Saturday, March 18, 2017

2017 Debate and Speech Banquet


We hope you can join us to celebrate the Edina Debate and Speech teams at our annual Spring Banquet on April 18th.
 
When: 
April 18, 2017 6-8PM
 
Where:  
Braemar Golf Course
6364 John Harris Drive
Edina, MN 55436
 

Monday, January 16, 2017

It Takes A Team


State runner-up in Public Forum
We have 113 debaters on the team, and in a way everybody contributed to our success this weekend. Hard work and having debaters willing to sacrifice to help others is what makes our team work.

Thanks to these students who worked doing scouting and prepping:

Mark Kivimaki
Sandra Chen
Jonah Rosenthal
Tanner Jones
Kathleen Scoggin
James Kuznecoff
Khalid Ishani
Aarathi Garimella
Jenny Ma
Aditya Rewalliwar

Also Edina debate alums Max Schleck and Arvind Veluvalli. 

Here is a summary of results -- we had a historic State tournament:

Champions Policy - Sukriti Rawal and Maggie Wells
Runner-up Public Forum - Matt Nissen and Theo Teske
Quarterfinalist Policy - Claire Carlson and Megan Shannahan
Quarterfinalist Public Forum - David Ma and Richard Zhu
Quarterfinalist Lincoln-Douglas - Gloria Mi
Quarterfinalist Lincoln-Douglas - Anand Mittal

And finally we appreciate the effort our our coaches who provide strong advice and model the effort the expect of our debaters: 

Jasmine Stidham
Christian Rodriguez
Pete Gokey
Drew James
Tim Greenfield
Adam Freilich
Hayley Pierce-Ramsdell
Harley Pierce-Ramsdell

Along with ad hoc help from Bailey Rung, John Scoggin, and Derek Green. 


2017 State Champions


Sunday, January 15, 2017

National Qualifers @ Lakeville North




NSDA National Qualifiers
Lakeville North High School
19600 Ipava Ave, Lakeville, MN 55044 [map]
20-21 January 2017

This is a double-elimination tournament.  The last 3 entries remaining are the ones who qualify for nationals. 

C-X Debate
   Sukriti Rawal - Margaret Wells
   Claire Carlson - Megan Shannahan
   Tanner Engh - Zelda Kleser

L-D Debate
   Anand Mittal
   Houlin Mi
   Jonah Rosenthal
   Mark Kivimaki

Public Forum
   David Ma - Richard Zu
   James Kuznecoff - Khalid Ishani
  Aarathia Garimella - Jenny Ma
   Matthew Nissen - Theodore Teske

Schedule for 2017 Nationals in Birmingham, Alabama.  Depart on June 17, return on June 24.
Click for larger version.




Times
Friday - depart EHS at 2:30 sharp, return about 10:30 or 11PM.
Saturday - depart EHS at 7AM *
* You will need a ride home when tournament is over; no return bus.

Coaches
Andy Charrier - bus on Friday
Tim Greenfield - bus on Saturday

Friday January 20, 2017 Lakeville North High School
Policy Registration
2:15 - 3:00 PM: Registration - Will take place in the Lakeville North Auditorium. Please do not arrive before 2:15 PM but please arrive by 3:00 PM so we can schedule round #1 and get going by 3:30 PM. To help make registration run more smoothly please call my cell phone (651-283-5976) to confirm your entry and your estimated time of arrival at Lakeville North High School
Policy Debate
3:30  Round #1 Policy Debate
5:15  Round #2 Policy Debate
7:30  Round #3 Policy Debate
LD Debate

3:30  Round #1 LD Debate
5:00  Round #2 LD Debate
6:30  Round #3 LD Debate
8:30  Round #4 LD Debate

*All schools who advance to Saturday must fill out judge strikes for Saturday before leaving on Friday night

Saturday January 21, 2017
7:45 AM –  All Policy, PF and LD Schools Must Check in with the Tab Room by 7:45 AM so that our tournament can run on time. Tab Room location at Lakeville North High School is to be determined.

