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  1. Registration for the Capitol Debate Fall Classic will close this Friday, October 22nd. You can register at the Joy of Tournaments. The tournament has seen tremendous growth with 72 teams already registered from 8 states: Florida (including Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart) Alabama (including Mt. Brook coming Independent as Sweet Home Alabama) New York (including Bronx Science, Lakeland, Edgemont, Beacon) Virginia (including Broad Run & Briar Woods) Pennsylvania (including Truman) D.C. (including National Cathedral) New Hampshire (including Nashua High School) New Jersey (Newark Science, Technology, American History) Maryland (including Baltimore City College, Baltimore Talent,Capitol Debate Schools) We have hired lots of judges so the panels will be top notch and we will have preferential judging. Lots of hospitality and well run tournament. We look forward to seeing teams the weekend of the 30/31 - thanks! __________________
  2. Registration for the Capitol Debate Fall Classic will close this Friday, October 22nd. You can register at the Joy of Tournaments. The tournament has seen tremendous growth with 72 teams already registered from 8 states: Florida (including Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart) Alabama (including Mt. Brook coming Independent as Sweet Home Alabama) New York (including Bronx Science, Lakeland, Edgemont, Beacon) Virginia (including Broad Run & Briar Woods) Pennsylvania (including Truman) D.C. (including National Cathedral) New Hampshire (including Nashua High School) New Jersey (Newark Science, Technology, American History) Maryland (including Baltimore City College, Baltimore Talent,Capitol Debate Schools) We have hired lots of judges so the panels will be top notch and we will have preferential judging. Lots of hospitality and well run tournament. We look forward to seeing teams the weekend of the 30/31 - thanks! __________________
  3. Registration for the Capitol Debate Fall Classic will close this Friday, October 23rd. The tournament has seen tremendous growth with 72 teams already registered from 8 states: Florida (Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart), Alabama (Mt. Brook coming Independent as Sweet Home Alabama), Virginia, Pennsylvania, D.C., New York (including Bronx Science, Lakeland, Edgemont, Beacon), New Hampshire, New Jersey, and Maryland.
  4. The Capitol Debate Fall Classic will run on Saturday October 30 and Sunday October 31, 2010. We are in the process of hiring judges for the tournament. As we are seeking to make this a TOC qualified tournament, we are looking for highly qualified policy judges. Will transport, house, feed and pay. Please email me at bratt@capitol-debate.com if you are interested and let me know a little about your debate background.
  5. The Capitol Debate Fall Classic will run on Saturday October 30 and Sunday October 31, 2010. We are in the process of hiring judges for the tournament. As we are seeking to make this a TOC qualified tournament, we are looking for highly qualified policy judges. Will transport, house, feed and pay. Please email me at bratt@capitol-debate.com if you are interested and let me know a little about your debate background.
  6. The Capitol Debate Fall Classic will run on Saturday October 30 and Sunday October 31, 2010. We are in the process of hiring judges for the tournament. As we are seeking to make this a TOC qualified tournament, we are looking for highly qualified policy judges. Will transport, house, feed and pay. Please email me at bratt@capitol-debate.com if you are interested and let me know a little about your debate background.
  7. Registration for the Capitol Debate Fall Classic is now open at Joy of Tournaments at http://www.joyoftournaments.com/md/capitol/info.asp. We have over 35 teams entered within the first few days and we expect lots more in the coming days! The 4th Annual Capitol Debate Fall Classic Debate Tournament at Centennial HS in Maryland will be held on October 30 and October 31 with registration on the eve of October 29th. We are excited about creating a TOC bid tournament near the nation's capitol. Last year we attracted outstanding competition from 5 states and this year we are expecting many more states! We had teams from Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, Edgemont, Lakeland, McDonogh and many others. We had several teams that made the TOCs and one that advanced to Quarterfinals. We hope to have your school be part of the growth of this tournament. We will offer Varsity competition in Policy Debate, Lincoln Douglas Debate, and Public Forum debate. There will be 6 preliminary debates and then the requisite amount of elimination debates based on the number of teams entered. For policy debate, we will be offering preferential judging and we do invest in hiring an exceptional judge pool to make this a high quality TOC tournament. As we did last year, we are committed to providing outstanding hospitality for the coaches to make your stay enjoyable. We will provide all meals for all coaches and judges throughout the weekend including our international luncheon on Saturday. We hope that you consider adding this tournament to your fall travel schedule! For those flying in, we are only 15 minutes away from BWI (a major Southwest Hub) and we would be glad to pick you up at the airport. Come in a day early and enjoy touring Washington DC or Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Capitol Debate is partnering with the Howard County Public School System in bringing this tournament to you. Centennial High School in Ellicott City, Maryland will play host to our Fourth Annual Capitol Debate tournament. The Capitol Debate Tournament will rotate to different schools in Howard County every year. If you have any questions or if there is any way that we can help make this happen for your school, please feel free to call me at 443 538 4992. We look forward to seeing you in the fall!
