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Debate in the City

Day 1 of the Middle School Manhattan Debate Institute!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 09, 2019
 
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Good Luck to NYC Debaters at the Tournament of Championships at the University of Kentucky this weekend!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 23, 2019
This week we shout out our city's top high school debaters who will be competing at the Tournament of Champions this weekend!  Congratulations and Good Luck to Julio Cordero & Rajendra Singh ...
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NYC Students are Top Middle School & High School Debaters in the Nation at the National Urban Debate League Championships at Georgetown University!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 21, 2019
This week we shout out our National Debate Champions at the National Association of Urban Debate League's National Championships at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C!  Over 20 city debate ...
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Congratulations to the New York State Middle School Debate Champions!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 14, 2019
 Thank you everyone for making the 2019 Middle School State Debate Championships possible!!!! 42 schools, 392 students, 158 judges and volunteers. Thank you to PS/MS 15 Institute for Environmental ...
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Congratulations to New York State's High School Debate Champions!!!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 14, 2019
Thank you everyone for attending the 2019 New York State Debate Championships Tournament! 34 Schools, 230 Students, 152 judges, volunteers and staff. Thank you to William Cullen Bryant High School ...
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Remembering Dr. Ken Strange, Director of Darmouth College Debate Team for 35 Years and Debate Coach, Judge & Role Model to all.

by Erik Fogel | Apr 07, 2019
  "I'm a crazy, old man. You are strongly advised to strike me.  If that didn't convince you, I hope the following will…” - first sentence of Dr. Ken Strange's judging paradigm, former Director of ...
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Kirkland & Ellis Debate Invitational

by Erik Fogel | Mar 27, 2019
Kirkland & Ellis Debate Invitational Tournament! The NYC Urban Debate League was honored to partner with Kirkland & Ellis LLP for 4+ years now in hosting the Kirkland & Ellis Debates! Over 90 ...
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High School City Championships Finals!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 24, 2019
Thank you everyone for attending the Finals of the High School City Championships! And what a Final Round it was!!  This was a very special debate tournament on a weekday evening and open to all ...
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Middle School City Debate Championships Results!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 17, 2019
Thank you everyone for attending the New York City Middle School Debate Championships this weekend!  40 Schools, 315 debaters, and 193 judges and volunteers - making this our largest middle school ...
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Celebrating our High School City Champions!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 11, 2019
This week we shout out our High School City Champions! Each high school is invited to send their top four teams. This weekend, 34 high schools, 153 students, and 154 volunteers participated in the ...
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NYCUDL Debaters Win Top Awards at the Harvard Invitational!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 04, 2019
Huge congratulations to NYC debaters at the Harvard Tournament during Winter Break Week!!! Congrats to Westfield HS! Beacon HS! Leadership & Public Service HS! Leon Goldstein HS! Brooklyn Tech HS! ...
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NYCUDL Schools Sweep the Westchester Classic!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 03, 2019
 
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Unlikely Brooklyn Middle Schoolers Debaters best in the five boroughs - and maybe the USA

by Erik Fogel | Feb 13, 2019
By WES PARNELL  and LARRY MCSHANE  |   NEW YORK DAILY NEWS   |
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NYC Travel Team Wins Big at the University of Pennsylvania! (2/8-2/10/19)

by Erik Fogel | Feb 10, 2019
Congratulations to the UDL Travel Team at the University of Pennsylvania for an amazing tournament and results! 
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MS Tournament #5 Results (2/9/19)

by Erik Fogel | Feb 10, 2019
Thank you everyone for attending our last Middle School Tournament of the Pre-Season! Thank you to Hamilton Grange Middle School for hosting Parliamentary and Congressional Debate and thank you ...
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Rosdely Ciprian - Great Debater & Star of Broadway!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 09, 2019
Rosdely Ciprian, Great Debater, Theater Star, and Future President! NYCUDL Debater Rosdely Ciprian receives rave reviews for her Broadway Debut in "What the Constitution Means to Me!" "Rosdely ...
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Unlikely Brooklyn middle school debaters best in the five boroughs — and maybe in the USA!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 09, 2019
By WES PARNELL and LARRY MCSHANE | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | NOV 10, 2018 Thursday, November 22, 2018 — There’s no argument here: The debate team at Middle School 50 is breaking down its opponents — and ...
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New York Today: When Acting Meets Politics

by Erik Fogel | Feb 09, 2019
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and his Democratic rival, Cynthia Nixon, go head-to-head tonight in a debate at Hofstra University. (It will be shown on tape delay on WCBS-TV at 7 p.m.)   It will be their first ...
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NYCUDL Debaters Meet President Clinton, Actor Alec Baldwin, Hip Hop Artist Common, Dr. Ruth and More!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 09, 2019
Thank you to Cantor Fitzgerald and the Catalog for Giving for inviting us to Cantor's Charity Day on September 11th.  Charity Day was founded after 9/11 to help families and promote good ...
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High School Tournament #5 Results (2/9/19)

by Erik Fogel | Feb 09, 2019
Public Forum and Policy High School Tournament #5. Thank you to Midwood HS for hosting and to all the students, coaches, parents, judges, volunteers and staff for assisting at yet another successful ...
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High School Tournament #2 Results (11/17/18)

by Erik Fogel | Feb 09, 2019
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! We thank everyone for making the New York City Urban Debate League possible. I joined debate because I was one of the shyest students in class. I became hooked on debate ...
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Middle School Debate Tournament #2 Results (11/10/18)

by Erik Fogel | Feb 08, 2019
On Saturday we hosted NYC Middle School Tournament #2 with 539 debaters, 45 schools, and 189 volunteers! 2 tournament locations! 5 divisions of debate! 3 debate events! 11 Debate Topics including: ...
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Middle School Tournament #4 Results!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 25, 2019
Thank you everyone for attending Middle School Tournament #4!   Thank you to 266 and WHEELS for hosting!!!  Thank you to 48 schools, 530 students, 221 judges and volunteers, and over 40 staff, ...
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High School Tournament #4 - The Coolidge Cup Qualifier!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 15, 2019
 
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Middle School Tournament #3 Results! (12/8/18)

by Erik Fogel | Dec 23, 2018
Thank you to Inwood Academy and IN-Tech Academy for hosting MS Tournament #3! 50 schools! 574 debaters! 165 judges! 2 schools hosting! 3 debate events! 7 debate divisions! Over one dozen debate ...
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High School Tournament #3 Results (12/15/18)

by Erik Fogel | Dec 23, 2018
Thank You to so many who attended our last High School Tournament of 2018!!!! And what a historical tournament to end 2018!  46 High Schools! 402 Students! 165 Volunteers, Parents, Teachers, and ...
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High School Tournament #1 Results!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 28, 2018
Thank you everyone for coming out to NYC High School Tournament #1 to kick off the school year. 33 schools, 296 students, 126 judges, staff parents, volunteers, 2 boroughs, 2 locations, 2 topics, 1 ...
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Michelle Obama Invites NYC High School Debate Teams to meet her!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 25, 2018
So we opened up our mail the other week and received a letter from First Lady Michelle Obama! ... just another day in the office!  And even more incredible, First Lady Michelle Obama wrote a letter ...
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NYC Debaters Win Big at the NYC Invitational at Bronx Science!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 14, 2018
Huge shout outs to NYCUDL debaters and schools and the Travel Team for winning big this weekend during three days of intense debates. Bronx Science hosts the NYC Invitational each year - one of the ...
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Michelle Obama & New York City's Great Debaters!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 13, 2018
"When they go low, we go high!" - First Lady Michelle Obama
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Middle School Tournament #1 Results (9/29/18)

by Erik Fogel | Sep 29, 2018
31 Schools, 229 Students, 135 Volunteers, Parents, and Staff, 2 boroughs, 2 tournaments, 2 schools, 3 debate events, 4 divisions, 1 workshop, 10 debate topics = historic debate tournament for New ...
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The End of The Year Middle School Ceremony

by Vernely Marshall | Jun 19, 2018
On June 1st, the New York City Urban Debate League Hosted its annual End of the Year Awards Ceremony at the Hunter's Point Community Middle School. The days consisted of homemade food, sports games, ...
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The End of The Year High school Ceremony

by Vernely Marshall | Jun 19, 2018
On May 31st, New York City Urban Debate League hosted our End of The Year Ceremony. This year we had the honor to host these awards in The Citi Bank National Headquarters. With the amazing view of ...
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Last Tournament of The Year!!!!!

by Vernely Marshall | Jun 15, 2018
Happy Friyay! - We Have Some Great News for You!
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NY State Middle School Debate Championships!  Congratulations to Teams Advancing to Day 2! Good Luck Today!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 22, 2018
Thank you and congratulations to everyone participating in the 2018 Middle School State Debate Championships Tournament! Thank you to In Tech for hosting! Thank you to Tech Duels for Sponsoring! ...
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NYCUDL Alumni Geordano Liriano Becomes #1 College Debate Champion! UNDEFEATED...

by Erik Fogel | Mar 26, 2018
Congratulations to NYCUDL Alumni, Geordano Liriano (Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice) of the University of Iowa who went UNDEFEATED at the CEDA National Debate Championships. Geo and his ...
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SONYC Debate Tournament #1 Results

by Erik Fogel | Mar 25, 2018
So honored to partner with SONYC and the Department of Youth and Community Development for SONYC Debate Tournament #1. Thank you everyone for making this incredible event possible - all the coaches, ...
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Congratulations to our Top Speakers of the 2018 High School City Championships! 

by Erik Fogel | Mar 19, 2018
 
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Day 3 of the Middle School City Debate Championships!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 19, 2018
 
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Happy St. Patrick's Day! Irish National Debate Team visits NYC! 

by Erik Fogel | Mar 17, 2018
 
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Congratulations to Gaia & Sylvana for Qualifying to the Tournament of Champions!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 16, 2018
  A huge shout out to Gaia Moisan (57 rounds of debate!) & Sylvana Widman (49 rounds of debate!).  Not to mention their huge win at the Columbia University Debate Invitational which propelled them ...
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Congratulations to Kadiatou & Theodore for Qualifying to the Tournament of Champions!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 16, 2018
  A huge shout out to Kadiatou Barry (78 debate rounds and 23 tournaments!) and Theodore Puccini (70 rounds, 22 tournaments) for qualifying to the Tournament of Champions! Kadiatou & Theodore are one ...
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Congratulations to Julio & Rajendra for qualifying to the Tournament of Champions!!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 15, 2018
  A huge shout out to to Julio Cordero and Rajendra Sing of Leadership and Public Service High School!  Julio in his high school debate career (not including is incredible middle school debate ...
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Our City's Top Speakers!!!!  Middle School City Championships Top Speaker Awards! 

by Erik Fogel | Mar 12, 2018
 
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NYCUDL TRAVEL TEAMS SWEEP THE WESTCHESTER CLASSIC DEBATE INVITATIONAL! 

by Erik Fogel | Mar 04, 2018
Thank you to Lakeland High School for hosting an incredible tournament this weekend despite the most challenging of weather conditions.  Thank you to the Lakeland Debate Team and Lakeland High ...
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Congratulations to Zainabou Darboe, Dreamyard Prep, for being selected as a Finalist for Urban Debater of the Year!!!!! 

by Erik Fogel | Feb 26, 2018
 
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Another Historical Weekend for Debate in NYC!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 24, 2018
  Another historical weekend for debate in New York City!  At NYC HIgh School Tournament #5 (2/3/18), 37 schools, 204 students, 93 volunteers, teachers and guests participated! And at MSQI Debate ...
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NYC Urban Debate League Schools and Debaters make history by dominating the Harvard Tournament with 35 Awards ... and 1st Place! 

