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MS Coaches Week of November 7th

by Samantha Siberini | Nov 6, 2019 6:40:41 PM
Thank you for the great turnout at Debate Con on Tuesday! Click here to check out presenter slides and additional materials, and here for event photos.
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MS Coaches Week of October 30th

by Samantha Siberini | Oct 30, 2019 3:10:56 PM
1. Will we see you on Election Day at DebateCon? The conference is on Tuesday, November 5th and located at our UDL office, 25 Broadway in lower Manhattan, from 9:00am to 3:00pm. To RSVP, you can ...
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MS Coaches Week of October 22nd

by Samantha Siberini | Oct 22, 2019 5:15:22 PM
Hello Coaches, please note the tournament location change - see below:
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MS Coaches Week of October 16th

by Samantha Siberini | Oct 16, 2019 2:27:09 PM
Happy Wednesday, Coaches! If you haven't done so yet, take a moment to check out our photos from MS Tournament #1 on the NYCUDL Flickr.
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MS Coaches Week of October 9th

by Samantha Siberini | Oct 9, 2019 3:00:00 PM
Thanks to everyone who attended Middle School Tournament #1 this past Saturday. You can find the results here.   1. Middle School Tournament #2 will take place on Saturday, November 9th (Public Forum ...
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MS Coaches Week of October 3rd

by Samantha Siberini | Oct 3, 2019 12:37:48 PM
 
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NYC Debate Middle School Coach Weekly News (5/14/19)