  8. Registration for the Capitol Debate Fall Classic is now open at Joy of Tournaments at http://www.joyoftournaments.com/md/capitol/info.asp. We have over 35 teams entered within the first few days and we expect lots more in the coming days! The 4th Annual Capitol Debate Fall Classic Debate Tournament at Centennial HS in Maryland will be held on October 30 and October 31 with registration on the eve of October 29th. We are excited about creating a TOC bid tournament near the nation's capitol. Last year we attracted outstanding competition from 5 states and this year we are expecting many more states! We had teams from Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, Edgemont, Lakeland, McDonogh and many others. We had several teams that made the TOCs and one that advanced to Quarterfinals. We hope to have your school be part of the growth of this tournament. We will offer Varsity competition in Policy Debate, Lincoln Douglas Debate, and Public Forum debate. There will be 6 preliminary debates and then the requisite amount of elimination debates based on the number of teams entered. For policy debate, we will be offering preferential judging and we do invest in hiring an exceptional judge pool to make this a high quality TOC tournament. As we did last year, we are committed to providing outstanding hospitality for the coaches to make your stay enjoyable. We will provide all meals for all coaches and judges throughout the weekend including our international luncheon on Saturday. We hope that you consider adding this tournament to your fall travel schedule! For those flying in, we are only 15 minutes away from BWI (a major Southwest Hub) and we would be glad to pick you up at the airport. Come in a day early and enjoy touring Washington DC or Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Capitol Debate is partnering with the Howard County Public School System in bringing this tournament to you. Centennial High School in Ellicott City, Maryland will play host to our Fourth Annual Capitol Debate tournament. The Capitol Debate Tournament will rotate to different schools in Howard County every year. If you have any questions or if there is any way that we can help make this happen for your school, please feel free to call me at 443 538 4992. We look forward to seeing you in the fall!
  9. Registration for the Capitol Debate Fall Classic is now open at Joy of Tournaments at http://www.joyoftournaments.com/md/capitol/info.asp. We have over 35 teams entered within the first few days and we expect lots more in the coming days! The 4th Annual Capitol Debate Fall Classic Debate Tournament at Centennial HS in Maryland will be held on October 30 and October 31 with registration on the eve of October 29th. We are excited about creating a TOC bid tournament near the nation's capitol. Last year we attracted outstanding competition from 5 states and this year we are expecting many more states! We had teams from Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, Edgemont, Lakeland, McDonogh and many others. We had several teams that made the TOCs and one that advanced to Quarterfinals. We hope to have your school be part of the growth of this tournament. We will offer Varsity competition in Policy Debate, Lincoln Douglas Debate, and Public Forum debate. There will be 6 preliminary debates and then the requisite amount of elimination debates based on the number of teams entered. For policy debate, we will be offering preferential judging and we do invest in hiring an exceptional judge pool to make this a high quality TOC tournament. As we did last year, we are committed to providing outstanding hospitality for the coaches to make your stay enjoyable. We will provide all meals for all coaches and judges throughout the weekend including our international luncheon on Saturday. We hope that you consider adding this tournament to your fall travel schedule! For those flying in, we are only 15 minutes away from BWI (a major Southwest Hub) and we would be glad to pick you up at the airport. Come in a day early and enjoy touring Washington DC or Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Capitol Debate is partnering with the Howard County Public School System in bringing this tournament to you. Centennial High School in Ellicott City, Maryland will play host to our Fourth Annual Capitol Debate tournament. The Capitol Debate Tournament will rotate to different schools in Howard County every year. If you have any questions or if there is any way that we can help make this happen for your school, please feel free to call me at 443 538 4992. We look forward to seeing you in the fall!