by Erik Fogel | Feb 24, 2018
  New York City Urban Debate League students dominate the Harvard University Tournament with more awards than any other program!    Not 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, ...
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Prepare For City Championships At Public Forum Workshop On March 3rd

by Jacob Kaye | Feb 16, 2018
Calling all Public Forum debaters! Join us on Saturday, March 3rd, for a PF workshop on March's topic: On balance, the current Authorization for Use of Military Force gives too much power to the ...
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MSQI Debate Tournament #2 Results!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 03, 2018
  Wow! Thank you everyone for attending MSQI Debate Tournament #2 this weekend at Stuyvesant High School! 36 schools, 479 students, 220 judges and volunteers, 243 debate teams!!! Largest middle ...
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Coolidge Cup Qualifier Tournament Results!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 03, 2018
  Thank you to everyone participating in the Coolidge Cup Qualifier (NYCUDL High School Tournament #5). Thank you to Bronx Collaborative and Worldview for hosting! Thank you to all our students, ...
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The Coolidge Cup Qualifier Kicks off with our Keynote Speakers! 

by Erik Fogel | Feb 03, 2018
  This morning we are honored by two incredible guests who will present opening remarks and an opening lecture on the public forum debate topic on abolishing the capital gains tax at the 3rd Annual ...
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Shouting Out the Great Debaters of the Columbia Invitational!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 27, 2018
On behalf of the New York City Urban Debate League and all our schools and students we thank the Columbia Debate Society, Columbia High School Debate Invitational Tournament, and the Winners and all ...
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NYC High School Tournament #4 Results!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 21, 2018
  While the government was shut down this weekend, luckily our future leaders were hard at work at the NYC High School Debate Tournament #4 on Saturday. So inspiring, so refreshing, so positive to ...
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NYCUDL Debaters Win Top Prizes At Newark Invitational

by Jacob Kaye | Jan 09, 2018
New York City debaters invaded New Jersey this weekend and took home several top prizes at the Newark Invitational. Students from Brooklyn Technical High School, Dr. Richard Izquierdo Health and ...
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NYC Travel Team Wins Big at the Newark Invitational Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 07, 2018
  Shout outs to the NYC Travel Team that competed at the Newark/Rutgers University Debate Invitational this weekend! NYC teams brought home the majority of the awards in policy debate and also took ...
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NYC Travel Team wins at Mamaroneck HS!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 04, 2017
  Congratulations to our Travel Team this weekend that competed at the Mamaroneck HS Tournament in policy debate. 3 teams reached elimination rounds and two of our schools won several top speaker ...
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NYCUDL Travel Team Wins at Princeton University!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 04, 2017
  A great weekend of debate for the UDL at Princeton University! Over 50 students represented the UDL travel team at Princeton from NYC high schools including Law, Advocacy and Community Justice, ...
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NYC Debate Educators Conference Tomorrow! (11/7)

by Erik Fogel | Nov 06, 2017
  Sign up now!! Tomorrow (11/9) is our fall debate educators conference... DEBATE CON!!  Debate Con is for NYC Debate Educators and by NYC Debate Educators. This event is free for all debate ...
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Public Forum Debate Fest this Thursday: Bauschard and Bilal! November Thanksgiving Edition!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 06, 2017
    This Thursday is our first monthly Public Forum Debate Workshop for Students and Coaches. We are honored to have two incredible public forum debate master coaches as our speakers! Combined they ...
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Presidential Scholars Nominations Due November 20th!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 01, 2017
  Each year the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues partners with the US Department of Education to nominate leading urban debaters across the nation to be honored in one of the most ...
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Brooklyn Technical HS Debaters Make It To Semis at the New York City Invitational!

by Courtney Kaufman | Oct 25, 2017
Congratulations to Brooklyn Tech's Didi Barry and Theo Puccio for making it to the semifinal round in Policy at the New York City Invitational on October 15th. This is Didi and Theo's second bid to ...
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Public Forum Debate Workshop: Nov. 9

by Jacob Kaye | Oct 19, 2017
On Thursday, November 9, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., the New York City Urban Debate League is hosting a workshop on public forum debate, focusing specifically on November's topic: The United States ...
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NYC Middle School Debate Tournament #1

by Erik Fogel | Oct 08, 2017
 
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Policy Workshop Gives Debaters Detailed Look Into Education Policy

by Jacob Kaye | Oct 04, 2017
On Sunday, October 1, debaters from across the city attended the NYCUDL's first Policy Debate Workshop of the 2017-2018 debate season. With help from Jonathan McIntosh, Director of Academics (K-12) ...
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NYC Weekly Debate News! NYC Travel Team Wins Big!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 25, 2017
Check out our latest edition of the NYC Weekly Debate News at the link below!  NYC Travel Team wins top team and speaker awards at Yale University and Georgetown Day School. Congratulations to ...
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Policy Debate Workshop: October 1

by Jacob Kaye | Sep 22, 2017
UPDATE: The date of the Policy Debate Workshop has been changed from September 30th to SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1ST.
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NYC Travel Team Competes and Wins at Yale University

by Josue Bastidas | Sep 18, 2017
NYC Travel Team participated in their first 2017-2018 tournament at Yale University. 
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First Practice of the NYC Travel Team! 

by Erik Fogel | Sep 10, 2017
So this Saturday was historical for the debut of the NYC Travel Team Practice!  What a magical and inspiring day! While we have always had a Travel Team, this is the first year where every NYC high ...
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NYCUDL Debater Julio Cordero is selected for the USA National Debate Team! 

by Erik Fogel | Sep 09, 2017
Congratulations to #Julio Cordero of the High School of Leadership and Public Service for making the USA Debate Development Team! The USA Debate Team selects the top debaters from across the nation ...
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Policy Debate Workshop September 30th

by Erik Fogel | Aug 13, 2017
  On September 30th we are honored to host Professor Jonathan McIntosh, former White House Teaching Ambassador for our first Policy Debate Workshop. See below for the schedule of the day and about ...
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Weekend Summer Debate Institute: The Dream Team of Public Forum Debate!

by Erik Fogel | Aug 12, 2017
  This summer, thanks to the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) we are hosting our first weekend debate institute in public forum debate thanks to the NSDA's national online public forum ...
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Public Words Spotlights the NYC Urban Debate League!

  "I was amazed to discover recently that the New York City Urban Debate League – which brings debate to the elementary, middle and high schools of the New York City area – is only six years old.  It ...
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Manhattan High School Summer Debate Institute Tournament Results

Thank you to the Silberman Graduate School of Social Work which hosts one of our most rigorous debate programs for high school students with a state of the art, brand new college facility, library ...
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Manhattan Middle School Summer Debate Institute Tournament Results

Thank you to Hunter College and the Bella Abzug Leadership Institute (BALI) for hosting the Manhattan Middle School and Elementary School Debate Institutes at Hunter College!  Since we were founded ...
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Girls Summer Debate Institute Tournament Results (BALI/NYCUDL)

 
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The NYCUDL Scholars Varsity Debate Institute!

 
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NYC Debate League Weekly Newsletter (7/30/17)

  This week's NYC Debate Newsletter celebrates Great Debater, Nelson Mandela who was on his school's debate team before going on to become one of history's most famous civil rights leaders and the ...
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NYC Debate League Weekly Newsletter

by Erik Fogel | Jul 24, 2017
This week's NYC Debate Newsletter kicks off the Summer Debate Season with New York City's first summer debate tournament results, features of Summer Camp students, volunteers, Alumni and instructors! ...
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Summer Debate Tournament #1 Results!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 19, 2017
  We kicked off New York City's first summer debate tournament at the Harlem Debate Institute last weekend! Thank you to all our incredible staff, volunteers, students and families for making this ...
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MSQI Debate Championships!

by Courtney Kaufman | Jun 14, 2017
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P.S. 161 and Early Scholars Academy run Elementary Debate Scrimmage!

by Erik Fogel | May 31, 2017
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Online Speech Contest!

by Erik Fogel | May 12, 2017
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Continuing Kara's Inspiration and Impact

by Erik Fogel | May 07, 2017
 
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In Celebration of Freedom of Debate and Expression!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 07, 2017
This week we celebrate the Press!  Famed Journalist and "most trusted man in America" Walter Cronkite stated that "Freedom of the press is not just important to democracy, it is democracy." Former ...
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NYC Debaters Sweep Westchester Classic Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 05, 2017
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Congratulations to Brooklyn Tech in Policy Debate at the Harvard Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 20, 2017
In Junior Varsity Policy Debate, Congratulations to Hannah Ravenell & Solenne Wolfe who reached the Quarterfinals and top 8 teams of the Tournament!  Also in Junior Varsity, congratulations to Ben ...
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Brooklyn Tech Undefeated on Day 1 of the Harvard University HS Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 20, 2017
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Law, Leadership and Public Service HS Makes History at Harvard!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 20, 2017
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Middle School Tournament Results (2/4/17)

by Erik Fogel | Feb 13, 2017
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NYC High School Debate Tournament Results! (2/11/17)

by Erik Fogel | Feb 13, 2017
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Urban Debater of the Year Application Due February 17th!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 29, 2017
Urban Debater of the Year Flyer 2017
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Urban Debate Alumni Ambassador Applications due February 13th!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 29, 2017
Alumni Ambassadors Flyer 2017
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February 26th Workshop on Genres of Speculation: Race, Fantasy, and Finance Capital featuring NYCUDL Alumni!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 29, 2017
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Sign Up for our Debate Con Sessions!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 29, 2017
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Sign Up for Debate Con!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 16, 2017
On January 30th we host our Winter Debate Con which will feature a keynote and workshops from the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) on membership in the NSDA, benefits of memberships, and ...
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February High School Debate Tournament! Valentines Day "I Love Debate" Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 16, 2017
Thank you to the Clinton Campus, Bronx Collaborative and Word View High School for hosting our February high school tournament - "I Love Debate! Valentines Day Invitational!"
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Travel Team Tournament Results - Lexington High School!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 16, 2017
Our Travel Team competed at the Lexington High School Invitational which is one of the top tournaments on the East Coast and dominated the tournament in all debate events!!!  Special shout outs to ...
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Bronx/Manhattan Middle School Tournament Results

by Erik Fogel | Jan 16, 2017
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High School Tournament Results!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 06, 2017
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Debater of the Year Application

by Erik Fogel | Dec 25, 2016
Apply for the Urban Debater of the Year Award! Win up to $2000 in college scholarships!  Automatic bid to the National Association of Urban Debate League Championships! Applications are due on ...
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School Sweepstakes Awards!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 25, 2016
Below are the updated Sweepstakes Standings for high schools and middle schools as we close out the school year.  Thank you and congratulations to all schools for participating in debate - the most ...
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Sign up for Winter Debate Educators Conference! January 30th!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 25, 2016
"Debate Con" is New York City's conference by and for debate educators and all those passionate about debate! If you love debate or if you are interested in starting a debate program, or just ...
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Great Article on the NYC Urban Debate League and MSQI in the Riverdale Press!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 25, 2016
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Happy Holidays from the NYC Urban Debate League!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 25, 2016
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December Travel Team Mamaroneck High School

by Erik Fogel | Dec 25, 2016
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December Travel Team Princeton University

by Erik Fogel | Dec 25, 2016
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12/11 Brooklyn/Queens Middle School Tournament Results @ Berkeley Carroll

by Erik Fogel | Dec 25, 2016
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12/11 Fall Elementary Tournament Results @ PS 161

by Erik Fogel | Dec 25, 2016
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12/17 NYCUDL/NYCFL Policy Debate Tournament Results @ Stuyvesant HS

by Erik Fogel | Dec 25, 2016
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Calvin Coolidge Debate Invitational!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 24, 2016
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Coolidge Cup Qualifier Tournament on 12/17

by Erik Fogel | Dec 10, 2016
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US Presidential Scholars Program

by Erik Fogel | Dec 01, 2016
What is the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program?  The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program (Presidential Scholars) is a program of the Department of Education that recognizes the academic achievements ...
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High School Tournament #2 Tournament Results @ Midwood High School

by Erik Fogel | Nov 12, 2016
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Thank You for Attending Fall Debate Con 2016!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 10, 2016
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Middle School Debate Tournament (Citywide) PS/IS 266

by Erik Fogel | Nov 05, 2016
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East Coast Debate versus West Coast Debate New York City Wins Flip the Debate!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 04, 2016
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Happy Halloween!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 31, 2016
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2016 Young Urban Hero

by Erik Fogel | Oct 30, 2016
Passionate about social justice, 10th grader Feiry Guiaba is a founding member of the debate team at the High School for Law, Advocacy and Community Justice. Growing up in West Harlem, he began ...
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Brooklyn/Queens Middle School Tournament Results @ Hunters Point Community Middle School

by Erik Fogel | Oct 22, 2016
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New York Times Features the Rikers Prison Debate Initiative

by Erik Fogel | Oct 18, 2016
"This summer... the New York City Department of Correction began offering a debate program to inmates in one building at Rikers. Josh Morrison, a lawyer and former college debater who now runs an ...
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Wall Street Journal Features MS 50 Debate Team!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 06, 2016
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Shout outs to MS 50 and the NYCDOE's Middle School Quality Initiative for bringing debate to schools!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 03, 2016
Shout outs to Principal Ben Honoroff, Jhs 50 John D Wells, and the New York City Department of Education's Middle School Quality Initiative (MSQI). MSQI and the NYC Urban Debate League partnered up ...
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Introduction to the NYC Urban Debate League Video!