Policy Debate
8:00 AM - All Policy School head coaches must be in the tab room for the placing of judges on panels
8:30 AM  Round #4 Policy Debate
10:30 AM - All Policy School head coaches must be in the tab room for the placing of judges on panels
11:00 AM Round #5 Policy Debate
1:00 PM - All Policy School head coaches must in the tab room for the placing of judges on panels
1:30 PM  Round #6 Policy Debate
3:30 PM - All Policy School head coaches must be in the tab room for the placing of judges on panels
4:00 PM  Round #7 Policy Debate

LD Debate

8:30 AM - All LD School head coaches must be in the tab room for the placing of judges on panels
9:00 AM  Round #5 LD Debate
11:30 AM - All LD School head coaches must be in the tab room for the placing of judges on panels
12:00 PM Round #6 LD Debate
2:30 PM - All LD School head coaches must be in the tab room for the placing of judges on panels
3:00 PM - Round #7 LD Debate

Public Forum Debate
8:30 AM Round #1 PF Debate
9:45 AM Round #2 PF Debate

11:00 AM Round #3 PF Debate
11:30 - All PF School head coaches must be in the tab room for the placing of judges on panels.
12:30  PM - Round #4
2:00   PM - All PF School head coaches must be in the tab room for the placing of judges on panels
2:30 PM - Round #5
4:00 PM - All PF School head coaches must be in the tab toom for the placing of judges on panels
4:30 PM - Round #6

Awards
6:00 PM - Awards for all 3 events (any events requiring a debate back - that round will follow awards)

Sunday, January 8, 2017

MSHSL State Championship 2017

The 116th MSHSL State Debate Tournament [MSHSL info page]
University of Minnesota - Blegen Hall
269 19th Avenue S Minneapolis, MN 55455 [map+photo]
13-14 January 2017




Bus
Friday - depart EHS 7AM EPAC door, return 9PM (estimate) **
Saturday - depart EHS 7AM EPAC door , return 6:30PM (estimate)

** Friday morning we're stopping at a place near the U (Hard Times Cafe) where you can get a coffee or something for breakfast.  We want to use this time to review our plans for the day.   
You'll need to bring cash - they take ONLY cash.

Policy Debate
Sukriti Rawal and Maggie Wells
Claire Carlson and Megan Shannahan
Scouting: 
Tanner Engh
Zelda Kieser

Lincoln-Douglas
Gloria Mi
Anand Mittal
Scouting:
Jonah Rosenthal
Mark Kivimaki
Sandra Chen
Kathleen Scoggin
Tanner Jones

Public Forum

Theo Teske and Matt Nissen
David Ma and Richard Zhu
Scouting:
James Kuznecoff
Khalid Ishani

Policy Schedule - Friday
9:15 a.m. Registration begins for Judges, Participants & Coaches
9:45 a.m. Judges’ Meeting
10:00 a.m. Coaches’ & Participants’ Meeting
10:30 a.m. ROUND 1
12:30 p.m. ROUND 2
Dinner
3:00 p.m. ROUND 3
6:00 p.m. ROUND 4
Saturday
7:15 a.m. Registration begins for Judges, Participants & Coaches
8:15 a.m. ROUND 5
10:15 a.m. Announce Qtr. Finalists
10:30 a.m. QUARTERFINALS
12:00 p.m. Lunch:  Judges, Participants & Coaches
1:30 p.m. Announce Semifinalists
1:45 p.m. SEMIFINALS
4:00 p.m. Announce Finalists
4:15 p.m. FINALS
6:00 p.m. Awards

Lincoln-Douglas/Public Forum - Friday
10:15 a.m. Registration begins for Judges, Participants & Coaches
10:45 a.m. Judges’ Meeting
11:00 a.m. Coaches’ & Participants’ Meeting
11:30 a.m. ROUND 1
12:45 p.m. ROUND 2
Dinner
2:45 p.m. ROUND 3
5:00 p.m. ROUND 4
Saturday
7:15 a.m. Registration begins for Judges, Participants & Coaches
8:00 a.m. ROUND 5
9:15 a.m. ROUND 6
10:15 a.m. Announce Qtr. Finalists
10:45 a.m. QUARTERFINALS
11:15 a.m. Lunch:  Participants & Coaches
12:00 p.m. Lunch:  Judges
1:30 p.m. Announce Semifinalists
2:00 p.m. SEMIFINALS
3:00 p.m. Announce Finalists
3:15 p.m. FINALS
4:00 p.m. Awards

