February 6 Tournament Results

The surprise snow storm on Friday did not keep 342 debaters from 39 schools from attending our tournaments on Saturday. Thanks to Daniel Hand High School and Coach George Petrakopoulos, Glastonbury High School and Coach Jenna Bach, and Staples High School and Coach John Bengston for hosting us in spite of the weather.

The topic was:

Resolved: Federal lands should be largely turned over to the States.

The final round at Daniel Hand was won by the Hamden team of Agarwal and Johnson on Affirmative over the Seymour team of DeLallo and Gjata

The final round at Glastonbury was won by the Hartford Classical team of Moir and McGowan on Affirmative over the E.O.Smith team of Costa and O'Brien.

The final round at Staples was won by the AITE team of Bella and Bleischer on Negative over the Ridgefield team of Barth and Chauhan.

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

Our next tournament date is March 12, 2016, when our hosts will be Farmington High School, Guilford High School and Pomperaug High School.

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


January 9 Tournament Results

We had 340 debaters from 33 schools at our tournaments last Saturday. Our thanks to E.O.Smith High School and Coach Kara Tamburri, King School and Coach Ian Lear-Nickum, and Trumbull High School and Coach Hope Spalla for hosting us.

The topic was:

Resolved: Children should not have "intelligent" or internet-enabled toys.

The final round at E.O.Smith was won by the Hartford Classical team of Shamar Mahon and TJ Noel-Sullivan over the Tolland team of Matt Holyst and Sarah Gherri.

The final round at King was won by the AITE team of Daniel Berger and Stphanie Walsh over the Wilton team of Cameron Berg and Michael Wallace.

The final round at Trumbull was won by the Warde team of Dylan O'Brien and Harper Wise over the Trumbull team of Nick Marchenko and Anush Sureshbabu.

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

Our next tournament date is February 6, 2016, when our hosts will be Daniel Hand High School, Glastonbury High School and Staples High School.

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


Middle School Debate

The Connecticut Middle School Debate League held their second tournament of the year on January 30. Full results can be found on the Middle School Debate web site. The next tournament will be on April 30, 2016 at Smith Middle School in Glastonbury.



Other Debate News

UPenn Liberty Bell Classic on February

The University of Pennsylvania will hold their Liberty Bell Classic tournament on February 13-14, 2016 in Philadelphia. There will be Parliamentary, Policy and Lincoln-Douglas debate divisions, as well as a variety of speech events. Registration is through tabroom.com.



Last updated February 7, 2016.