Roxbury Latin Debate Competition

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

Advanced Debaters - 9-12th grade

Roxbury Latin in West Roxbury, Massachusetts

Registration is closed

(By invitation only)


Rules for Roxbury Latin Debate Competition

Parliamentary with POIs

  • Prime Minister - 5 minute constructive

  • Member of the Opposition - 8 minute speech

  • Minister of the Crown - 8 minute speech

  • Leader of the Opposition - 8 minute speech

  • Prime Minister - 3 minute rebuttal


Meet at Mrs. Henderson’s house on Sunday at 8:20 AM (11 Westfield Road, West Hartford)

If the tournament runs on time, debaters should return home between 7:30 and 8:30 PM


Registration, Participation and Judging fees: $95. This includes two hot, usually quite good, meals, judging and coach's fees.


Parents do not attend these competitions.  


Food and beverages will be available when the debaters arrive, and a complete dinner will be made available from the end of Round III until the beginning of the Exhibition Round. Food is not permitted outside the Refectory. Debaters may bring snacks for between rounds and carry a water bottle to prevent dry mouth during the rounds.