  10. We expect to receive way above what is needed to qualify for next year.
  11. We would like to invite you to the 4th Annual Capitol Debate Fall Classic Debate Tournament located in Howard County, Maryland (between Baltimore and DC). The dates are October 30 and October 31 with registration on the eve of October 29th. We are excited about creating a TOC bid tournament near the nation's capitol. Registration will be open at the Joy of Tournaments in early August! Last year we attracted outstanding competition from 5 states and this year we are expecting many more states! We had teams from Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, Edgemont, Lakeland, McDonogh and many others. We had several teams that made the TOCs and one that advanced to Quarterfinals. We hope to have your school be part of the growth of this tournament. We will offer Varsity competition in Policy Debate, Lincoln Douglas Debate, and Public Forum debate. There will be 6 preliminary debates and then the requisite amount of elimination debates based on the number of teams entered. For policy debate, we will be offering preferential judging and we do invest in hiring an exceptional judge pool to make this a high quality TOC tournament. As we did last year, we are committed to providing outstanding hospitality for the coaches to make your stay enjoyable. We will provide all meals for all coaches and judges throughout the weekend including our international luncheon on Saturday. We hope that you consider adding this tournament to your fall travel schedule! For those flying in, we are only 15 minutes away from BWI (a major Southwest Hub) and we would be glad to pick you up at the airport. Come in a day early and enjoy touring Washington DC or Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Capitol Debate is partnering with the Howard County Public School System in bringing this tournament to you. Centennial High School in Ellicott City, Maryland will play host to our Fourth Annual Capitol Debate tournament. The Capitol Debate Tournament will rotate to different schools in Howard County every year. If you have any questions or if there is any way that we can help make this happen for your school, please feel free to call me at 443 538 4992. Registration will be open at Joy of Tournaments in early August. We look forward to seeing you in the fall!
  12. We would like to invite you to the 4th Annual Capitol Debate Fall Classic Debate Tournament located in Howard County, Maryland (between Baltimore and DC). The dates are October 30 and October 31 with registration on the eve of October 29th. We are excited about creating a TOC bid tournament near the nation's capitol. Registration will be open at the Joy of Tournaments in early August! Last year we attracted outstanding competition from 5 states and this year we are expecting many more states! We had teams from Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, Edgemont, Lakeland, McDonogh and many others. We had several teams that made the TOCs and one that advanced to Quarterfinals. We hope to have your school be part of the growth of this tournament. We will offer Varsity competition in Policy Debate, Lincoln Douglas Debate, and Public Forum debate. There will be 6 preliminary debates and then the requisite amount of elimination debates based on the number of teams entered. For policy debate, we will be offering preferential judging and we do invest in hiring an exceptional judge pool to make this a high quality TOC tournament. As we did last year, we are committed to providing outstanding hospitality for the coaches to make your stay enjoyable. We will provide all meals for all coaches and judges throughout the weekend including our international luncheon on Saturday. We hope that you consider adding this tournament to your fall travel schedule! For those flying in, we are only 15 minutes away from BWI (a major Southwest Hub) and we would be glad to pick you up at the airport. Come in a day early and enjoy touring Washington DC or Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Capitol Debate is partnering with the Howard County Public School System in bringing this tournament to you. Centennial High School in Ellicott City, Maryland will play host to our Fourth Annual Capitol Debate tournament. The Capitol Debate Tournament will rotate to different schools in Howard County every year. If you have any questions or if there is any way that we can help make this happen for your school, please feel free to call me at 443 538 4992. Registration will be open at Joy of Tournaments in early August. We look forward to seeing you in the fall!
  13. We would like to invite you to the 4th Annual Capitol Debate Fall Classic Debate Tournament located in Howard County, Maryland (between Baltimore and DC). The dates are October 30 and October 31 with registration on the eve of October 29th. We are excited about creating a TOC bid tournament near the nation's capitol. Registration will be open at the Joy of Tournaments in early August! Last year we attracted outstanding competition from 5 states and this year we are expecting many more states! We had teams from Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart, Edgemont, Lakeland, McDonogh and many others. We had several teams that made the TOCs and one that advanced to Quarterfinals. We hope to have your school be part of the growth of this tournament. We will offer Varsity competition in Policy Debate, Lincoln Douglas Debate, and Public Forum debate. There will be 6 preliminary debates and then the requisite amount of elimination debates based on the number of teams entered. For policy debate, we will be offering preferential judging and we do invest in hiring an exceptional judge pool to make this a high quality TOC tournament. As we did last year, we are committed to providing outstanding hospitality for the coaches to make your stay enjoyable. We will provide all meals for all coaches and judges throughout the weekend including our international luncheon on Saturday. We hope that you consider adding this tournament to your fall travel schedule! For those flying in, we are only 15 minutes away from BWI (a major Southwest Hub) and we would be glad to pick you up at the airport. Come in a day early and enjoy touring Washington DC or Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Capitol Debate is partnering with the Howard County Public School System in bringing this tournament to you. Centennial High School in Ellicott City, Maryland will play host to our Fourth Annual Capitol Debate tournament. The Capitol Debate Tournament will rotate to different schools in Howard County every year. If you have any questions or if there is any way that we can help make this happen for your school, please feel free to call me at 443 538 4992. Registration will be open at Joy of Tournaments in early August. We look forward to seeing you in the fall!