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Jan 6-7 Sections @ East Ridge



Section 6 Debate Tournament
East Ridge High School
4200 Pioneer Drive, Woodbury, MN 55129
6-7 January 2017

Bus
Friday - 2:45PM depart EPAC, return estimate 9PM
Saturday - 7AM depart EPAC, return estimate 6PM

Coach in Charge
Andy Charrier

Reminders
Bring food for both days.

Times -  Policy
Round 1 4PM Friday
Round 2 6PM
Round 3 8:30AM Saturday
Round 4 11:00AM
Results ASAP *

* Section 6 is done early, meaning you can scout other sections for the rest of the afternoon

Times - LD and PF
Round 1 4PM Friday
Round 2 5PM
Round 3 6:30PM
Round 4 7:45PM
Round 5 8:30PM Saturday
Round 6 9:45AM
Round 7  11AM
Results ASAP **

7 rounds for PF and LD with rounds 1 and 2 being preset and then rounds 3-6 being H/L powered. Round 7 we will pair so that middle debaters square off against one another for spots to state.

** Section 6 LD and PF are done early, meaning you can scout other sections for the rest of the afternoon

Policy
Claire and Megan
Maggie and Sukriti

LD
Anand and Gloria
Prep squad: Jonah, Mark, Sandra, Tanner, Om

PF
David and Richard
Theo and Matt

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Blake and U of MN Tournament Info

Blake School @ Minneapolis Hyatt
1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403

St. Francis High School @ University of Minnesota
Blegen Hall, 269 19th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Food
There are a handful of places to walk to for food, this is true for both tournaments.  Neither has a traditional concession stand, although Blake does have some food catered to be sold.

Bus
Friday - depart 7AM from door 8; estimated return is 8PM
Saturday - depart 7AM from door 7. First stop will by Hyatt then on to U of MN.  We'll have bus pick up LD and PF people at U of MN, then drop at Hyatt until awards are done (~6PM); anybody still in after awards will need a parent ride home

(Keep scrolling, U of MN info listed after Blake info.)


ENTRIES for Blake


Code Event Name
Edina CS Policy Debate Carlson & Shannahan
Edina EK Policy Debate Engh & Kieser
Edina RW Policy Debate Rawal & Wells
Edina KS Lincoln Douglas Kathleen Scoggin
Edina MK Lincoln Douglas Mark Kivimaki
 Rahil Modi Congressional Debate Rahil Modi
 Saumya Mangalick Congressional Debate Saumya Mangalick
Edina Saumya Mangalick Congressional Round Robin Saumya Mangalick
Edina FC Public Forum Fan & Chen
Edina GM Public Forum Garimella & Ma
Edina IK Public Forum Ishani & Kuznecoff
Edina MZ Public Forum Ma & Zhu
Edina MB Public Forum Maynor & Bevers
Edina NT Public Forum Nissen & Teske








JUDGES for Blake


Notes Category First Last

Congressional Round Robin Amanda Soczynski

Policy Tiffany Haas

Policy jasmine stidham
Block against Blaine Lincoln Douglas Harley Pierce-Ramsdell
Friday only Congressional Debate Bailey Rung
Saturday Congressional Debate Amanda Soczynski
Saturday only--use for Elims Public Forum Devin Evers
Friday only--Round 5 Public Forum Kat Flaig

Public Forum Tim Greenfield
Friday only--Rounds 3, 4, 5 Public Forum Matthew Hintz
BLOCK AGAINST EAGAN. SATURDAY ONLY.  CAN COVER ELIM ROUNDS Public Forum Maggie Parra
Friday only--Rounds 3, 4, 5 Public Forum Eva Wood

