Here are the results from this weekend's United States University Debating Championships.

Winners:

Harvard BE (Jo Box & Cormac Early)

Finalists:
Yale DF (Max Dovala & Kate Falkenstein)
New South Wales KM (Angela Kintominas & David Maher)
Alaska CS (Sarah Carpenter & Aime Stanley)

Top Speakers
1. Cormac Early (Harvard)
2. Jo Box (Harvard)
3. James Kilcup (Loyola Marymount)
4. Kate Falkenstein (Yale)
5. Colin Haughey (Alaska)
April 04, 2011
If you want to watch some debates this weekend IDEA are streaming live rounds from the Unites States University Debating Championships in Vermont.

http://www.idebate.org/streaming/usu2011/

The schedule for the debates is as follows (all times East Coast US and subject to running late as many tournaments do)

Friday 1 April
Round One 4pm
Round Two 6pm

Saturday 2 April
Round Three 9am
Round Four 11:30am
April 01, 2011
Last night Josh Martin and James Killcup from the hybrid team LaVerne & Loyola Marymount have won the Americas Cup (the warm up open event in advance of USU championships).


The Final was contested by
Ireland & Scotland (Stephen Boyle & Gavin Ilsley)
Harvard (Cormac Early & Alex Loomis)
LaVerne & Loyola Marymount (Josh Martin & James Kilcupp)
Loyola Marymount (Emily Ravenscroft & Mike Aguilera)
April 01, 2011
Last night Josh Martin and James Killcup from the hybrid team LaVerne & Loyola Marymount have won the Americas Cup (the warm up open event in advance of USU championships).


The Final was contested by
Ireland & Scotland (Stephen Boyle & Gavin Ilsley)
Harvard (Cormac Early & Alex Loomis)
LaVerne & Loyola Marymount (Josh Martin & James Kilcupp)
Loyola Marymount (Emily Ravenscroft & Mike Aguilera)
April 01, 2011
If you want to watch some debates this weekend IDEA are streaming live rounds from the Unites States University Debating Championships in Vermont.

http://www.idebate.org/streaming/usu2011/

The schedule for the debates is as follows (all times East Coast US and subject to running late as many tournaments do)

Friday 1 April
Round One 4pm
Round Two 6pm

Saturday 2 April
Round Three 9am
Round Four 11:30am
April 01, 2011
As part of a continuing effort to bring debate to as wide of an audience as possible, the media team at IDEA will be live-streaming three debate tournaments this April in the United States.

Each of these tournaments will be streamed in real time, and the video archives will be available for subsequent viewing. Our Twitter feeds will include live updates as the events unravel. All of this is free of charge, so we hope you enjoy the opportunity to watch high-quality debates without having to travel!

As for the schedule...
March 24, 2011
As part of a continuing effort to bring debate to as wide of an audience as possible, the media team at IDEA will be live-streaming three debate tournaments this April in the United States.

Each of these tournaments will be streamed in real time, and the video archives will be available for subsequent viewing. Our Twitter feeds will include live updates as the events unravel. All of this is free of charge, so we hope you enjoy the opportunity to watch high-quality debates without having to travel!

As for the schedule...
March 24, 2011
Colorado Christian University in Denver, Colorado is starting a British Parliamentary (BP) or Worlds Debate Team, and seeks a part-time Assistant Debate Coach to help coach the team and administrate the program from August 2011 through April 2012. The job description is attached. Depending on academic qualifications and teaching experience, the Assistant Coach may also be able to teach courses in public speaking, persuasion, argumentation, and debate for additional compensation (and under a separate contract).
March 22, 2011
Colorado Christian University in Denver, Colorado is starting a British Parliamentary (BP) or Worlds Debate Team, and seeks a part-time Assistant Debate Coach to help coach the team and administrate the program from August 2011 through April 2012. The job description is attached. Depending on academic qualifications and teaching experience, the Assistant Coach may also be able to teach courses in public speaking, persuasion, argumentation, and debate for additional compensation (and under a separate contract).
March 22, 2011
The first Ohio Wesleyan tournament was held this weekend and was won by Vermont. This is the first Worlds style debate held in Ohio which has traditionally been dominated by the "Lincon Douglas" or "Policy" format and shows the increasing success of the parliamentary debating format. Michigan Flint were runner's up.


Final
OG: Grove City HP
OO: Michigan Flint FW
CG: Vermont GL
CO: Grove City DW

Motions:
Final: This House would put boots on the ground for regime change in Libya
March 21, 2011

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