  14. Elisabeth McClure - Glenelg will be attending Emory and her partner Daniel Zhao, Glenelg will be attending Harvard.
  15. Reminder that the Capitol Classic Debate Institute Early Bird Registration ends May 1. To receive $100 discount, you must apply and pay in full by May 1. To learn more about our camp, see the thread above - sticky or see below. To Apply, go to: http://www.capitol-debate.com/capitolclassic09.asp The 2010 Capitol Classic Debate Institute at Loyola College is set for July 11 to July 31, 2010. The great tradition of the Capitol Classic Debate Institute continues into 2010 with a tremendous staff. We are pleased to add two new staff members to our all star staff - Adrienne Brovero, Copeland Award Winner and coach of 4 NDT Champions, and Brian Manuel , renowned high school coach with teams in elimination rounds at numerous national tournaments. Michael Antonucci, Georgetown, Daryl Burch, Capitol Debate, Patrick Waldinger, Boston College, and Scott Brown, Trinity will return. See bios below. Located close to the nation's capitol in Baltimore, Maryland, the Capitol Classic Debate Institute will be hosted at Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland. We sold out all our labs last year and we will cap our labs again to make sure students receive a quality education. We expect our Junior/Senior Select Lab of Michael Antonucci/Brian Manuel and Sophomore/Junior Select Lab of Burch/Brovero and Waldinger/Brown Lab to fill up early so we encourage you to apply early. A History of Winning National Tournaments Capitol Debate has a good track record of producing champions. Graduates of the Capitol Classic in the past have won tournaments such as Greenhill, Bronx Science, Iowa Caucus, USC, and have been in finals in tournaments such at the Tournament of Champions, University of Michigan, NFL Nationals, and MBA. Our graduates have gone on to college debate to make it to the finals of the NDT and win the Copeland Award! Be the next champion with Capitol Classic. A Leading Faculty Michael Antonucci, Georgetown University As a high school coach, Mr. Antonucci has coached top speakers at the Glenbrooks and the Barkeley Forum, tournament winners at Greenhill, Georgetown Day, and Omaha Westside, finalists at Harvard and St. Mark's, two of the top ten teams at the 2005 NFL Nationals, and late elim participants and top ten speakers at virtually every major national competition. As a Northwestern coach, he helped to propel teams to two first round at large bids, quarterfinals of the National Debate Tournament, and late elimination rounds of the prestigious Harvard, Kentucky, Berkeley, Georgia State, USC and Wake Forest tournaments. He has previously taught exceptionally well-reviewed lab groups and classes at Northwestern University, the Dartmouth Debate Institute, the New York's IMPACT Coalition's Institute and Training Initiative, and the University of Iowa. Adrienne Brovero, University of Mary Washington Adrienne debated for Wake Forest in the 90s, winning multiple national tournaments and reaching the semi-finals of the National Debate Tournament twice. She and her partner were also awarded the prestigious Rex Copeland Award as the top-ranked team during the regular season. Since then, Adrienne has coached at Wake, Michigan, Northwestern, Richmond, and is now the debate coach at the University of Mary Washington in Virginia. In her 15 years of coaching, her teams have won nearly every tournament on the national circuit, including four National Debate Tournament championships. In the last year, her UMW squad has reached the quarters or better at several national tournaments, including Kentucky, Wake, USC, Northwestern, the American Debate Association Nationals, and the National Debate Tournament, and they recently reached the semi-finals at Harvard. Adrienne has taught at debate institutes since 1992, including the Fast Track and the Policy Project programs at Wake Forest, the Michigan National Debate Institute, the Iowa National Summer Institute, the Coon Hardy and Zarefsky Scholars programs at Northwestern, and the Gonzaga Debate Institute. Daryl Burch, Capitol