by Erik Fogel | Aug 06, 2016
Check out our newest video about the New York City Urban Debate League!  NYC Urban Debate League Video
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NYC Debater Wins Top Debate Scholarship!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 04, 2016
NYC Debater Wins Top Debate Scholarship - all expenses paid for any College or University in the United States!!!!! Congratulations to NYC Debater Josh Moriarty who was selected as one of three ...
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Morgan and Lewis Debate Invitational!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 04, 2016
Thank you to Morgan & Lewis for hosting the Harlem Debate Championships! Congratulations to all participants and winners! Shout outs to PS 161, Columbia Secondary, Tyler Beattie and Ari Selman for ...
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Harlem Debate Coach Featured in the Daily News!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 04, 2016
Congratulations to Success Academy Harlem East math teacher, debate coach, & 2016 Excellence Award winner, Jun Yoon. As the Harlem East debate coach, he led scholars to first place in NYCUDL’s fourth ...
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New York City's First Debate Educators Conference!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 04, 2016
Thank you to over 50 debate educators joining us for the inaugural Debate Con! New York City's first debate educators conference! Thank you to Aubrey Semple, Militza Diaz, Meagan Kowaleski, Eric ...
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MSQI Debate Championships!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 04, 2016
We shout out the Middle School Quality Initiative (MSQI) Championships! Click here for Tournament Photo Album!  Thank you to the Highbridge Green School for hosting!  The Middle School Quality ...
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Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Day!

by Erik Fogel | May 29, 2016
Every day there is a new movie trailer on the latest superhero film - Superhero Spider Man, Superhero Superman, Superhero Ironman, Superhero Batman. But the true Superheros are not Spiders, Bats, nor ...
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NYC Debate Educators Conference Day Thursday, June 9th, Chancellors Conference Day, 9am-3pm

by Erik Fogel | May 29, 2016
Sign up now for our first NYC Debate Educators Conference on June 9th. June 9th is also NYC Chancellors Conference Day which is a day devoted to teacher professional development. So what better way ...
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NYC Annual Debate Fest, Pot Luck, and Summer Debate Season Kick Off!

by Erik Fogel | May 29, 2016
Location: Hunters Point Community Middle School Date: Saturday, June 4th Time: 12pm-3pm
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Elementary School Tournament Results!

by Erik Fogel | May 29, 2016
Thank you so much to Erin Jacques, Tyler Beattie, PS 11, and Alain Beugoms for making this tournament possible! The topic for the tournament was "This House would implement year-round school." Thank ...
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Harlem Borough Championships Tournament Results!

by Erik Fogel | May 15, 2016
Our final community Championships was this weekend at PS 161 in Harlem!  The inaugural year of the Harlem Championships to celebrate the revival of scholastic debate in Harlem. Thank you to PS 161 ...
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NYCUDL Debaters at the Clinton-Sanders Presidential Debate!

by Erik Fogel | May 15, 2016
The NYCUDL was honored to attend last week's Democratic primary debate at the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard! The 9th debate saw Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton, both with significant ties to New ...
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Beveridge & Diamond Debate Invitational!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 24, 2016
Thank you to Beveridge and Diamond for hosting the second Beveridge and Diamond Debate Tournament this year. And thank you for the wonderful pizza and cupcakes as well! The evening featured a public ...
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National Urban Debate League Championships Tournament Results!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 24, 2016
NYC Debaters reached Elimination Rounds at the National Urban Debate League Championships in San Francisco at SF State University! Congratulations to Brooklyn Technical HS debaters Harrison Mahler & ...
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NYC Debaters On Their Way to the Tournament of Champions!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 24, 2016
The “Olympics” of scholastic debate is the Tournament of Champions at the University of Kentucky each year. The nation’s top debaters are only invited by invitation by collecting “bids” at the ...
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College Board President and NYC Debater Speaks at National Urban Debate League Championships

by Erik Fogel | Apr 24, 2016
College Board President (and former NYC award winning high school debater at Stuyvesant High School) David Coleman speaks as the Keynote Speaker at the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues ...
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Tyler Anderson Selected as NAUDL Student Alumni Ambassador

by Erik Fogel | Apr 24, 2016
Brooklyn ACORN High School Debate Team Alumni Tyler Anderson at the NAUDL Debate Championships! Tyler is now attending Dartmouth College and judging the NAUDL Championships at San Francisco State ...
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Manhattan Borough Championships Results!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 24, 2016
Thank you to Manhattan schools for participating in the first Manhattan borough championships tournament! Shout outs to the following schools: Anderson School, Hunter, Yorkville East, Equity Project, ...
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Brooklyn Debater Tyler Anderson Selected as National Alumni Ambassador!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 17, 2016
Shout outs to Brooklyn ACORN High School Debate Team Alumni Tyler Anderson at the Urban Debate Championships! Tyler was selected as an Alumni Student Ambassador and will be coaching and judging at ...
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High School End of Year Awards Ceremony

by Erik Fogel | Apr 17, 2016
and Citi Foundation Debate Night May 17th, Citi Headquarters, 388 Greenwich Street High School End of Year Awards Ceremony
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Middle School and Elementary School End of Year Pot Luck Celebration!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 17, 2016
Hunters Point Community Middle School, Saturday, June 9th Middle School End of Year Awards Ceremony
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New York State Middle School and Elementary School State Championships!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 17, 2016
STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS! Middle School and Elementary School State Championships! May 21st (Saturday) - May 22nd (Sunday) In Tech Academy (Bronx)
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Congratulations to NYC Debaters at the National Urban Debate League Championships!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 17, 2016
National Association of Urban Debate Leagues National Championships Thursday, April 14-17, 2016 at San Francisco State University in California NAUDL
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Bronx and Queens Borough Championship Results!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 17, 2016
This weekend for the first time the Boroughs of the Bronx and Queens hosted their Championship Debate Tournaments. Thank you to all schools and students for participating in this historical event! ...
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College Board President and Former NYC Debater Presents at the National Urban Debate League Championships!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 17, 2016
Shout outs at the National Urban Debate League Championships this weekend in San Francisco, California! College Board President (and former NYC award winning high school debater at Stuyvesant High ...
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Good Luck to NYCUDL teams at the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues National Championships!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 09, 2016
Good luck to ACORN High School and Brooklyn Tech High School for representing NYC at the National Championships of the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues. Both schools were the top ranked ...
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Democratic Presidential Debate in Brooklyn on Tuesday!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 09, 2016
Don't miss the debate between Democratic Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders this Tuesday in Brooklyn! Both were debaters in High School! Hillary Clinton was an award winning ...
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BROOKLYN BOROUGH CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 09, 2016
Thank you to Midwood High School and Coach Ms. Suzane Thomas for hosting the 2016 Brooklyn Debate Championships! Thank you also to the United States District Court at Brooklyn Borough Hall and Coach ...
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Thank you Coupons.com for Sponsorship!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 04, 2016
We thank the incredible team at Coupons.com for their sponsorship of the New York City Urban Debate League. You can learn more by visiting http://www.coupons.com/.  Every week we host debate ...
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Verizon and AOL Debate Invitational!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 02, 2016
Verizon/AOL Debate Invitational!  
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HS Senior Darlyn Liriano Accepted to Yale University and Princeton University!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 02, 2016
Congratulations to High School Senior Darlyn who helps run our Tabroom nearly every Saturday at tournaments. And we guess she's busy the rest of the week because she was just accepted to Yale ...
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High School City Championships Results!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 25, 2016
2 days, 4 divisions, 1 huge event! Thank you to everyone who joined us at the High School Citi Championship tournament! We're so excited to have our TOP varsity policy debaters from ACORN and ...
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Kirkland and Ellis Debate Night!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 25, 2016
Last night Kirkland & Ellis hosted 16 outstanding NYCUDL high school debaters for the Kirkland Ellis Debate Invitational! The two round tournament saw public forum debaters argue whether the US ...
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Queens Debate League Featured in the News!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 22, 2016
MS 202, Robert Goddard School's Debate Team featured in the Queens Chronicle. MS 202 tied for 1st Place at our March 5th tournament in the Bronx featuring over 30 schools and 300 students! Congrats ...
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Brooklyn Debate Team in the News!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 22, 2016
Check out this amazing article highlighting the scholars of Success Academy Bed-Stuy! Special shout-out to coach Patrick Salazar and his team for using debate to promote positive change and critical ...
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Alumni Erika Marte accepted to New York University Graduate School on Full Scholarship!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 21, 2016
Congratulations to NYCUDL Alumni Erika Marte who was accepted to New York University's Masters Degree program in Educational Leadership, Politics and Advocacy on a full scholarship! Erika besides ...
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Middle School City Championships Results!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 21, 2016
Middle School City Championships Results! Congratulations to NYC Middle School Debaters this weekend! 35 schools, 200 students, 100+ judges made the 2016 Middle School City Debate Championships ...
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MSQI DEBATE TOURNAMENT 3 RESULTS!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 06, 2016
Thank you everyone for attending MSQI Tournament #3!    This weekend 330 debaters from 29 schools participated in one of our largest debate tournaments of the year!  The topic was on military ...
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Alumni Erika Marte Building Debate Programs in South Africa!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 03, 2016
Shout outs to alumni Erika Marte! Erika was a New York City and New York State Debate Champion, winning 2nd Place Top Team at the State Championships and 2nd Place Top Speaker. This year she was ...
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NYCUDL Debaters Sweep the Lakeland/Westchester Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 29, 2016
Congratulations to the NYC UDL cleaning up at the Lakeland National Circuit tournament!
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February 27th The Great Debaters Movie @ The Manhattan Debate Center in celebration of African American History Month.  11:00am-2:00pm.

by Erik Fogel | Feb 13, 2016
In 2007 debaters from the Bronx School for Law Government and Justice were invited to the Red Carpet Premier of the movie The Great Debaters and met all the stars including Denzel Washington, Forest ...
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Sorangel Liriano's Welcoming Speech!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 12, 2016
Shout outs to Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice alumni, Sorangel Liriano, Sorangel was an award winning debater at Bronx Law, winner of the City Championships, full ride scholarship to ...
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NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña Visits Largest Middle School Debate Tournament in NYC History!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 12, 2016
This week we give shout outs to last weekend's tournament at Brooklyn Tech in partnership with the NYC Department of Education's Middle School Quality Initiative! This was the largest middle school ...
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New York City's National Speech & Debate Association's National Qualifier!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 12, 2016
The largest academic competition in the world is the national speech and debate championships hosted by the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA). Middle school teams can register for the ...
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Brown Rudnick Travel Team Competes at Harvard University!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 12, 2016
Brown Rudnick Travel Team Competes at Harvard University!
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New Coach Workshop in Public Forum Debate! Sign Up Now!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 12, 2016
New Coach Workshop in Public Forum Debate! Sign Up Now! 
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Largest NYC Middle School Debate Tournament in History!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 12, 2016
330 debaters, 167 debate teams, 166 judges, 29 schools, dozens of Debate Coaches and Teachers, Chancellor Fariña, NYC Councilmembers Antonio Reyonoso and Daniel Dromm - all came out for our second ...
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NYCUDL and South Orangetown Partnership featured in the News!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 12, 2016
NYCUDL and South Orangetown Partnership featured in the News! 
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Program Director, Aubrey Semple on Television Again! 

