December 10 Tournament Invitation

On behalf of AITE and Coach Claude Morest, and Simsbury High School and Coach Marty Leftoff, we would like to invite you to attend our third tournament of the 2016-17 season on Saturday, December 10. With only two hosts we expect to be oversubscribed. To manage enrolmenbts please follow the detailed instructions in the invitation. There is a registration deadline of 9PM on Tuesday, December 6.

All CDA registrations are made through tabroom.com, a free service to the debate community hosted by the National Speech and Debate Association. There are instructions available on-line, and CDA has written brief instructions for using tabroom to help guide you through the process. Registration opens on Monday, November 28 at 8AM, but you may create an id for your school and enter your student and judge names at any time.

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


November 14 Tournament Results

Four-hundred seventy-four debaters from 34 schools attended our November tournaments at Crosby High School, Housatonic Valley Regional High School and New Canaan High School. Thanks to coaches Nick Dalidowitz, John Lizzi and Kristine Goldhawk for their hospitality.

The topic was:

Resolved: The Dakota Access Pipeline should not be built..

The final round at Crosby was won by the Amity team of Julia Nadelmann and Ananya Kachru on Negative over the Ridgefield team of Kunal Chauhan and Amelia Hadar

The final round at Housatonic Valley was won by the East Catholic team of Antonio Cosme-Plein and Erik Renner on Negative over the Shepaug Valley team of Jack Roush and Alvin Hermans.

The final round at New Canaan was won by the Wilton team of Cameron Berg and Michael Wallace on Negative over the Joel Barlow team of Elizabeth Hayman and Jenna Thoretz.

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

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


October 8 Tournament Results

Three-hundred ninety-four debaters from 31 schools attended our October tournaments at Joel Barlow High School and Westhill High School. Thanks to coaches Randy Smith and Joe Petrone for their hospitality.

The topic was:

Resolved: The Courts should set State education policy.

The final round at Joel Barlow was won by the Westfield/Watkinson team of Maxwell Shulman and Ben Mione over the E.O.Smith team of David Liu and Tim Watson.

The final round at Westhill was won by the Greenwich team of Elizabeth Murray and Shobhita Sundaram over the Darien team of Paul Hager and Ari Singer-Freeman.

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 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 5, 2016

Over fifty teams from the Northeast and California attended the Vassar parliamentary tournament on November 5. Congratulations to the Ridgefield team of Amelia Hadar and Kunal Chauhan who reached the semi-final round in a very competitive field. Complete results can be found on tabroom.com.

Last updated November 27, 2016.