Debate Daryl Burch help coach Towson University to the CEDA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP in 2008, CEDA NATIONAL FINALS in 2009, and NDT QUARTER FINALS 2009. Prior to Towson, Daryl coached the University of Louisville to Quarter Finals NDT 2003 and Quarter Finals CEDA NATIONALS 2003. As a high school coach at duPont Manual, Daryl's teams were the HARVARD INVITATIONAL CHAMPIONS, HARVARD ROUND ROBIN RUNNER UP, GREENHILL ROUND ROBIN RUNNER UP, NORTHWESTERN JR ROUND ROBIN RUNNER UP, MICHIGAN JR ROUND ROBIN CHAMPIONS and MBA SEMI FINALIST. Additionally, he cleared teams at TOCs, MBA, GLENNBROOKS, GREENHILL, Univ Michigan, CFL NATIONALS, LEXINGTON, OHIO VALLEY, EGR, and MAINE EAST. Daryl Taught at the following Camps: Michigan State, Michigan Classic, Michigan National Debate Institute, Iowa, Emory, Towson University, and the Capitol Classic. Brian Manuel, Harvard and Lakeland Brian Manuel has been coaching debate for a decade. He is widely recognized for unrivaled talent in creating and rebuilding programs from the bottom up. Brian has coached for Harvard University, Lakeland High School, Chattahoochee High School, Cathedral Preparatory School, and Scranton High School. His teams have reached the elimination rounds of many national tournaments, including the 2008 Tournament of Champions, and have had final round appearances at Wake Forest, Bronx Science, The University of Michigan, Lexington High School, and the 2007 National Catholic Forensic League Grand National Tournament. He has also coached the champions of the 2003 Bronx Science and 2008 Barkley Forum tournaments. Additionally, his teams have participated in a number of national round robins including The Greenhill School, Georgetown University, The University of Michigan, Pace Academy, College Prep/Cal, and Harvard University. Previously, Brian has taught at both the Kentucky National Debate Institute, with the Fellows program, and the Stanford National Forensics Institute and Extended Week programs. Patrick Waldinger, Boston College Patrick Waldinger is currently the Debate Coach at Boston College. Patrick attended high school at Cathedral Prep where he debated and twice broke at NFL Nationals. Patrick went on to debate in college at Catholic University, earning many accomplishments including winning the 2003 ADA National Championship and qualifying twice for the National Debate tournament. Before coaching at Boston College, Patrick attended graduate school at Wake Forest where he was an assistant coach and helped his teams reach late elimination rounds at the NDT. Patrick has seven years of experience teaching at debate institutes, including the Capitol Classic, Wake Debate Workshop and the SDI at Michigan State. An Advanced Curriculum Capitol Classic is committed to bringing ALL camp participants to the next level. Our number one motto is that no students fall through the institute cracks. Every student receives the unique attention they need to excel in debate. From daily practice debates to speech redos to lots of mini debates, you will receive individualized feedback you need to having a winning season. The Capitol Debate Institute is dedicated to skill improvement through hands-on instruction. Critical to our curriculum are small group seminars that supplement each debater's understanding of lectures; small theory classes that focus on in-depth understanding of vital theoretical issues; and lots of skill exercises followed by thorough critiques. GREAT AMENITIES All students will stay in FULL SIZE apartments in Newman Towers with a Full Kitchen, Living Room, and AIR CONDITIONING! Meals all provided right in dorms for your convenience. Access to University Athletic club to play basketball, swim and have fun. All Classrooms are state of the art technology - Projectors, Large Screen, Advanced Audio, etc in all rooms. The program will be housed in the University's Business School which has been newly renovated. You can apply now at http://www.capitol-debate.com/capitolclassic09.asp Feel free to email me at bratt@capitol-debate.com with any questions. We are excited about our upcoming summer!