by Erik Fogel | Feb 12, 2016
When Republican Presidential frontrunner Donald Trump decided to skip this weekend's Republican Presidential Debate, there was immediate debate on the merits of his decision. Program Director, Aubrey ...
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2016 NYC Summer Debate Institute Registration Now Open!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 12, 2016
New York City Debate Institutes is the largest and longest summer debate program in the country.  Nearly every week from the first week of summer to the last week of summer we host summer debate ...
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Calvin Coolidge Cup Qualifying Tournament Results!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 10, 2016
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Largest NYC Middle School Debate Tournament Ever!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 02, 2016
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Introducing our Harlem Debate League Director, Megan Hess-Homeier!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 23, 2016
We are honored to announce that Megan Hess-Homeier is joining our Team to lead community based debate leagues as Director of the Harlem Debate League. We also thank the West Harlem Foundation for its ...
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MS 50 Debate Team Hosts NYC City Council Members and Deputy Chancellor of Education!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 23, 2016
MS 50 DEBATE TEAM HOSTS NYC CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS AND DEPUTY CHANCELLOR OF EDUCATION! January 23, 2016 On January 12, new Principal Ben Honoroff, joined by Deputy Chancellor Phil Weinberg, the Middle ...
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Elementary School Scrimmage Results!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 17, 2016
Thank you to Coach Tyler Beattie, PS 161 and elementary schools for hosting an incredible workshop and scrimmage for elementary school students over the weekend at PS 161. Click below for complete ...
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January 16th MS Public Forum Tournament Results!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 17, 2016
This weekend, 84 teams, and over 160 debaters participated in our January public forum debate tournament at KAPPA VI in Queens. Huge shout outs to KAPPA VI and the Queens Debate League for hosting ...
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Travel Team Newark Invitational Tournament Results!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 11, 2016
Congratulations to NYC teams that won top awards at the tournament!  In Novice Quarterfinals - NYC teams represented in every Quarter Finals Round!  Congratulations to Sekou Cisse who participated in ...
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January 9th MS Parliamentary Tournament Results

by Erik Fogel | Jan 09, 2016
Congratulations to everyone who competed at Saturday's tournament. Almost 250 middle school debaters joined us and we can't wait to see you again on February 6th at Bronx Science! A special shout out ...
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Debate News from our Facebook Page!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 06, 2016
Middle school parliamentary coaches have until 5pm to register on Speechwire for the 1st tournament of the 2016! The January 9th tournament will be held in Harlem at PS 180/Hugo Newman College Prep ...
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Debate News from our Facebook Page!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 04, 2016
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Debate News from our Facebook Page!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 04, 2016
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Debate News from our Facebook Page!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 04, 2016
The Harlem Debate League is hosting the first middle school parliamentary tournament of 2016 in just 5 days! We encourage our friends, supporters and alumni home from college to join us for this ...
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Debate News from our Facebook Page!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 04, 2016
Join us for the 1st Harlem Debate League tournament of 2016 at PS 180/Hugo Newman College Preparatory School this Saturday, January 9th! Sign up to judge and see our amazing middle school ...
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Debate News from our Facebook Page!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 03, 2016
DEBATE AS THE NEXT EVENT IN THE OLYMPICS?? Cool article from high school debater on why debate should be a sport! ...
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Congratulations to Stuyvesant HS at the Electric City Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 06, 2015
Congratulations to Stuyvesant HS at the Electric City Debate Tournament in Scranton, PA!! Congrats to Fabrizio & Wargo (6th Place Overall Seeded Team), Ng & Fomina (8th overall seeded team and ...
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Congratulations to Manhattan Debate Teams at the Princeton University Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 06, 2015
Congratulations to NYC debate teams at the Princeton University Tournament!!! Congratulations to Success Academy’s Sekou Cisse (13th Place Top Speaker, Varsity LD, and our summer debate camp ...
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Brooklyn Tech Heading to the Tournament of Champions!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 06, 2015
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Inner-city schools suffer when 'debaters' go silent

by Erik Fogel | Nov 22, 2015
By Erwin Chemerinsky
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Good Luck to Queens Debate Teams at Princeton University!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 21, 2015
Good luck to our Public Forum debaters who are on their way to Princeton University in December to compete at one of the nation's top debate tournaments in public forum debate. The topic for ...
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Brooklyn Tech Debate Team Wins Bid to Prestigious Scranton Round Robin Invitational Tournament!  Only 9 teams from across the nation are invited! 

by Erik Fogel | Nov 21, 2015
Congratulations to Brooklyn Technical High School's debaters, Karease Quashie & Olivia Cherry who received a bid to the "Electric City" Round Robin! We are continuing to follow their journey as they ...
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NYC Debate Club Thanksgiving Party

by Erik Fogel | Nov 21, 2015
Thank you to those attending our Thanksgiving Party and Debate Workshop at the Manhattan Debate Center on Saturday. Thank you to Coach Daniel Mandell for leading this Saturday's workshop and Eljona ...
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Brooklyn High School Debate Tournament #2 Results (Public Forum & Parliamentary Debate)

by Erik Fogel | Nov 21, 2015
Thank you to the Brooklyn Debate League and Sunset Park HS for hosting our monthly high school public forum and parliamentary debate tournament!  72 debate teams, 153 debaters, and over 50 judges ...
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Brooklyn High School Tournament #2 Results (Policy Debate)

by Erik Fogel | Nov 21, 2015
Thank you to the Brooklyn Debate League and ACORN Community HS for hosting New York City's monthly policy debate tournament. 58 debate teams, 116 debaters, and over 50 judges participated to make ...
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NYC Debate Center Presents Eli Jacobs!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 14, 2015
Every Saturday the NYC Urban Debate League hosts debate workshops facilitated by master debate coaches and alumni. Today, Eli Jacobs (see full biography below) presented a workshop on Impact ...
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Middle School Parliamentary Debate Tournament #2 Results!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 14, 2015
Thank you for attending our second middle school parliamentary debate tournament!  22 schools participated! 87 debate teams competed!   122 judges volunteered for the day! 241 students middle school ...
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Middle School Public Forum Debate Tournament #2 Results!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 06, 2015
Thank you to Thomas C. Giordano Middle School 45, for hosting our middle school public forum debate tournament for the Bronx Debate League! We had over 50 debate teams and over 100 students ...
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HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE TOURNAMENT #1 RESULTS!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 24, 2015
On 10/24 we hosted our first high school tournament of the year at Maspeth HS! Thank you so much for the Maspeth HS Debate Team to host!  This was a record high school tournament for us - the largest ...
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Middle School Public Forum Tournament #1 Results!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 23, 2015
Thank you to Hunters Point Community Middle School for hosting our first middle school public forum and policy debate tournament of the year!  Shout outs to the Hunters Point Community Middle School ...
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NYC Urban Debate League and MSQI Debate Featured in Riverdale Press!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 19, 2015
On Oct. 7, IN-Tech Academy’s middle school debate program was gearing up for its first competition of the season. Only in its second year, the program went from five students in January to 12 by ...
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MSQI DEBATE TOURNAMENT #1 RESULTS!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 19, 2015
Thank you to everyone who made yesterday's largest MSQI tournament possible (especially our hosts MS 88!) We had so many coaches, judges, volunteers and parents pitch in to make the day a huge ...
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NYC Debaters Triumph at National Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 19, 2015
Congratulations to NYCUDL debaters and schools for incredible performance at the NYC Invitational at the Bronx High School of Science this weekend!
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This Week at the Manhattan Debate Center!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 11, 2015
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Middle School Parliamentary Tournament #1 Results (Manhattan/Harlem Debate Leagues)

by Erik Fogel | Oct 11, 2015
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NYC Debate League Rings the Bell for the Closing of the NASDAQ!

by admin | Sep 19, 2015
We're ringing the bell for the close of NASDAQ!  The NYC Debate League was honored to join some of New York City's top nonprofit youth education groups to ring the bell for the closing of the NASDAQ! ...
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NYC DEBATER SELECTED TO JOIN THE USA DEBATE TEAM!

by admin | Sep 19, 2015
Congratulations to Bronx High School of Science's Julia Lauer who was selected of one out of nine students in the entire nation to join the USA Debate Team which travels across the world to debate! ...
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Become a Presidential Scholar and Meet the President!

by admin | Sep 19, 2015
Thanks to the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues, urban debate leagues across the nation have been invited to be a nominating partner organization for the Presidential Scholars Program. The ...
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Yale University High School Invitational Coming Soon!

by admin | Sep 04, 2015
The Yale University Tournament is coming up in September! Click below for the full tournament invitation!  NYCUDL debaters have reach elimination rounds every year at the Yale University Tournament ...
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Georgetown Day Travel Tournament Coming Up!

by admin | Sep 04, 2015
The following is tournament information for the Georgetown Day Tournament for all interested debaters!
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Alumni Spotlight! Alumni Returning to the Classroom as Teachers!

by admin | Sep 04, 2015
ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT! ALUMNI RETURNING TO THE CLASSROOM AS TEACHERS! 
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MS 50 USING DEBATE TO CHANGE A SCHOOL!

by admin | Sep 04, 2015
NEW PRINCIPAL CHARGES AHEAD WITH SIGHTS ON TURNING MS 50’S FORTUNES AROUND SEPTEMBER 3, 2015 BY TANAY WARERKAR
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"Winning the Debate" Article!

by admin | Sep 04, 2015
The Queens Debate League and Maspeth High School were recently featured in the Queens Chronicle on September 3rd. Article excerpt below -
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Maspeth High School & Queens Debate League in the News!

by admin | Aug 31, 2015
 
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BROOKLYN DEBATE LEAGUE IN THE NEWS!

by admin | Aug 31, 2015
MS 50 HOSTS SUMMER DEBATE INSTITUTE TO STEM SUMMER READING LOSS AUGUST 19, 2015 BY GREENPOINT GAZETTE
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QUEENS SUMMER DEBATE TOURNAMENT RESULTS!

by admin | Aug 30, 2015
The Queens Debate League and Queens Summer Debate Institute hosted its third summer debate tournament. Congratulations to all participants!
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BROOKLYN MSQI DEBATE TOURNAMENT RESULTS!

by admin | Aug 30, 2015
The Brooklyn Debate League and the NYC Department of Education's Middle School Quality Initiative partnered up to host the Brooklyn MSQI Summer Debate Institute.  The MSQI debate initiative uses an ...
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MANHATTAN HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER DEBATE TOURNAMENT RESULTS

by admin | Aug 09, 2015
Our Manhattan High School Summer Debate Tournament concluded last week with Dan’s Debates!  Thanks to Councilmember Dan Garodnick for hosting another summer of debates! This is the third consecutive ...
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MANHATTAN MIDDLE SCHOOL TOURNAMENT RESULTS!

by admin | Aug 09, 2015
Our Manhattan Middle School Summer Debate Tournament concluded last week with Dan's Debates!  Thanks to Councilmember Dan Garodnick for hosting another summer of debates! This is the third ...
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HARLEM SUMMER DEBATE INSTITUTE BEGINS!

by admin | Jul 12, 2015
For many years there were no schools in Harlem that had competitive debate teams.  This is now changing.  And this week the Third Annual Harlem Summer Debate Institute reflected this change with over ...
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SUMMER DEBATE TOURNAMENT RESULTS - JULY 10TH 2015

by admin | Jul 11, 2015
NYC Summer Debate Camp Season has begun! The first NYC Summer Debate Tournament was held at Columbia University on Friday, June 10th. The Tournament was the culminating event of the 2015 Harlem ...
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MAYOR DE BLASIO DELIVERS BROOKLYN TECH COMMENCEMENT SPEECH ON DEBATE!

