjian on Affirmative over the Joel Barlow team of Elizabeth Hayman and Charlotte Bridwell.

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

Our next tournament date is February 3 when our hosts will be Daniel Hand High School in Madison and New Canaan High School. If you have any questions, email CDA Inquiry and we will do our best to answer you.


November 11 Tournament Results

Four-hundred eighty debaters from 36 schools attended our November tournaments at Crosby High School and Westhill High School. Thanks to coaches Nick Dalidowitz and Joe Petrone for their hospitality.

The topic was:

Resolved: The US should prioritize protecting the domestic economy in future trade negotiations.

The final round at Crosby was won by the Joel Barlow team of Zuckerman and Krupnikoff-Slakin on negative over the Simsbury team of Kurian and McDermott.

The final round at Westhill was won by the Darien team of Washecka and Martin on negative over the AITE team of Christofor and Graf.

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

Our next tournament will be on December 9 at Engineering and Science University Magnet School in West Haven. This will be a Varsity-Only event. If you have any questions, email CDA Inquiry and we will do our best to answer you.


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.


Middle School Debate

The Connecticut Middle School Debate League will hold its second tournament of the year on January 27 in Glastonbury. They are eager to have high school debaters volunteer as judges for the day. For more information see the Middle School Debate web site or email CTMSDL Tournament.



Other Debate News

Columbia Parliamentary Debate Tournament Feb. 10-11, 2018

The Columbia Debate Society will be hosting the 2018 Ivy League Championship, an inaugural parliamentary-style tournament for high school debaters on February 10 and 11 in New York City. A formal announcement is available on tabroom.com .




Last updated January 10, 2018.