by Erik Fogel | May 14, 2019 4:09:15 PM
 
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Debate Fest 2019! 8th Grade Survey! Debate Con! Trips and More!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 15, 2019 1:46:24 PM
  Hi Everyone and Happy Spring Break coming up everyone!   First, thanks again for participating in New York State Championships! And thanks for patience as we are scheduling final rounds.  We had a ...
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RSVP for Middle School Debate Fest!  Debate Con XII! End of Year Pot Luck, Awards, Games and More!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 7, 2019 6:50:13 PM
Hi Everyone!  First, thank you to everyone for an incredible marathon weekend of debates.  Thank you everyone for making the State Champs possible. Thank you for supporting our Invitational ...
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State Championships Registration Deadline is TODAY! MONDAY! 5:00PM!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 31, 2019 11:20:26 AM
Hi Everyone!  First, thanks to folks participating in our annual Women's History Month Debate in partnership with the Bella Abzug Leadership Institute (BALI)!  Thank you to the Young Women's ...
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Registration Deadline is Today! Monday! for the Girls Debate Invitational!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 24, 2019 10:11:47 PM
Hi Everyone!   Today! Monday!  is the deadline for the March 30th all-girls debate invitational tournament!   Click here to register teams. The format is public forum debate. The topic is the April ...
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Congratulations to our City Debate Champions! Girls Tournament & State Champs coming up soon!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 17, 2019 9:51:32 PM
Hi Everyone!  Thank you for attending the Middle School City Championships! 40 Schools, 315 debaters, and 193 judges and volunteers - making this our largest middle school city championships ever!! ...
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City Champs Registration Deadline is MONDAY (TODAY) 5PM!!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 10, 2019 9:35:51 AM
Hi Everyone!  Reminder that MONDAY .... TODAY..... 5PM IS THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR THE MIDDLE SCHOOL CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS!  So please register any teams and judges!!  Registration is limited to 4 ...
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Middle School Coach Weekly! Sign up for City Champs!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 16, 2019 3:53:09 PM
Hi Everyone!  Happy Winter Break everyone!    Key Dates   March 16th-17th City Championships.  Public Forum Debate @ Hamilton Grange MS; Parliamentary & Congressional Debate @ PS 161 April 6th-7th ...
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Middle School Coach Weekly! State Champs Date Change!!!!!!!!!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 10, 2019 6:07:43 PM
Hi Everyone!    1.  Thank you for attending Middle School Tournament #5!!!!  Click here for our Tournament Blog, Results, Photos and More!   A HUGE SHOUT OUT TO HAMILTON GRANGE MS AND I.S. 281 Joseph ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! Tournament Registration due TODAY 5pm!!!! Permission Slips due this week by Friday 5pm!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 3, 2019 4:09:43 PM
Hi Everyone!  Middle School Tournament #5 is already here!!!  Registration deadline is TONIGHT 5PM!!  Always the Monday 5pm of the week of the tournament! You can always register "TBA" entries! ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! Tournament Registration due Monday 5pm!!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 28, 2019 6:33:29 AM
  Hi Everyone! Apologies on the quick turn around but with the two weekends impacted by the Winter Break, we only have February 9th to host the Middle School Tournament!  So sign up this week!  ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! Sign up for Debate Con for this Monday!!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 25, 2019 5:35:50 PM
  Hi Everyone! Hope everyone has a great weekend!! A few things to end this week!!   1.  THANK YOU SO MUCH TO EVERYONE FOR ATTENDING MS TOURNAMENT #4!!!  Thank you to 266 and WHEELS for hosting!!!  ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! (1/18/19) - MS Tournament #4 THIS SATURDAY!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 17, 2019 11:14:05 PM
  Hi Everyone!  Tournament this Saturday!!! Thank you to PS/MS 266 in Queens for hosting Public Forum Debate and thank you to WHEELS for hosting Parliamentary and Congressional Debate! We are ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! (1/11/19) - Monday 5pm is MS Tournament #4 Registration Deadline!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 11, 2019 5:29:14 PM
  Hi Everyone!  REMINDER MONDAY 5PM IS THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL TOURNAMENT #4!!!!  No new entries will be accepted after that date. Reminder - you can always add "TBA" entries and ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! (1/3/19) - MS Tournament #4 Coming Up!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 3, 2019 11:52:43 AM
  Hi Everyone! Happy New Year and Lots of Exciting New Opportunities!  MS Tournament #4 Coming Up!! NYCUDL is rolling out Version 1.0 of our E-Debate courses!!  Free weekly current events curriculum ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! (12/17/18) - 2 Coach Surveys!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 17, 2018 5:14:16 PM
  Hi Everyone!  Hope everyone had a good weekend. And today we are sad to see go but also so excited for NYCUDL Operations Director, Jessica McIntosh who will be leaving us to pursue exciting new ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! Holiday Party for Coaches! RSVP Now!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 6, 2018 7:33:57 PM
  Hi Everyone!  Thanks again for attending our last tournament of 2018!!!!!!!!!!!!  And wow what a tournament and each middle school tournament is larger than the next. Shout outs to our INCREDIBLE ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! Today 5pm is Registration Deadline for MS Tournament #3!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 21, 2018 3:26:12 PM
  Hi Everyone!  Hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving Holiday! A couple important announcements:    1.  Tournament #3 Registration Deadline TODAY MONDAY (11/26) 5PM IS THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER TEAMS ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! Next Monday 5pm is Registration Deadline for MS Tournament #3!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 20, 2018 8:41:06 AM
  Hi Everyone!  Hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving Holiday! A couple important announcements:    1.  Tournament #3 Registration Deadline! NEXT MONDAY (12/26) 5PM IS THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER TEAMS ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! Today 5pm is Tournament Registration Deadline!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 4, 2018 11:13:57 AM
  Hi Everyone!  Hope everyone had a great weekend!  First, TODAY 5PM IS THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER TEAMS FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL TOURNAMENT #2!!!  ALL NAME CHANGES, JUDGES AND PERMISSION SLIPS NEED TO BE ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! Sign up for Debate Con X Next Tuesday! NYC Debate Educators Conference!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 30, 2018 6:19:54 AM
  Hi Everyone!  Debate Con X coming up on Election Day which is Chancellors PD Day. See your Principal about doing your PD at our event! Click here to register!  You can also view our schedule of ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! Girls Tournament & Workshops! Debate Con Coming Up!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 23, 2018 4:42:29 PM
  Hi Everyone!   Upcoming Middle School Debate opportunities! On October 27th Girls Debate League Workshop/Tournament we have a workshop in the morning and girls debate tournament in the afternoon. ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! Girls Tournaments & Workshops! Debate Con Coming Up!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 14, 2018 9:35:46 PM
  Hi Everyone!   First off, congrats to many of our middle school debaters now in high school who dominated the Bronx Science Invitational which is one of the largest, most competitive and most ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! Sign up for Girls Debate Workshop & Tournament on October 27th!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 1, 2018 9:56:01 PM
  Hi Everyone!   Hope everyone had a great weekend!! While we have about a month before the next NYC Middle School Tournament, do want to encourage programs to sign up for our Girls Debate Workshop & ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! Tournament #1 is TOMORROW!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 28, 2018 11:57:26 AM
  Hi Everyone!  We are so excited to kick off the 2018-2019 season tomorrow!!!!  30 schools, 252 students, 100 volunteers, staff and parents, 2 boroughs, 2 tournaments, 1 workshop, 3 debate events, 4 ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! Tournament #1 Registration Deadline 5pm Tonight!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 24, 2018 11:59:58 AM
  Hi Everyone!  Today at 5pm is the registration deadline for Tournament #1 on 9/29!  Tournament #1 features Parliamentary Debate Tournament! Public Forum Debate Tournament!  Not ready for debates?  ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly! Sign Up for Bronx Debate Workshop Saturday! Tournament #1 Registration due next Monday!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 17, 2018 8:48:05 PM
  Hi Everyone!   Middle School Debate Season is About to Begin!    Key Reminders:    1.  This Saturday. Debate Workshop in the Bronx at PS/MS 15. Click here to register!  9am-3pm - workshops for all ...
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Middle School Coach Weekly - Week of September 3rd