by admin | Jun 27, 2015
Brooklyn Tech HS hosted its graduation ceremony last week and one of its graduates is the New York State Champion, Dante deBlasio.  Dante, who is heading to Yale University in the fall, received an ...
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NATIONAL URBAN DEBATE CONFERENCE

by admin | Jun 21, 2015
The first week of June featured the annual Urban Debate League Directors and Staff Conference in Chicago, Illinois. The week featured meetings, workshops and best practices from across over 20 urban ...
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MSQI City Championships Tournament Results

by admin | Jun 21, 2015
The Middle School Quality Initiative's Debate Championships was on Friday, June  12 at the Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College in Harlem. The debate topic for the day was Resolved: The US ...
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#2 AT THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS!!!

by admin | Jun 21, 2015
The National Speech and Debate Association's National Championships is the largest academic competition in the world with thousands of students across the world from dozens of students participating. ...
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NYC DEBATE VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION NIGHT!

by admin | Jun 20, 2015
June 12th was our last debate tournament of the year and so we now celebrate an incredible season with 1200+ debaters, 29 tournaments, and 10,000+ debate rounds.  Historic. None of this could be ...
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The Kallos Debates 2015!

by admin | May 31, 2015
Thank you to NYC Council Member Ben Kallos, Communications Director Sarah Anders, Principal Klann, the Julia Richman Education Complex Schools, and the 200+ students, teachers, volunteers and staff ...
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MIDDLE SCHOOL QUALITY INITIATIVE DEBATE CHAMPIONSHIPS!  JUNE 12TH

by admin | May 30, 2015
“There is no better activity that will develop essential academic, professional,  and life skills than  dedicated involvement in speech and debate.”  --  Minh A. Luong, Yale University Professor
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Teach for America Innovation Award Finalist!

by admin | May 30, 2015
The New York City Urban Debate League was selected as one of the top ten new alumni education organizations in the United States by Teach for America.  We spent last week with the other incredible ...
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THE KALLOS DEBATES!

by admin | May 24, 2015
Link to Kallos Debates Flier
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A Great Debater.

by admin | May 24, 2015
This year we are proud to partner with Monmouth University and Asbury Park High School.  Asbury Park High School has attended several of our tournaments and won top awards.  Monmouth University ...
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NYC URBAN DEBATE LEAGUE FEATURED IN MANHATTAN FAMILY MAGAZINE!

by admin | May 24, 2015
ROOM FOR DEBATE By Shnieka L. Johnson
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Middle School Championships Tournament Results!

by admin | May 18, 2015
This weekend we celebrated with the NYC Middle School Debate Championships Tournament!  For two days the top teams from across the city debated in parliamentary debate, policy debate, public forum ...
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TEAM USA DEBATE CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!

by admin | May 12, 2015
This week we are honored to announce our partnership with the Calvin Coolidge Foundation!  Among its many education initiatives, the  Calvin Coolidge Foundation hosts the Worlds School Debate Camp ...
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May Middle School Public Forum Debate Tournament Results!

by admin | May 05, 2015
Public Forum Team Awards
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NYCUDL Elementary School Debater Introduces Legislation Before the NY State Assembly!

by admin | May 01, 2015
NYCUDL Elementary School Debater Introduces Legislation
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Now Hiring! Full Time Development Coordinator Needed!

by admin | May 01, 2015
The NYCUDL is the largest and fastest growing debate league in the country! Serving over 100 schools and 1000 students each month! We are looking to hire a League Development Coordinator this summer! ...
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DEBATE NIGHT WITH BEVERIDGE AND DIAMOND!

by admin | Apr 30, 2015
Thank you to Beveridge and Diamond for hosting the Beverage and Diamond Environmental Debate Night!  Beveridge and Diamond is a law firm specializing in environmental law.  The debate topics were on ...
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NYC HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE TOURNAMENT # 6 RESULTS!

by admin | Apr 30, 2015
Thanks everyone for attending our April High School Tournament!  Thank you to William Cullen Bryant High School and the Queens Debate League for hosting!!  Congratulations to all participants and all ...
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The New York City Public Debate Program!

by admin | Apr 19, 2015
We wanted to thank Louis Vuitton, Beveridge and Diamond, Bank of America, Intelligence Squared, IDEAS City, New Museum, NY Historical Society, Kirkland and Ellis, and many of our other citywide ...
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April 25th High School Debate Tournament!

by admin | Apr 19, 2015
NYCUDL April HS Debate Tournament
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NYC Urban Debate League Featured in the Chancellor's Letter

by admin | Apr 19, 2015
Our partnership with the New York City Urban Debate League was featured in the Chancellor's Letter, highlighting the impact of scholastic debate.  On March 28th the NYC Urban Debate League and Bronx ...
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Summer Youth Job Opportunities this Summer!

by admin | Apr 12, 2015
SUMMER DEBATE JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEW YORK CITY YOUTH! 
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The National Urban Debate League's National Championship Tournament

by admin | Apr 12, 2015
Urban Debate League National Championships Guide
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DAVID'S DEBATES RESULTS!

by admin | Apr 12, 2015
This is the first year of David's Debates!  David's Debates is New York City's National Qualifying Tournament for the National Association of Urban Debate League's National Championships. The top two ...
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THE KIRKLAND AND ELLIS NATIONAL QUALIFIER RESULTS!

by admin | Apr 12, 2015
Thank you to Kirkland and Ellis for sponsoring the second annual Kirkland and Ellis National Qualifier Tournament!  The top NYC teams in public forum and parliamentary debate competed for ...
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MSQI Tournament #3 Results

by admin | Mar 28, 2015
Thank you everyone for attending the Middle School Quality Initiative (MSQI) Debate Tournament #3!  25 schools, over 108 debate teams, and over 200 debaters participated in the tournament - our ...
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THE IMPACT OF MSQI DEBATE ON ACADEMICS!

by admin | Mar 27, 2015
Debate Rationale and Program Description https://sites.google.com/site/schools-nyc-gov-msqi-teams-edition-backup/literacy-instruction/msqi-debate-tournaments/debate-rational-and-program-description
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Participating MSQI Schools and Teachers!

by admin | Mar 27, 2015
We would like to give a huge shout out to the participating schools and teachers that have pioneered debate education opportunities with the Middle School Quality Initiative. Being a debate coach is ...
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MSQI DEBATE TOURNAMENT #2 RESULTS!

by admin | Mar 27, 2015
MSQI Debate Results - October 2014 Dear Colleagues, Thank you to MS 45 for hosting our first MSQI Debate Tournament of the 2014-2015 school year, and thank you to all the students and coaches who ...
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MSQI DEBATE TOURNAMENT #2 RESULTS!

by admin | Mar 27, 2015
MSQI Debate Results - January 2015 https://sites.google.com/site/schools-nyc-gov-msqi-teams-edition-backup/literacy-instruction/msqi-debate-tournaments/debate-results---january-2015
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COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY HOSTS NYC URBAN DEBATE LEAGUE PANEL ON THE IMPACT OF URBAN DEBATE

by admin | Mar 24, 2015
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GIRLS DEBATE LEAGUE TOURNAMENT!

by admin | Mar 23, 2015
GIRLS DEBATE LEAGUE SPRING TOURNAMENT RESULTS
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NEW YORK CITY HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS!

by admin | Mar 23, 2015
Team Awards
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The Kirkland & Ellis National Qualifying Tournament

by admin | Mar 21, 2015
In Advanced Public Forum Debate Semifinal's Maspeth High School's Arielle Gallegos and Victoria Panata will debate Mott Hall's Sarah Alvira and Joel Cruz.  In the other semifinals round,  Queens High ...
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David's Debate: The NYC Policy Debate National Qualifier

by admin | Mar 21, 2015
Location for the final four of the Policy Debate City Championships: ACORN Community HS - 561 Grand Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11238 
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DANTE DE BLASIO AND SAMUEL ELUTO WIN STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS!

by admin | Mar 21, 2015
EDITOR'S NOTE: NYCUDL Debaters Dante de Blasio and Samuel Eluto win State Debate Championships! Congrats to Brooklyn Tech for sweeping Varsity and Junior Varsity Debate at States! Congratulations to ...
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NEW YORK TIMES FEATURES NYCUDL STATE CHAMPION DEBATER, DANTE DE BLASIO!

by admin | Mar 21, 2015
Dante de Blasio, Mayor’s Fast-Talking Son, Is a State Debate Champion  By ELIZABETH A. HARRIS MARCH 19, 2015 http://nyti.ms/1Gv66vT In a classroom in Lower Manhattan, two pairs of debaters fired off ...
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MIDDLE SCHOOL SPEECH TOURNAMENT!

by admin | Mar 18, 2015
Harlem School for the Arts and NYCUDL
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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS TOURNAMENT!

by admin | Mar 18, 2015
NYCUDL Elementary School City Championships  PS 149Q On behalf of the New York City Urban Debate League, you are cordially invited to the NYCUDL  Elementary School City Championships on March 21, ...
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NEW YORK CITY HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

by admin | Mar 18, 2015
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Kirkland & Ellis National Qualifier!

by admin | Mar 17, 2015
At the end of the school year are the National Championship Debate Tournaments!  These include the Tournament of Champions, the National Speech and Debate Association's National Championship, the ...
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NYCUDL DEBATERS SWEEP STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS!

by admin | Mar 17, 2015
Last Saturday, Stuyvesant High School hosted the New York State Championships!  Hundreds of high school and middle school debaters from across New York State competed in the largest statewide debate ...
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Middle School Public Forum and Policy Debate Tournament Results!

by admin | Mar 09, 2015
Public Forum and Policy Debate Team Awards
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MIDDLE SCHOOL PARLIAMENTARY DEBATE TOURNAMENT RESULTS!

by admin | Mar 09, 2015
Parliamentary Debate Team Awards
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NYCUDL DEBATERS TRIUMPH AT THE WESTCHESTER CLASSIC TOURNAMENT

by admin | Mar 02, 2015
TOURNAMENT INVITATION
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Statement on Dr. Neil Berch

by admin | Mar 02, 2015
Statement on Dr. Neil Berch   Dr. Neil Berch, Associate Professor of Political Science of West Virginia University, receiving degrees from Princeton University and the University of Washington and ...
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Aubrey Semple Honored as one of NYC's Top After School Educators!

by admin | Feb 27, 2015
Click here for video of Aubrey's Acceptance Speech
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HS City Champs Parliamentary Debate Topic Vote!

by admin | Feb 24, 2015
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NYC HIGH SCHOOL CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS INVITATION!

by admin | Feb 24, 2015
Hi Everyone!  You are cordially invited to attend the The New York City High School Debate Championships. Please click below for the tournament schedule and invitation.  Each high school in the city ...
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HS Parliamentary Debate Tournament Topic Nominations

by admin | Feb 23, 2015
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COMMUNICATION SKILLS #1 SKILL IN LIFE!

by admin | Feb 21, 2015
A new study by the Pew Research Center found that the majority of Americans believe that communication skills are the most important life skill.  "The answer was clear. Across the board, more ...
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NYC HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE LEAGUE TOURNAMENT #4 RESULTS!

by admin | Feb 21, 2015
Today was the day of our Winter Break Debate High School Tournament with the Bronx Debate League! Thank you to Bronx Collaborative High School for hosting the tournament!  Thank you so much to Coach ...
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NYC TEAMS QUALIFYING TO THE LARGEST ACADEMIC COMPETITION IN THE WORLD!

by admin | Feb 21, 2015
Congratulations to Maspeth High School! Brooklyn Tech! Congratulations to Bronx Science! Congratulations to Health Professions!  Congratulations to Stuyvesant High School! Congratulations to these ...
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NO BREAK FOR DEBATE!

by admin | Feb 21, 2015
Today is the day of our Winter Break Debate High School Tournament with the Bronx Debate League! Thank you to Bronx Collaborative High School for hosting the tournament.  Thank you so much to over a ...
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Newest edition of the Rostrum!

by admin | Feb 18, 2015
Check out the latest edition of Rostrum, click here.  This issue explores the value of upholding the Code of Honor. Lots of other fantastic articles on debate, coaching debate, debate opportunities ...
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New York City Travel Team Dominates the Harvard Tournament!

by admin | Feb 18, 2015
The NYC Travel Debate Team travels to monthly out of state tournaments including Yale, Harvard, Georgetown, and many other tournaments during the year and our schools consistently win these ...
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Brooklyn Tech Qualifies for the Tournament of Champions... Again!!!!!!!!!!

