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.

Novice Scrimmage Results

Eighty-three Novice teams and 56 Varsity debaters from 20 schools attended our seventh annual Novice Scrimmage at E.O. Smith and Greenwich High Schools. You can download results from Scrimmage Results page for more details.

If you missing ballots or have questions, email CDA Inquiry and we will do our best to answer you. We look forward to seeing your on Saturday.

Welcome to the 2016-17 Season!

We are gearing up for the new school year. The web site has been upated to reflect the 2016-17 season. You may view the schedule online or download it as a pdf file. You may also download the CDA Dues Form for 2016-17. Emails will be going out to current members shortly.

If you are interested in joining CDA, please see our membership page or email us.

We still need additional hosts to fill out our schedule. At our current size, it is hard to accommodate everyone if we do not have at least three hosts for every regular tournament date. If you are intersted in hosting or learning more about hosting, please Contact Us.

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

The Vassar Debate Society will hold the first annual Vassar College Invitational Debate Tournament on November 5 on their campus in Poughkeepsie, NY. Registration is open. They will offer both Varsity and Novice Parliamentary debate using the 7-8-8-8-4-5 APDA format. For more information and to register go to tabroom.com.

Last updated October 9, 2016.