by Erik Fogel | Sep 1, 2018 8:49:19 PM
Hi Everyone! This week we are accepting nominations from teachers and students for parliamentary debate (click here!) and city council/congressional debate (click here!)! Nominations due by Friday!  ...
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Debate Topic Nomination Week for Parli & Congressional Debate!

by Erik Fogel | Aug 27, 2018 1:09:31 PM
Hi Everyone! This week we are accepting nominations from teachers and students for parliamentary debate (click here!) and city council/congressional debate (click here!)! Nominations due by Friday!  ...
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Welcome back!  2018-2019 Debate Calendar LIVE! Sign up Now!

by Erik Fogel | Aug 14, 2018 11:32:30 AM
Hi Everyone, hope everyone had a great summer!  And thanks also for everyone helping during the summer debate camp season! This year we had more students than ever! More Staff and Volunteers than ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (6/3/18) - RSVP for Middle School End of Year Celebration this Saturday & Debate Con this Thursday!

by Erik Fogel | Jun 3, 2018 4:31:26 PM
Hi Everyone, next Saturday is our Middle School End of Year Celebration on Saturday at Hunters Point Community Middle School, 1-50 51st Ave, Queens, NY 11101!  Beautiful location right next to the ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (5/27/18) - RSVP for Middle School End of Year Celebration!

by Erik Fogel | May 27, 2018 10:45:19 AM
Hi Everyone and Happy Memorial Day Weekend!  Please RSVP for our Middle School End of Year Celebration on Saturday at Hunters Point Community Middle School, 1-50 51st Ave, Queens, NY 11101!  ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (5/14/18) - Membership Renewal for 2018-2019!

by Erik Fogel | May 21, 2018 5:13:38 PM
Hi Everyone!  We've been getting several messages about invoicing for next school year since schools are doing budgets now.  Our 2018-2019 Membership Form is now Live. Click here! Membership pricing ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (5/14/18) - RSVP for End of Year Awards Ceremony!