by admin | Feb 16, 2015
The Harvard University High School Invitational is the largest and most competitive high school tournament in the nation.  Over 96 Varsity teams from across the nation competed.  Huge congratulations ...
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Smithsonian Latino Center Young Ambassadors Program!

by admin | Feb 16, 2015
The Smithsonian Latino Center,  a division of the Smithsonian Institution, works to  ensure that Latino contributions to art, science, and the humanities are highlighted, understood, and advanced ...
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5 NYC DEBATE TEAMS REACH ELIMINATION ROUNDS AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY!

by admin | Feb 15, 2015
Update from Brown Rudnick Travel Team: After 4 rounds of debates at the Harvard National Invitational, 5 teams from ACORN Community and Brooklyn Technical High School have qualified for the ...
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Welcome to William Grady Career and Technical High School!

by admin | Feb 15, 2015
Welcome to William Grady Career and Technical High School, newest member of the NYC Debate League and Queens Debate League!  Thank you to Coach Maylene Haynes and Principal Tarah Montalbano for ...
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Valentines Day Debate Invitational Results!

by admin | Feb 15, 2015
Shout outs to everyone for our First Valentines Day Debate Invitational Tournament!  Thank you to One World Middle School and the Bronx Debate League for hosting the Tournament!  The debate topics of ...
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Valentine's Day Debate Invitational!

by admin | Feb 14, 2015
What better date on Valentines Day than Debate! New York City's First Valentines Day Debate Invitational!!! Debate topics include: (1) This House believes the Common Core does more harm than good; ...
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Welcome to Tech International Charter School!

by admin | Feb 12, 2015
Welcome to new school, Tech International Charter School!! Newest member of the NYC and Bronx Debate Leagues!  Huge shout outs to coach Jasmine White for starting the school's debate team!  Newest ...
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New York City Debate Featured in Radio Talk Show with Professor Steve Llano!

by admin | Feb 12, 2015
Thank you to Dr. Stephen Llano of St. John's University for having us on his Podcast "In the Bin" - one of the most top rated debate podcasts in the nation. Click here for the show ...
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Welcome Democracy Prep Charter High School!

by admin | Feb 12, 2015
Welcome to one of our newest high schools, Democracy Prep!  The Democracy Prep network is a network of open-enrollment, high performing, "no excuses" public charter schools operating in New York ...
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Welcome to the Birch Wathen Lenox School!

by admin | Feb 11, 2015
Welcome to one of our newest schools in the Manhattan Debate League, The Birch Wathen Lenox School!  Honor to have such an incredible school join the league!  Awesome to meet such an incredible ...
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Welcome to George Washington Carver High School for the Sciences!

by admin | Feb 11, 2015
Welcome George Washington Carver High School for the Sciences to the Debate League!  We are honored to have your school join the league!  The NYC High School Debate Program is one of the most ...
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Intelligence Squared Debate Night Tonight!

by admin | Feb 11, 2015
Today! Intelligence Squared February Debate Night!!!!  We thank all of this month's participating schools - PS 161, Success Academy, IS 230, Lakeland, Berkeley Carroll, Frederick Douglas Academy, One ...
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Celebrate Aubrey on February 26th!

by admin | Feb 05, 2015
February 26th at the famous Cipriani!!!  Celebrate Aubrey Semple, Program Director of the New York City Urban Debate LEague.  The PASEsetter Awards Benefit celebrates innovation and excellence in ...
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Fallacies Infographic!

by admin | Feb 05, 2015
Great resource for teachers and students on teaching the fallacies.  The fallacies are critical in debate because it teaches debaters to think of multiple ways to deconstruct and argument. 
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The Grammy Awards for After School Education!

by admin | Feb 04, 2015
The Grammy Awards are this Sunday, but the NYC After School Awards Reception was celebrated yesterday night!! The Partnership for After School Education selects the top five after school educators in ...
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NEW YORK CITY URBAN DEBATE LEAGUE HONORED AS ONE OF THE CITY'S TOP NONPROFITS SERVING NYC YOUTH!

by admin | Jan 31, 2015
The new year kicks off with an honor by the Catalog for Giving!  Every three years The Catalog scours the City, and selects the “best of the best” small young programs serving NYC youth.  For the ...
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Mayor Visits Debate Tournament

by admin | Jan 27, 2015
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1/2 of Intel Science Talent Search are on their school's Debate & Speech Team!

by admin | Jan 26, 2015
Wow!  1/2 of the top 40 of the Intel Science Talent Search are also members of their high school's debate and speech teams!  https://student.societyforscience.org/intel-sts-2015-finalists
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DEBATE ALUMNI DOMINATE 30 UNDER 30!

by admin | Jan 26, 2015
Amazing article by Forbes magazine on the benefits of debate. Each year Forbes Magazine recognizes the top 30 young leaders under the age of 30. And this year 23 of the 30 were member of their high ...
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NYCUDL Program Director Aubrey Semple Wins Top After School Award!

by admin | Jan 23, 2015
 
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NYC Travel Team Wins Big at Massachusets!

by admin | Jan 19, 2015
As we move into a new week of debate in the NYCUDL, we've concluded a great weekend of debates in NYC and outward. The Brown Rudnick Travel Team attended the 2015 Lexington Winter Invitational at ...
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NYC PUBLIC FORUM DEBATE TOURNAMENT # 4 RESULTS (1/17/15)

by admin | Jan 16, 2015
School Sweepstakes Awards
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Happy Birthday to Great Debater James Farmer

by admin | Jan 13, 2015
Happy Birthday to a Great Debater - James Farmer! "Farmer’s original training at Wiley College in debate, laid an important civic groundwork that made him what Denzel Washington immortalized in his ...
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Middle School Parliamentary Tournament Results (1/10/15)

by admin | Jan 09, 2015
School Sweepstakes Awards
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Happy Holidays!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 26, 2014
Happy Holidays Everyone!
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Bank of America Debate Invitational Coming Soon!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 14, 2014
Thank you to Bank of America for hosting our first Bank of America Debate Invitational in January for our top teams in public forum debate.  Thank you to Yaira Brito, Gretchen Garnecho, and Bank of ...
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Beveridge & Diamond Invitational Coming Soon!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 14, 2014
Thank you to Beveridge & Diamond for hosting the Beveridge & Diamond Debate Invitational on January 28th for our top public forum debate teams!  Beveridge & Diamond, which specializes in ...
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NYC High School #2 Tournament Results

by Erik Fogel | Dec 14, 2014
NEW YORK CITY HIGH SCHOOL TOURNAMENT #2 12/13/14 TOURNAMENT RESULTS! School Sweepstakes Awards 1st Place - Brooklyn Technical High School 2nd Place - Institute for Collaborative Education 3rd Place - ...
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NYC Celebrates Last Tournament of 2014!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 14, 2014
This week we celebrate our last Tournament of 2014!!!!  Yesterday,  December 13th, we hosted our second high school tournament of the year with 87 high school debate teams, 156 debaters, and 76 ...
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NYC Middle School Tournament #3 Results!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 07, 2014
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Largest Middle School Tournament in NYC History with 500+ Debaters!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 07, 2014
This week we celebrate our Middle School and Elementary School Debaters!  Over 500 students competed this weekend, 161 judges volunteered, and 39 schools participated in the largest middle school ...
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Manhattan Celebrates First Middle School Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 17, 2014
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MSQI Tournament #1 Results!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 17, 2014
 
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NYC Middle School Tournament #2 Results!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 17, 2014
A huge shout outs for our Middle School Conference #2!   Thank you to ACORN Community High School and One World Middle School for hosting.   Thank you to all the schools, teachers, parents, students, ...
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NYC Middle School Tournament #2 Results!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 02, 2014
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NYC Debater Wins Columbia University Scholarship!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 20, 2014
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NYC Debaters Win Bid to the Tournament of Champions!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 18, 2014
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West Harlem Invitational Tournament Results

by Erik Fogel | Oct 18, 2014
WEST HARLEM FOUNDATION DEBATE INVITATIONAL!
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#1 at Monticello!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 11, 2014
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Why Every School Should Teach Public Speaking!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 08, 2014
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NYC Debaters win Top Awards in Washington DC!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 27, 2014
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#1 AT YALE UNIVERSITY

by Erik Fogel | Sep 20, 2014
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Introducing our New Program Director!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 09, 2014
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Elementary School Debaters Prepare for the Summer Elementary School Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Aug 03, 2014
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Congratulations to NYCUDL Debate Coach William Cheung for Winning Fulbright Scholarship!

by Erik Fogel | Aug 03, 2014
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Thank You Brown Rudnick!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 31, 2014
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Application Deadline for USA Debate Team!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 25, 2014
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Debate Closes Gender Gap in Politics!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 25, 2014
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Celebrate Debate!

by Erik Fogel | Jun 22, 2014
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CONGRATULATIONS TO VINCE BINDER DEBATE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS!

by Erik Fogel | Jun 22, 2014
The Vincent J. Binder Urban Debate Scholars Award   History: Vincent (Vince) Binder was born November 25, 1980, in Brooklyn, New York, and grew up in Jupiter, Florida. It was at Jupiter High School ...
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The MSQI Championships!

by Erik Fogel | Jun 16, 2014
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Debate as the Ultimate SAT Test Prep!!!

by Erik Fogel | Jun 16, 2014
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Debate Coach Upsets Election!

by Erik Fogel | Jun 15, 2014
Article excerpted from - http://atr.rollcall.com/dave-brat-about-eric-cantor/?dcz
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Good Luck to NYC Debaters Competing at the National Championships!

by Erik Fogel | Jun 08, 2014
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Thank You Sesame Street!

by Erik Fogel | Jun 07, 2014
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Remembering Coach Sodikow

by Erik Fogel | May 11, 2014
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NYC Takes 1st Place Top Speaker at the National Urban Debate Championships!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 13, 2014
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International Public Policy Forum Championships in New York City!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 12, 2014
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SUMMER DEBATE CAMP REGISTRATION!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 10, 2014
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Battle of the Boroughs (4/5/14) Tournament Results!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 07, 2014
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New York State Championships Results!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 01, 2014
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NYC DEBATER WINS TOP SCHOLARSHIPS!!!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 08, 2014
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KIRKLAND & ELLIS HOSTS NYC VARSITY NATIONAL QUALIFIER!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 08, 2014
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NYCUDL SWEEPS TOP AWARDS AT THE WESTCHESTER CLASSIC!!!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 08, 2014
Maspeth High School's ’s Jordy and Horia made it to the Octafinals and Aleks and Valerie made it up to the semi-finals at this weekend's debate tournament. Jordy ranked 9th and Horia 10th out of 140 ...
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Urban Debate League Championships Coming Soon!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 08, 2014
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NY State Debate Championships Coming Up!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 08, 2014
http://nysdca.org/tournament/ NYSDCA State Tournament The fourth annual NYSDCA State Tournament will take place on March 29-30, 2014, at the Bronx High School of Science. Bronx Science is located ...
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Debate Key to Leadership Skills!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 04, 2014
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NYCUDL Sweeps the Westchester Classic!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 02, 2014
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ACORN High School Community Dominates the Westchester Classic!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 02, 2014
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NATIONAL URBAN DEBATE CHAMPIONSHIPS!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 01, 2014
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NYC DOMINATES THE HARVARD DEBATE TOURNAMENT!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 01, 2014
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Bronx Law Runner Up at the Harvard Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 01, 2014
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New York State Debate Championships Coming Up!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 01, 2014
NYSDCA State Tournament (Article excerpted from  http://nysdca.org/tournament/) The fourth annual NYSDCA State Tournament will take place on March 29-30, 2014, at the Bronx High School of Science. ...
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Remembering One of the Greatest Debaters!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 28, 2014
Henrietta Bell Wells, a Pioneering Debater, Dies at 96 Article Excerpted from - http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/12/us/12wells.html?_r=0 Wiley College Melvin B. Tolson, second from left, with Henrietta ...
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BRONX REPRESENTS AT THE HARVARD ROUND ROBIN!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 15, 2014
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Top Debater in the Country!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 15, 2014
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URBAN DEBATER OF THE YEAR $1000 SCHOLARSHIP!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 15, 2014
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Laura Marano New Show on Being a High School Debater!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 15, 2014
Laura Marano
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New York Historical Society Public Debate!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 09, 2014
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Sign Up for the Westchester Classic Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 09, 2014
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Sign Up for the NY Regional to Qualify for Nationals!!!!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 09, 2014
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Citizens Committee for New York City's High School Debate Championships!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 09, 2014
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Sign Up for the NY State Debate Championships Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 09, 2014
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MARCH & APRIL PUBLIC FORUM TOPIC ANNOUNCED!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 07, 2014
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Debate Night at Macquarie!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 07, 2014
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Scholarship Deadline!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 07, 2014
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NYCUDL Teams Dominate Metro Hudson Debate League Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 03, 2014
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Debater Becomes Rapper!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 01, 2014
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Good Luck to our Debaters This Weekend!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 01, 2014
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January & February Chemical Sciences Debates!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 01, 2014
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Thank You Teach for America!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 01, 2014
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Sister Urban Debate League in the News!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 01, 2014
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New York Debate On Presidential Warpowers!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 01, 2014
Article Excerpted From - http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20140119/NEWS01/301190056/Debate-wartime-presidential-powers-set
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Debate Night @ Kirkland & Ellis!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 01, 2014
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Jackie Oakes Retires After 25 Years of Service to Speech & Debate!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 31, 2014
Please join us in thanking Jackie Oakes for her incredible service! All our schools are members of the National Speech and Debate League.  And all our students are honorary members of the National ...
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NYC Urban Debate League Honored by Teach for America!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 30, 2014
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NYC HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE TOURNAMENT #3!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 26, 2014
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NEW YORK CITY DEBATERS MAKE HISTORY - 4 DIFFERENT SCHOOLS HEADING TO THE TOCS!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 26, 2014
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Goldman Sachs Hosts Great Debaters!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 26, 2014
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Partnering Up with Fish & Richardson Law Firm!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 26, 2014
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NYC Young Professionals for Debate Meet Up!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 26, 2014
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Binghamton Online Debate Tournament

