To the Tournament of Champions (TOC) Committee and concerned members of the policy debate community: As a former Urban Debate League student, I know full well the troubles of having competition locally, regionally, and nationally. My mind is bogged by the situation I as a coach and Charles and Geo as students are in. It is obvious that the 2014 Tournament of Champions committee does not understand the situation we are explaining to them which is why “one size fits all” will never fit those who never got a chance to make it to the fitting. Attending the Tournament of Champions might be another tournament for a director at a big school but not for Charles, Geo and myself. Denying Bronx Law’s participation on the grounds of “No Hybrids” mystifies the situation. High school debaters Geo Liriano and Charles Athanasopoulos were recently disqualified from participating in the Tournament of Champions. While Charles does not attend the same school he is an active member in the Bronx Law community, he does not have a team, a partner or a director at his school. He began and decided to end his career under Bronx Law. Charles and Geo have debated together for […]
Mary Washington PM wins ADA, Towson JR wins CEDA, Georgetown AM wins the NDT!
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