CT Middle School Debate League Winter Tournament

Saturday, January 26, 2019  9:30 - 4:00

Bethel Middle School, 600 Whittlesey Dr, Bethel, CT 06801

All Middle Schoolers

Partners will be assigned Sunday, December 30th

(Please register as early as possible.  Partners will be assigned Sunday, December 30th, to allow the kids to maximize their preparation time. Students who register after this date will be assigned to a team as soon as there are enough to form additional teams. Please note this date and make sure you register before then to avoid disappointment. Remember you can register later but then teams will be formed from late registrants.)


Parent Coordinator

Karen Koh


This House, as the United States, would ban hate speech.


  1. Francesca, David Ko, Meher

  2. Claire, Jessica, Nidhi

  3. Dev, Eira, Leeah

  4. Rachel, Kevin, Sneha

  5. Jacob, Varun, Ananya

  6. Ben Lavigne, Leo, Manny

  7. Dhruv, Abhi, Nikhil


Debaters should prepare and argue both sides. There will be three rounds of debate (the first two will be randomly paired, the third will be power-matched) followed by a public final round between the top two teams, and an awards ceremony.


Mrs. H. will leave her place at 8:25 and the kids probably won't return until about 5:00 PM. at the earliest. Debaters may text their parents with updated times.


Debaters may pack their lunches or buy tickets for pizza and drinks when they arrive. Pizza will be $2 per slice and bottles of water and lemonade will be $1 each. 

Parental Attendance



We are required to provide trained judges. Please let us know if you are interested in training to learn to be a judge. It's a lot of fun! 

Indicate below if you are interested in either judging or training to learn.  We will let you know if we need you once we know the number of participants. 


The total cost including registration, participation, judging and coach expenses is $65.

To volunteer to judge, train, or mentor a team, please email us at Admin@WestfieldAcademy.net

To participate and register,