  16. The Capitol Classic Debate Institute is pleased to be able to offer a swing option for students attending the Georgetown Debate Seminar. The Georgetown Debate Seminar ends on July 10th and the Capitol Classic begins on July 11th and runs until July 31st. We are just an hour away. Sophomores can move directly into our sophomore select lab run by Adrienne Brovero/Daryl Burch and Juniors/Seniors can move directly into our Junior/Senior Select lab run by Michael Antonucci/Brian Manuel. We will pick students up at Georgetown at no cost to you, take you around DC, and then bring you to the dorms in Baltimore for the Capitol Classic that Saturday evening. You can apply at: http://www.capitol-debate.com/capitolclassic09.asp This does not impact your application at Georgetown - you don't need to notify them and this does not change your costs owed to Georgetown. You only need to select that option on the Capitol Classic Application. Capitol Classic will have small swing scholarships for very competitive debaters. Apply soon as we have limited space for this option.
  17. While I can't speak to UNT, I can speak to the Capitol Classic. We have a phenomenal staff including Michael Antonucci, Georgetown, Daryl Burch, Capitol Debate, Patrick Waldinger, Boston College, Adrienne Brovero, Mary Washington, Brian Manuel, Harvard/Lakeland and Scott Brown, Trinity. We have received quite a few applications and we expect to sell out our labs. Capitol Debate has a good track record of producing champions. Graduates of the Capitol Classic in the past have won tournaments such as Greenhill, Bronx Science, Iowa Caucus, USC, and have been in finals in tournaments such at the Tournament of Champions, University of Michigan, NFL Nationals, and MBA. Our graduates have gone on to college debate to make it to the finals of the NDT and win the Copeland Award! Capitol Classic is committed to bringing ALL camp participants to the next level. Our number one motto is that no students fall through the institute cracks. Every student receives the unique attention they need to excel in debate. From daily practice debates to speech redos to lots of mini debates, you will receive individualized feedback you need to having a winning season. The Capitol Debate Institute is dedicated to skill improvement through hands-on instruction. Critical to our curriculum are small group seminars that supplement each debater's understanding of lectures; small theory classes that focus on in-depth understanding of vital theoretical issues; and lots of skill exercises followed by thorough critiques. All students will stay in FULL SIZE apartments in Newman Towers with a Full Kitchen, Living Room, and AIR CONDITIONING! Meals all provided right in dorms for your convenience. Access to University Athletic club to play basketball, swim and have fun. All Classrooms are state of the art technology - Projectors, Large Screen, Advanced Audio, etc in all rooms. The program will be housed in the University's Business School which has been newly renovated. You can apply now at http://www.capitol-debate.com/capitolclassic09.asp Feel free to email me at bratt@capitol-debate.com with any questions. We are excited about our upcoming summer! __________________
  18. Need judges for Maryland State Championships and Qualifiers held at Calvert Hall near Towson, Maryland on March 20, 2010. Please email me at bratt@capitol-debate.com if interested.
  19. Ron Bratt

    GMU

    Yes, Kempsville won finals in Varsity and Centennial won finals in Junior Varsity.
  20. Ron Bratt

    GMU

    Varsity Finals - Centennial Gulati/Muppalla vs. Kempsville Parker/Ross JV Finals - Centennial Kalvankolanu/Tang vs. TC Williams Farukki/Eddine
  21. Ron Bratt

    GMU

    The following teams are in Varsity Quarters: TJefferson LD (Aff) vs. Blacksburg KC Centennial MG vs. Princess Anne HC Kempsville PR vs. National Cathedral TJefferson CK vs. Mt. Hebron AD Speakers 1. Esha Kapania (Blacksburg KC) 2. Agree Ahmed (Mt. Hebron AD) 3. Adora Parker (Kempsville PR) 4. Sam Ross (Kempsville PR) 5. Hannah Clark (TJefferson CK) 6. Kelli Lin (Centennial SL) 7. Sukhi Gulati (Centennial MG) 8. Christopher Lee (TJefferson LD) 9. Mary Bobbit (Broad Run RB) 10. Nidhi Muppalla (Centennial MG) JV Teams TC Williams EF v. Wilde Lake FE Wilson KP v. Centennial KT Marriotts Ridge v. Wilson KS Wilson MR v. Broad Run MY JV Speakers Srikar Kalvankolanu (Centennial KT) Eddie Mohr (Wilson MR) Yasmin Faruki (TC Williams EF) Saif Chames Eddine (TC Williams EF) Julia Peck (Wilson KP) Chetan Mishra (Broad Run MY) Nikita Datta (River Hill PD) Nina Sun (Brian Wood CS) Lena Shapiro (Wilson KS) Noah Klose (Wilson KP) Warren Decker runs a great tournament. I encourage all to consider this tournament for next year.
