Inaugural Middle School Debate Tournament Draws Good Numbers

The first-ever middle school debate tournament was held on Saturday, January 31, 2015, at Wamogo Middle School in Litchfield. Ten schools and over 100 debaters competed in the inaugural event. The Connecticut Debate Association (CDA) extends its heartfelt thanks to Coach Scott Brady for hosting the tournament and to the Greenwich Branch of the English-Speaking Union of the United States for donating trophies.

The Immaculate High School (Danbury) team of Haven Hunt and Camden Archambeau placed first, with Haven Hunt receiving the first place speaker award. The complete results can be downloaded from the CT Middle School Debate League website at

The CDA, under the auspices of CAS, will host its next middle level tournament on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Bethel Middle School. Click here for more information about this upcoming event.

If you are interested in being a part of the middle school debate league or know someone who is, please email Everett Rutan at ejrutan3atctdebatedotorg or Dave Maloney at dmaloneyatcasciacdotorg.