January 7 Tournament Invitation

On behalf of King School, Shepaug Valley High School and Warde High School, I would like to invite you to our fourth tournament of the 2016-17 school year on Saturday, January 7. With three hosts we expect to have room for all who wish to attend. For more details download the full invitation. Given the short school week, we ask teams to register as soon as possible.

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 is open now, and 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.


December 10 Tournament Results

Four-hundred forty debaters from 32 schools attended our December tournaments at AITE and Simsbury High School. Thanks to coaches Claude Morest and Marty Leftoff for their hospitality.

The topic was:

Resolved: The US should join the International Criminal Court.

The final round at AITE was won by the Fairfield Warde team of Maxwell Lee and Cameron Luther on negative over the Westhill team of James Hicks and Maanavv Sunderaman.

The final round at Simsbury was won by the Daniel Hand team of Sam Thorpe and Isabella Reynolds on Negative over the Farmington team of Allen Haugh and Dylan Suffredini.

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

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.


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 December 27, 2016.