  22. Ron Bratt

    GMU

    Capitol Debate will be entering 20 teams from Howard County Maryland. Centennial High School Varsity Sophie Song/Vivian Wang Hee Seung Song/Kelli Lin Nidhi Muppalla/ Sukhi Gulati Benjamin D. Hawtof/ Michael Koo Junior Varsity Kevin Joo/ Pingfan Tang Sadjo Sidikou/ Danielle Jackson Renee Holden/ Franz Payer Oakland Mills High School Varsity Hannah Waldrop/Lou Robinson Savon Ayodeji/ Ross Rheingans-Yoo Marriotts Ridge High School Junior Varsity Aneesh Agrawal/Tina Gao Mt. Hebron High School Varsity Agree Ahmed/Jake Dillon Junior Varsity Sarah Martinez/Andrew Wang Ramya Harshavardhan/Devansh Srivastava National Cathedral Varsity Nakisa Sadegi/Parisa Sadeghi River Hill High School Varsity Deep Singh/ Niranjan Lakhanpal Jonathan Geldof/Madeleine Houck Junior Varsity Sashant Palli/ Nikita Datta Sumon Chaki/ Charles(Yixuan) Ding Wilde Lake High School Junior Varsity Dayva Frank/Nada Elrafei Glenelg High School Junior Varsity Tessa Loazer/Cameron LaFortune
  23. The 2010 Capitol Classic Debate Institute at Loyola College is set for July 11 to July 31, 2010. The great tradition of the Capitol Classic Debate Institute continues into 2010 with a tremendous staff. We are pleased to add two new staff members to our all star staff - Adrienne Brovero, Copeland Award Winner and coach of 4 NDT Champions, and Brian Manuel , renowned high school coach with teams in elimination rounds at numerous national tournaments. Michael Antonucci, Georgetown, Daryl Burch, Capitol Debate, Patrick Waldinger, Boston College, and Scott Brown, Trinity will return. See bios below. Located close to the nation's capitol in Baltimore, Maryland, the Capitol Classic Debate Institute will be hosted at Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland. We sold out all our labs last year and we will cap our labs again to make sure students receive a quality education. We expect our Junior/Senior Select Lab of Michael Antonucci/Brian Manuel and Sophomore/Junior Select Lab of Burch/Brovero and Waldinger/Brown Lab to fill up early so we encourage you to apply early. A History of Winning National Tournaments Capitol Debate has a good track record of producing champions. Graduates of the Capitol Classic in the past have won tournaments such as Greenhill, Bronx Science, Iowa Caucus, USC, and have been in finals in tournaments such at the Tournament of Champions, University of Michigan, NFL Nationals, and MBA. Our graduates have gone on to college debate to make it to the finals of the NDT and win the Copeland Award! Be the next champion with Capitol Classic. A Leading Faculty Michael Antonucci, Georgetown University As a high school coach, Mr. Antonucci has coached top speakers at the Glenbrooks and the Barkeley Forum, tournament winners at Greenhill, Georgetown Day, and Omaha Westside, finalists at Harvard and St. Mark's, two of the top ten teams at the 2005 NFL Nationals, and late elim participants and top ten speakers at virtually every major national competition. As a Northwestern coach, he helped to propel teams to two first round at large bids, quarterfinals of the National Debate Tournament, and late elimination rounds of the prestigious Harvard, Kentucky, Berkeley, Georgia State, USC and Wake Forest tournaments. He has previously taught exceptionally well-reviewed lab groups and classes at Northwestern University, the Dartmouth Debate Institute, the New York's IMPACT Coalition's Institute and Training Initiative, and the University of Iowa. Adrienne Brovero, University of Mary Washington Adrienne debated for Wake Forest in the 90s, winning multiple national tournaments and reaching the semi-finals of the National Debate Tournament twice. She and her partner were also awarded the prestigious Rex Copeland Award as the top-ranked team during the regular season. Since then, Adrienne has coached at Wake, Michigan, Northwestern, Richmond, and is now the debate coach at the University of Mary Washington in Virginia. In her 15 years of coaching, her teams have won nearly every tournament on the national circuit, including four National Debate Tournament championships. In the last year, her UMW squad has reached the quarters or better at several national tournaments, including Kentucky, Wake, USC, Northwestern, the American Debate Association Nationals, and the National Debate Tournament, and they recently reached the semi-finals at Harvard. Adrienne has taught at debate institutes since 1992, including the Fast Track and the Policy Project programs at Wake Forest, the