by Erik Fogel | May 13, 2018 9:01:57 PM
Hi Everyone!  Hope everyone had a great Mother's Day Weekend!  Our End of Year Awards Ceremony & Dinner hosted Hunters Point Middle School is approaching!!  Pot Luck! Park! Basketball! Awards! and ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (5/7/18) - Tech Duels this Wednesday! Girls Debate on Saturday!

by Erik Fogel | May 6, 2018 10:29:17 AM
Hi Everyone!  Happy Cinco de Mayo!  This week we have two exciting events!! The first event is our first inaugural Tech Duels Debate Night on Wednesday.  This is a public debate event - everyone ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (4/30/18)

by Erik Fogel | Apr 29, 2018 8:28:52 PM
 Hi Everyone!!!   Hope you had a great weekend!    From middle school to the High School Tournament of Champions this weekend! Congratulations to PS 161's Rajendra Singh and Julio Cordero, coached by ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (4/23/18)

by Erik Fogel | Apr 21, 2018 3:19:23 PM
 Hi Everyone!!!   Hope you had a great weekend!    Thank you and congratulations to everyone participating in the 2018 Middle School State Debate Championships Tournament! Thank you to In Tech for ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (4/17/18)

by Erik Fogel | Apr 17, 2018 8:07:21 AM
  Hi Everyone!!!  Middle School State Championships is THIS WEEKEND AT IN TECH ACADEMY IN THE BRONX (2975 Tibbett Ave, Bronx, NY 10463). The Tournament is on April 21-22nd and there is also a special ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (4/7/18)

by Erik Fogel | Apr 7, 2018 1:24:25 PM
  Hi Everyone!!!  Middle School State Championships is right around the corner.  The Tournament is on April 21-22nd and there is also a special Final Round for the top two advanced division public ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (3/19/18).  Sign Up for Girls Debate Tournament 5pm Today!!! (Monday!)

by Erik Fogel | Mar 19, 2018 10:09:02 AM
  Hi Everyone!!!  Today 5pm is the deadline to sign up for this FRIDAY'S ALL GIRLS DEBATE TOURNAMENT!! Our second tournament of 2018!   Thank you to Women's Leadership School of Queens for hosting ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (3/15/18)

by Erik Fogel | Mar 15, 2018 4:02:31 AM
  Hi Everyone!  Before we begin, please sign up for free Mets tickets (need to know by 5pm tonight!).  Thanks to the Citi Foundation and the NY Mets, free tickets for NYCUDL debaters on April 2nd ...
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Middle School City Championships Registration Due Today by 5:00PM!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 4, 2018 11:53:24 PM
 
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (Week 2/19) - Register for City Championships!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 19, 2018 11:48:27 AM
  Hi Everyone!  Happy Winter Break and Happy End of the Regular Debate Season!!!  Now the Post Season begins with City Championships (March), State Championships (April), and some special debate ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (Week of 2/5)! Saturday Middle School Tournament Registration Due Today 5:00pm!!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 5, 2018 10:53:11 AM
  Hi Everyone!  The Registration deadline for this Saturday's Middle School Debates is TODAY 5PM!!!!!  PLEASE REGISTER BEFORE 5PM!! OR YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ATTEND!! YOU CAN COMPLETE TBA ENTRIES ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (Week of 1/22)

by Erik Fogel | Jan 20, 2018 11:08:20 AM
  Hi Everyone, thanks again for attending MS Tournament #4 (MLK Day Debates)!  Please note that registration is open for Middle School Tournament #5 (2/10) in Harlem at the Hamilton Grange School ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (Week of 1/15)

by Erik Fogel | Jan 13, 2018 10:50:59 PM
  Hi Everyone! Thank you to everyone for attending NYC Middle School Tournament #4! 37 schools, 320 students, 122 volunteers, teachers and parents! Thank you to In-Tech Academy and Washington Heights ...
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Saturday Tournament Rescheduled to 1/13/18!  No Tournament this Saturday!!!!!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 4, 2018 7:49:53 PM
 