by Erik Fogel | Jan 26, 2014
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Wiley College - Home of the Original Great Debaters - Sees Enrollment Soar with Revived Debate Team!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 26, 2014
Wiley College sees enrollment soar with revived debate team (Article excerpted from the Dallas Morning News) ...
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MOVE OVER BASKETBALL, MAKE ROOM FOR DEBATE!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 26, 2014
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NYC DEBATERS WIN TOP AWARDS AT LEXINGTON!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 26, 2014
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NYC DEBATERS UNDEFEATED AT EMORY!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 26, 2014
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New York City Dominates Top National Debate Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 20, 2014
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ACORN Wins Big at the Lexington Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 20, 2014
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BRONX CLOSES OUT NATIONAL DEBATE TOURNAMENT!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 20, 2014
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THE POWER OF URBAN DEBATE!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 19, 2014
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Thank You to Wharton Business School & PennPac!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 18, 2014
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NYC Debate Recognized as Top Civic Nonprofit!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 18, 2014
THE CIVIC ACCELERATOR The Points of Light Civic Accelerator invests in and supports seed stage social ventures that solve pressing social and environmental issues by engaging people. What People Are ...
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Record Expansion for the NYC Urban Debate League!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 18, 2014
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The National Speech & Debate Association!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 18, 2014
Article Excerpted from http://www.nationalforensicleague.org/aspx/nav.aspx?navid=546 FAQs: What's In a Name?
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Scholarships Available to Debaters!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 18, 2014
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THE ONE SECOND CHANGE THAT WILL DRAMATICALLY IMPROVE YOUR SPEECHES

by Erik Fogel | Jan 18, 2014
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Education Week Profiles Urban Debate!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 18, 2014
Article Excerpted Below or Full Article - http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/time_and_learning/2013/12/debate_league_helps_improve_student_success.html
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MR. CONGRESS PASSES

by Erik Fogel | Jan 17, 2014
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Debater Wins Case Before the Supreme Court

by Erik Fogel | Jan 17, 2014
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NYC Urban Debate League Recognized as one of Top Civic Start Ups!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 17, 2014
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NYC Travel Debate Team Competes in Boston!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 17, 2014
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NYC Debate Parliamentary Tournament #4

by Erik Fogel | Jan 12, 2014
Shout outs to an incredible Middle School Parliamentary Debate Tournament/Elementary School Tournament #4 at One World Middle School in the Bronx!!! Shout outs to Ben Crossan, Aubrey Semple, Tyler ...
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National Public Forum Debate Topic Announced!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 12, 2014
Based on a nationwide vote, the February 2014 Public Forum topic is, Resolved: The Supreme Court rightly decided that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act violated the Constitution. A total of 293 ...
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NYC Debate Featured in Teach for America Magazine!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 12, 2014
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2014-2015 Policy Debate Topic Announced!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 10, 2014
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Bronx Law in Top 25 of the Nation!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 09, 2014
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High School Debaters Now Making Public Policy!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 09, 2014
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NYC Debate Featured in Teach for America Magazine!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 08, 2014
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Weekly NYC Great Debaters News!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 07, 2014
First Edition of 2014.  NYC Great Debaters News! http://conta.cc/194nRWR
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"It's the best thing you don't know about."

by Erik Fogel | Jan 06, 2014
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National Scholarship Opportunity

by Erik Fogel | Jan 05, 2014
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January 29th Martin Luther King Jr. Debate Invitational at Kirkland & Ellis LLP!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 04, 2014
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Legal Debate Topic - The Supreme Court and Individual Rights!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 04, 2014
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Legal Career Nights!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 04, 2014
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January 17th-20th Big Lexington Debate Tournament in Massachusetts!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 04, 2014
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New York City High School Debate Tournament #3 January 25th!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 04, 2014
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FALL 2013 NEW YORK CITY DEBATE PARTICIPATION DATA!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 04, 2014
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HOLLAND FAMILY LEGACY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

by Erik Fogel | Jan 04, 2014
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BRONX SCHOOL FOR LAW, GOVERNMENT AND JUSTICE DEBATERS - CHARLES ATHANASOPOLOUS AND GEORDANO LIRIANO INVITED TO BOTH THE EMORY UNIVERSITY ROUND ROBIN AND THE HARVARD UNIVERSITY ROUND ROBIN!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 04, 2014
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NEW YORK CITY URBAN DEBATE LEAGUE FEATURED IN TEACH FOR AMERICA'S "ONE" ALUMNI MAGAZINE!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 04, 2014
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Fall 2013 NYC Debate Data!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 01, 2014
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Attention Amazon Shoppers!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 01, 2014
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Legal Skills 101: Cross Examination

by Erik Fogel | Dec 21, 2013
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Monthly Law Topic: Attorney-Client Privilege

by Erik Fogel | Dec 21, 2013
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THANK YOU BEVERIDGE AND DIAMOND! (12/12/13)

by Erik Fogel | Dec 21, 2013
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NYC HIGH SCHOOL TRAVEL TEAM WINS IN NEW JERSEY! (12/13-12/14/13)

by Erik Fogel | Dec 21, 2013
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NYC MIDDLE SCHOOL TOURNAMENT RESULTS! (12/14/13)

by Erik Fogel | Dec 21, 2013
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TOP TEAMS IN THE NATION!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 14, 2013
TOP TEN TEAMS IN THE NATION! Congrats to the Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice for making the top ten list of the top ten debate teams in the country according to the national debate ...
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ACORN Community HS Wins the Scranton Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 14, 2013
NEW YORK CITY TAKES 1ST PLACE IN PENNSYLVANIA! Congrats to ACORN Community's Tyler Anderson and Shamella Jeffers! Congrats to Coaches Jen Johnson, Lee Sharmat, Shana Bryce and all the supporters and ...
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Congratulations to Brooklyn Tech & NYC Teams at Scranton!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 14, 2013
CONGRATULATIONS TO Brooklyn Technical High School  IN PENNSYLVANIA!! ALL TECH TEAMS ADVANCING TO ELIMINATION ROUNDS AND WINNING TOP SPEAKER AWARDS AT THE TOURNAMENT! Tech’s Chui/Noel 5-1 and advances ...
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Manhattan Tournament Results!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 14, 2013
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NYC DEBATE WINS BIG IN LEXINGTON!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 27, 2013
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TOP DEBATERS IN MASSACHUSETTS ARE OUR NYC DEBATERS!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 27, 2013
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December Debate Night: The Bill of Rights

by Erik Fogel | Nov 27, 2013
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January Debate Night! The Martin Luther King Jr. Invitational!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 27, 2013
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Points of Light Honors NYC Debate!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 16, 2013
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NYC DEBATERS TRAVEL TO WASHINGTON DC!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 16, 2013
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MIDDLE SCHOOL/ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TOURNAMENT #2 SHOUT OUTS!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 16, 2013
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NJ Debater Becomes Youngest Elected Official!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 16, 2013
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Teach for America, The National Forensics League and the NYC Urban Debate League Team Up!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 14, 2013
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ACORN SWEEPS AT MANCHESTER TOURNAMENT!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 31, 2013
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NYC DEBATE ALUMNI & TOWSON DEBATE TEAM WINS ITS CASE!!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 26, 2013
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NYC Great Debaters Part II!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 26, 2013
The Great Debaters PART II!! Several years ago, Denzel Washington directed and starred along with Forest Whitakerand Oprah Winfrey produced the movie "The Great Debaters" - about the incredible true ...
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NYC Teams = Top in the Nation

by Erik Fogel | Oct 26, 2013
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#1 Debate Team in the Nation

by Erik Fogel | Oct 26, 2013
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NYC Debate Wins Top National Award!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 21, 2013
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First NYC Parliamentary Debate Tournament of the Year!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 20, 2013
Urban Debate League coaches first brought parliamentary debate to the city years ago and now its one one of our flagship debate events at every tournament!  We use an adapted version of the American ...
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Elementary School Debate League Begins!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 20, 2013
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NYC Debate Teams up with the Middle School Quality Initiative

by Erik Fogel | Oct 14, 2013
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#2 at the Georgetown Invitational Debate Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 02, 2013
Congratulations to Tyler Anderson who continues his ranking as one of the top debaters in the nation! At every tournament for the past several years he has won the top speaker award. Last year he was ...
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Winning Streak in Washington!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 29, 2013
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NYC Debate Alumni and Bronx Princess!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 29, 2013
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Bronx Law Remains Top in the Nation!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 27, 2013
CONGRATULATIONS TO BRONX LAW - THIRD TOP TEAM IN THE COUNTRY! The latest Debate Coaches Poll rank the top 25 policy debate teams in the country. And Bronx Law's Geo and Charles are ranked 3rd in the ...
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Congrats at the Yale Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 24, 2013
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Semifinalists in Dallas, Texas!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 24, 2013
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Bronx Undefeated at Greenhill!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 22, 2013
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Good Luck to our Debaters in Texas and Yale!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 19, 2013
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BRONX LAW TRIUMPHS AT THE WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY TOURNAMENT!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 17, 2013
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Thank You Brown Rudnick!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 16, 2013
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NYC GREAT DEBATERS RANKED #2 IN THE COUNTRY!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 12, 2013
Today, a new poll from the National Debate Coaches Association ranked Bronx Law's Charles & Geo 2nd Place in the entire country!  Charles and Geo have been debating since the 7th grade in the New ...
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International Debate Tournament Begins!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 11, 2013
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Third Top Team in the Country!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 11, 2013
THIRD BEST DEBATE TEAM IN THE COUNTRY!  After their winning streak which includes Harvard, NDCA Championships, Dartmouth, and this weekend at Wake Forest University - Bronx Law's team of Charles and ...
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BRONX UNDEFEATED AT WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 08, 2013
School hasn't started yet, but NYC Great Debaters are at the Wake Forest University Debate Invitational on a 6-0 winning streak!!!! 3 days of debate from 8am-8pm!  Congratulations to Bronx Law's ...
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Good Luck to Posse Scholarship Semifinalists!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 05, 2013
The Posse Foundation offers full 4 year scholarships to students nationwide and we were just notified that several of our debaters are now in the Semifinals!  Good Luck!  And if you are a high school ...
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Historic 8 Week Summer Debate Camp Ends!