Michigan National Debate Institute, the Iowa National Summer Institute, the Coon Hardy and Zarefsky Scholars programs at Northwestern, and the Gonzaga Debate Institute. Daryl Burch, Capitol Debate Daryl Burch help coach Towson University to the CEDA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP in 2008, CEDA NATIONAL FINALS in 2009, and NDT QUARTER FINALS 2009. Prior to Towson, Daryl coached the University of Louisville to Quarter Finals NDT 2003 and Quarter Finals CEDA NATIONALS 2003. As a high school coach at duPont Manual, Daryl's teams were the HARVARD INVITATIONAL CHAMPIONS, HARVARD ROUND ROBIN RUNNER UP, GREENHILL ROUND ROBIN RUNNER UP, NORTHWESTERN JR ROUND ROBIN RUNNER UP, MICHIGAN JR ROUND ROBIN CHAMPIONS and MBA SEMI FINALIST. Additionally, he cleared teams at TOCs, MBA, GLENNBROOKS, GREENHILL, Univ Michigan, CFL NATIONALS, LEXINGTON, OHIO VALLEY, EGR, and MAINE EAST. Daryl Taught at the following Camps: Michigan State, Michigan Classic, Michigan National Debate Institute, Iowa, Emory, Towson University, and the Capitol Classic. Brian Manuel, Harvard and Lakeland Brian Manuel has been coaching debate for a decade. He is widely recognized for unrivaled talent in creating and rebuilding programs from the bottom up. Brian has coached for Harvard University, Lakeland High School, Chattahoochee High School, Cathedral Preparatory School, and Scranton High School. His teams have reached the elimination rounds of many national tournaments, including the 2008 Tournament of Champions, and have had final round appearances at Wake Forest, Bronx Science, The University of Michigan, Lexington High School, and the 2007 National Catholic Forensic League Grand National Tournament. He has also coached the champions of the 2003 Bronx Science and 2008 Barkley Forum tournaments. Additionally, his teams have participated in a number of national round robins including The Greenhill School, Georgetown University, The University of Michigan, Pace Academy, College Prep/Cal, and Harvard University. Previously, Brian has taught at both the Kentucky National Debate Institute, with the Fellows program, and the Stanford National Forensics Institute and Extended Week programs. Patrick Waldinger, Boston College Patrick Waldinger is currently the Debate Coach at Boston College. Patrick attended high school at Cathedral Prep where he debated and twice broke at NFL Nationals. Patrick went on to debate in college at Catholic University, earning many accomplishments including winning the 2003 ADA National Championship and qualifying twice for the National Debate tournament. Before coaching at Boston College, Patrick attended graduate school at Wake Forest where he was an assistant coach and helped his teams reach late elimination rounds at the NDT. Patrick has seven years of experience teaching at debate institutes, including the Capitol Classic, Wake Debate Workshop and the SDI at Michigan State. An Advanced Curriculum Capitol Classic is committed to bringing ALL camp participants to the next level. Our number one motto is that no students fall through the institute cracks. Every student receives the unique attention they need to excel in debate. From daily practice debates to speech redos to lots of mini debates, you will receive individualized feedback you need to having a winning season. The Capitol Debate Institute is dedicated to skill improvement through hands-on instruction. Critical to our curriculum are small group seminars that supplement each debater's understanding of lectures; small theory classes that focus on in-depth understanding of vital theoretical issues; and lots of skill exercises followed by thorough critiques. GREAT AMENITIES All students will stay in FULL SIZE apartments in Newman Towers with a Full Kitchen, Living Room, and AIR CONDITIONING! Meals all provided right in dorms for your convenience. Access to University Athletic club to play basketball, swim and have fun. All Classrooms are state of the art technology - Projectors, Large Screen, Advanced Audio, etc in all rooms. The program will be housed in the University's Business School which has been newly renovated. You can apply now at http://www.capitol-debate.com/capitolclassic09.asp Feel free to email me at bratt@capitol-debate.com with any questions. We are excited about our upcoming summer!
  24. Matt - Thank you for your comments - it was a pleasure having you as a judge at our tournament. Our 2010 Tournament will run October 29-31, 2010.
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