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Saturday Tournament Registration Today 5:00pm!!!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 2, 2018 1:23:34 PM
 Hi Everyone!  Happy New Year and Holidays! And welcome back!!!!!   Because of the Holidays we have extended the touranemnt registration deadline to today at 5pm.  Even if you do not know specific ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (Week of 12/3)

by Erik Fogel | Dec 3, 2017 11:59:42 AM
 Hi Everyone!  Thank you for everyone attending Middle School Tournament #3!!! Final Count - 42 schools, 439 students, 167 judges, 227 teams and 8 hours of incredible debates on topics including ...
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Middle School Debate Coaches - Final Call for Permission Slips!!!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 1, 2017 11:39:56 AM
 Hi Everyone! Thanks for everyone being on top of permission slips. We are now down to less than 100 students at the tournament without permission slips.  PLEASE HAVE STUDENTS COMPLETE BEFORE 5:00PM ...
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Middle School Debate Coaches - Permission Slips URGENT!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 30, 2017 11:36:47 AM
 Hi Everyone! So we have a record number of middle school debaters this Saturday (44 schools, 482 students, 94 judges, 2 locations!), which is exciting and historical but comes with its challenges ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (Week of 11/26) - Registration Deadline is Monday (Tomorrow!) 5:00pm for Saturday Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 26, 2017 2:45:56 PM
 Hi Everyone!  Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday.  We thank you for all the incredible work you do everyday to ensure access to debate.  NY1 recently featured one of our middle school ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (Week of 11/13)

by Erik Fogel | Nov 13, 2017 10:52:36 AM
  Hi Everyone!  Thank you for everyone making our second middle school tournament of the year possible! 42 schools! 444 students! 107 judges and volunteers! 192 teams! 3 debate events! Thank you ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (Week of 11/6). Registration for Saturday's Tournament Closes Today 5:00pm!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 6, 2017 1:14:58 PM
  Hi Everyone!  REGISTRATION FOR THIS SATURDAY'S MIDDLE SCHOOL TOURNAMENT IS DUE 5:00PM TODAY!!!  This year we have extremely early and strict deadlines because of the size of middle school ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (Week of 10/30)

by Erik Fogel | Oct 31, 2017 5:28:40 PM
  Hi Everyone!  HAPPY HALLOWEEN!   Lots of things to sign up for in November!  November 4th - Girls Debate Workshop November 7th  (Chancellor PD Day) - Debate Educators Conference  November 9th is ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (Week of 10/23)

by Erik Fogel | Oct 24, 2017 4:01:20 PM
  Hi Everyone!   Lots of things to sign up for in November!  November 4th - Girls Debate Workshop November 7th  (Chancellor PD Day) - Debate Educators Conference  November 9th is our special Public ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (Week of 10/16)

by Erik Fogel | Oct 16, 2017 10:38:42 AM
  Hi Everyone!  This Week's Edition of our Coach Newsletter for Middle School Coaches!  See below for the upcoming November middle school debate topics!!! Parliamentary Debate - banning plastic bags, ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (Week of 10/2) - Register for Tournament #1! Wednesday is deadline!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 1, 2017 5:10:54 PM
  Hi Everyone!  This Week's Edition of our Coach Newsletter for Middle School Coaches!    Tournament #1 is this Saturday!!!!!  Even if your team has just started and brand new, we highly recommend ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (Week of 9/25)

by Erik Fogel | Sep 27, 2017 7:45:59 AM
Hi Everyone!  This Week's Edition of our Coach Newsletter for Middle School and Elementary School Coaches!  And don't forget to register your school now in order to register for the October ...
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Middle School Debate Coach Weekly (Week of 9/18)

by Erik Fogel | Sep 17, 2017 10:58:57 AM
Hi Everyone!  This Week's Edition of our Coach Newsletter for Middle School and Elementary School Coaches!  And don't forget to register your school now in order to register for the October ...
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