by Erik Fogel | Aug 31, 2013
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Great Debaters Visit the White House!

by Erik Fogel | Aug 28, 2013
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WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 01, 2013
State Championships!  City Championships!  National Championships! High School Championships! Middle School Championships! College Championships! In our last edition we celebrated the incredible ...
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NYC DEBATE TOURNAMENT #6!!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 16, 2013
Every month the New York City Debate League hosts a free tournament for all NYC students!  All grade levels! Record breaking attendance each tournament!  Everyone from the community invited!! 
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NYC DEBATERS SWEEP STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 11, 2013
Congratulations to all our New York City Great Debaters for sweeping the  New York State Championships!!!!!  (Click  here for complete results!)  Our teams won 1st Place at every grade level - both ...
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NYC DEBATERS WIN 1ST PLACE TOP TEAM AND 1ST PLACE TOP SPEAKER AT LAST NATIONAL QUALIFIER OF THE YEAR!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 10, 2013
What a way to end the year!  The Lakeland Invitational is the last national qualifying tournament of the year.  Each month a different city or college hosts a national qualifying tournament to the ...
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HISTORY AT HARVARD!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 20, 2013
Hundreds of debate teams from across the country and world!  3 days!  11 rounds of debates!  2 hours each round!  22 hours of debates!  You wont find a more rigorous academic program in the world! ...
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NYC DEBATE ALUMNI KEEP ON WINNING!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 19, 2013
Congratulations to our debate alumni - Damiyr Davis and Miguel Feliciano for qualifying to the nation's top college debate championships tournament - The National Debate Tournament (NDT). The ...
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NYC Debate on Fox News!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 01, 2013
Our first monthly debate workshop of the year! An evening of guest speakers, topic experts, pizza, lights-camera-and-action! Thank you to everyone for making our workshop such a success! Thank you ...
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CITYWIDE PFD WORKSHOP ON JANUARY 31ST!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 20, 2013
NYC iSCHOOL HOSTS JANUARY 31ST "DATE WITH DEBATE" PUBLIC FORUM DEBATE TOPIC WORKSHOP!
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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 20, 2013
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
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NYC MAKES HISTORY IN PENNSYLVANIA!!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 10, 2012
 
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NYC DOMINATES IN NEW JERSEY!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 10, 2012
The Ridge Invitational held in Basking Ridge, New Jersey is one of the largest and most prestigious tournaments in New Jersey.  It is also one of the most fun tournaments with fantastic meals, ...
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BROOKLYN TECH WINS INTERNATIONAL DEBATE ROUND #1 AGAIN!!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 26, 2012
Congratulations to Brooklyn Tech which for the second year in a row made the elimination rounds of the International Public Policy Forum Debate Tournament (IPPF). The IPPF is one of the largest ...
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NYC DEBATER DELIVERS SPEECH AT WHITE HOUSE!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 21, 2012
"Having the chance to represent my peers in accepting this award from the First Lady of the United States in the White House was an experience that I'll never forget," said Starr Arroyo. "It showed ...
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NYC DEBATE LEAGUE RECOGNIZED AS TOP AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM IN THE NATION!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 20, 2012
Last week the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services recognized ...
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NYC DEBATE LEAGUE WINS WHITE HOUSE AWARD!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 19, 2012
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BRONX DEBATE TEAM VISITS FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA

by admin | Nov 19, 2012
Bronx debate team one of 12 school groups nationally to get visit with Michelle Obama, take home $10,000 Bronx students win National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award for debate skills BY ...
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NYC DEBATERS WIN BIG AT NATIONAL TOURNAMENT!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 22, 2012
  The Bronx High School of Science hosts one of the largest and most prestigious tournaments of the year.  The tournament features some of the top schools across the country including California, ...
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NYC DEBATER NAMED TO MAYOR'S YOUTH COUNCIL!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 10, 2012
The Mayor's Youth Leadership Council (MYLC) prepares a diverse group of young people to serve as a critical advisory resource to City Hall while developing their own leadership skills.   Nevia ...
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THE 300!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 08, 2012
Last Saturday (11/10) we had our first NYC Debate Tournament of the year and l argest tournament in recent history with over 300 attendees! Over 200 debaters! Over 100 trophies and medals! Over 60 ...
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THE GEORGETOWN CINDERELLA STORY!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 02, 2012
Congratulations at the Georgetown Tournament!!!   New York City's top debaters traveled to the Georgetown Invitational over the weekend and faced the top teams from across the nation - California, ...
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YAY FOR YALE!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 02, 2012
NYC debaters win more awards than any other city at the Yale University Debate Invitational!!!!
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NYC DEBATER WINS SUMMER SCHOLARSHIPS AND SWEEPS THROUGH NATIONAL SUMMER DEBATE TOURNAMENTS!

by Erik Fogel | Aug 18, 2012
Jesus Cepin, a debater from Bishop Loughlin High School won not one but two different scholarships to study debate all summer at Emory University and the University of Missouri!  And he not only ...
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NYC Debate Goes Global!!!!!!!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 24, 2012
Hi Everyone! The NYCUDL is putting together an international debate team for this coming school year for both middle school and high school students. So talk to your coach if interested! Feel free to ...
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NEW YORK CITY DEBATE LEAGUE RANKS 2ND IN THE NATION!!!

by Erik Fogel | Jun 27, 2012
The National Association of Urban Debate Leagues hosts an incredible annual national championship every year featuring the top debaters from across the country!  This year it was held in Washington ...
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Good Luck to NYC Debate Teams at Nationals!!!!

by Erik Fogel | May 20, 2012
 Next weekend our top debate schools will be sending debaters to the Grand Tournament of the National Catholic Forensics League Tournament in Baltimore, Maryland from Friday-Monday.  While most NYC ...
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NYCUDL Recognized as one of the top After School Programs in the Country!!!!!!

by Erik Fogel | May 04, 2012
The President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities brings together the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services to ...
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CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS SHOUT OUT!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 25, 2012
Thanks again for a wonderful city championships tournament.  Thank you to our generous hosts of John Jay, Coach Maria Braga and the wonderful Great Debaters of John Jay.  Thank you to all the ...
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NYCUDL WINS SECOND PLACE IN THE NATION!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 16, 2012
 Shout outs to Team NYC at the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues Championships!  Click here for photos from the event!  A huge shout out to all our alumni/coaches/judges extraordinaire who ...
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State Championships Party Shout Outs!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 03, 2012
Not only did the NYCUDL dominate the national championship tournaments, but we dominated the State Championship as well.  On April 6th we had a fantastic party at the Columbia Debate Center.  Thank ...
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National & International Championships in One Weekend!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 03, 2012
No other urban debate league or any debate league for that matter competed in the two different national and international championship tournaments this weekend.  Two of our teams traveled to ...
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New York City Urban Debate League Dominates the States Championships!!! (March 31st- April 1st)

by Erik Fogel | Apr 03, 2012
Congratulations everyone for our most successful States Championships ever!!!  Our debaters took 21 team awards including 1st or 2nd place in every division of debate!  There were 40 individual ...
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FRIEND THE NYCUDL!!!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 23, 2012
Check out our new Facebook Page for the New York City Urban Debate League!  Check out www.facebook.com/nycudl for the latest news, tournament announcements, awards, events, and pictures of our ...
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ON AIR WITH THE GREAT DEBATERS & MAYOR DINKINS!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 22, 2012
 On Thursday our Great Debaters were invited to a Radio Interview with former Mayor David Dinkins, the first African American mayor of New York City.  We had a great discussion, debate and learned so ...
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OUR QUALIFIERS FOR THE CATHOLIC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 20, 2012
Congratulations to our Qualifiers for the National Catholic Forensics League Championships in Baltimore, Maryland (May 25th-May 27th)!!!  New York City will be represented by Brooklyn Tech, ACORN ...
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OUR QUALIFIERS FOR THE URBAN DEBATE LEAGUE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 12, 2012
Congratulations to our winners and all participants of New York City’s First Round Robin Debate Invitational to qualify our city’s top two debate teams to the National Association for Urban Debate ...
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NYCUDL ON NATIONAL CIRCUIT STREAK!!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 04, 2012
Last weekend the NYCUDL won big at Harvard!  Broke four teams into the elimination rounds and took 2nd place overall.  This weekend the NYCUDL continued its streak at the Westchester Classic Debate ...
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NYC Wins Big at Harvard Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 12, 2012
NYCUDL MAKES HISTORY AT HARVARD!!!
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NYCUDL Wins in Newark!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 05, 2012
Congratulations to the UDL teams competing in Newark! The Institute for Collaborative Education, Bronx Law, Benjamin Banneker, and ACORN collectively took the most awards including 1st Place Top ...
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NYCUDL Wins in Lexington!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 17, 2012
1.  Congratulations to NYCUDL teams this weekend at the Lexington tournament!  Brooklyn Tech had two Novice teams and Bronx Law had one Novice team that made it to Octofinals.  Brooklyn Tech also ...
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SWEET SIXTEEN!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 05, 2012
Over 300 schools competed in the International Public Policy Forum Debate. The top 32 teams from across the world were selected to compete in the Round of 32. Brooklyn Tech was the only urban debate ...
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$10,000 REASONS DEBATE PAYS OFF!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 01, 2012
$10,000 REASONS DEBATE PAYS OFF! The Brooklyn Tech Great Debaters made Brooklyn history by becoming the first Brooklyn debate team to make it to elimination rounds in the International Public Policy ...
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NYCUDL WINS RIDGE!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 26, 2011
December 10th you could find NYCUDL teams across two states! Most schools went up to the Bronx for our NYCUDL #3 at the East Bronx Academy. Brooklyn Tech not only sent their debaters to the Bronx but ...
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NYCUDL #3 at the East Bronx Academy!!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 11, 2011
On December 10th, the NYCUDL held its third tournament of the year at the East Bronx Academy. Shout outs to EBA, Ms. B and the Great Debaters of EBA!!!!! Wonderful food, wonderful music, wonderful ...
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NYCUDL Takes Newark!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 05, 2011
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NYCUDL #2 - ACORN, WHITE CASTLE AND DEBATE!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 10, 2011
What more can you ask for on a Saturday morning - Brooklyn, ACORN - one of the most historic UDL schools in the nation, and all you can eat White Castle burgers right across the street!  We had an ...
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BOSTON MASSACRE!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 05, 2011
NYCUDL Debate Storm Blows Through Northeast!   As the Northeastern storm rages across Boston and New York, our Great Debaters blew through the competition on Saturday at the Manchester Invitational ...
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NYCUDL SWEEPS THE METRO HUDSON LEAGUE TOURNAMENT #1!!!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 25, 2011
Wow!  Wow! Wow!  The NYCUDL led by Brooklyn Tech literally swept nearly all the policy debate division awards!  Brooklyn Tech took First Place.  Second Place.  Third Place.   Fourth Place.  Ninth ...
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TWO NYCUDL TEAMS BREAK AT THE BRONX SCIENCE INVITATIONAL!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 20, 2011
Several teams broke at one of the toughest tournaments in the nation at the Bronx High School of Science.  Brooklyn Technical's Alex Viner & Purti Pareek broke into the double octafinals rounds and ...
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NYCUDL TAKES TOP SPEAKER AWARD AT THE GEORGETOWN TOURNAMENT!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 05, 2011
Georgetown is a National Circuit Tournament meaning that the best of the best come from across the country to compete in Washington D.C.  NYCUDL teams not only had winning records but one of our ...
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NYCUDL ARE SEMIFINALISTS AT YALE UNIVERSITY!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 25, 2011
Yale is one of the top universities in the nation and also has one of the most prestigious debate tournaments in the nation.  Top private and public schools from across the country travel to Yale to ...
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Welcome!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 01, 2011
Welcome to the NYCUDL Blog!  A running record of everything and anything going on with the NYCUDL.  And most importantly a record of the accomplishments of our Great Debaters on any given weekend! ...
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