Public Forum Round Robin Tim Greenfield

Policy Schedule (Blake)
December 19, 2014 (FRIDAY)
8:00               Release Pairings – Outside Skyway A/B, debate floors and the web.
9:00               Round 1–Policy (Preset)
11:00             Round 2–Policy (Preset)
2:30               Round 3–Policy
5:30               Round 4–Policy
9:00               Coach and Judge Reception
December 20, 2014 (SATURDAY)
7:00                 Pairings released
8:00                 Round 5–Policy
11:00               Round 6–Policy
2:00                 Round 7–Policy
5:00                Awards
6:30                Double Octofinals–Policy
December 21,  2014 (SUNDAY)


Elimination rounds - Emory tutorial style
8:00   Octofinals
11:00 Quarterfinals
2:00   Semifinals
5:00   Finals

LD Schedule for Blake
December 16, 2016 (FRIDAY)
7:30 Release Pairings – Online Tabroom.com
8:30 Round 1 -­ LD
11:00 Round 2 -­ LD
2:00 Round 3 -­ LD
5:00 Round 4 -­ LD
9:00 Coach and Judge Reception
December 17, 2016 (SATURDAY)
7:00 Pairings Released
8:00 Round 5 -­ LD
11:00 Round 6 -­ LD
2:00 Triples (Partial) -­ LD
5:00 Awards (approx. time we are usually close)
6:30 Double Octofinals -­ LD

Public Forum Schedule for Blake
December 16, 2016 (Friday)
7:30 Release Pairings – online Tabroom.com
8:30 Round 1 -­ Public Forum
10:30 Round 2 -­ Public Forum
1:00 Round 3 -­ Public Forum
3:30 Round 4 -­ Public Forum
6:00 Round 5 -­ Public Forum
9:00 Coach and Judge Reception
December 17, 2016 (Saturday)
7:30 Pairings released
8:00 Round 6 -­ Public Forum
11:00 Elimination rounds will begin and finish Saturday night
All 4-­2 records will clear.
Judges are obligated thru the first FULL elim round
5:00 Awards Assembly
6:30 Elimination rounds continue

Congressional Debate Schedule for Blake
December 16, 2016 (FRIDAY)
9-­9:30 Opening Meeting
9:45-­12:00 Session 1
1:00 – 3:15 Session 2
3 :30 – 5:45 Session 3
9:00 Coach and Judge Reception
December 17, 2016 (SATURDAY)
8:00 -­ 10:15 Session 4
12:30 – 4:00 Finals, Lakeshore A
5:00 Awards

Congressional Debate Round Robin for Blake
SCHEDULE -­ DECEMBER 18, 2016 (SUNDAY)
7:30-­8:15 Breakfast
8:15 – 9:45 Round Robin Session Hearing
9:45 -­ 10:00 Break
10:00 Announcement of Selected Legislation
10:15 -­ 11:30 Debate on Legislation
11:30-­12:30 Lunch for Participants/Judges
12:30-­2:00 Emergency Session Scenario
2:45 or ASAP Awards


ENTRIES for SWAMP


Code Event Name
Edina AM Lincoln-Douglas Debate Anand Mittal
Edina GM Lincoln-Douglas Debate Gloria Mi
Edina JR Lincoln-Douglas Debate Jonah Rosenthal
Edina SC Lincoln-Douglas Debate Sandra Chen
Edina TJ Lincoln-Douglas Debate Tanner Jones
Edina UK Lincoln-Douglas Debate Uma Kumar-Montei








JUDGES for SWAMP


Notes Category First Last

Lincoln-Douglas Andy Charrier
Block against Blaine Lincoln-Douglas Hayley Pierce-Ramsdell

Lincoln-Douglas Bailey Rung


LD and Schedule (U of MN- Saturday)
1 – 8:15 (starting at 8:15 to ensure round 2 is done by 10:30)
#2 – 9:15
#3A – 10:30 - flighted
#3B – 11:30 - flighted
#4 – 1:00
#5 – 2:00