Spring Coaches Meeting May 24 at CAS

The Connecticut Middle School Debate League Spring Coaches Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 24 at 4 pm at CAS in Cheshire.  The address is 30 Realty Drive, Cheshire, CT  06410.  Or you can visit their website:  http://cas.casciac.org/ .

Please email (jen.posner@ctmsdebate.org ) if you plan to atend.  Include any items you would like to see on the agenda or questions, comments or concerns about the league.

This is our primary business meeting of the year so please try to be there on May 24.


April Tournament Results

211 debaters (76 teams) from 20 schools came together at Eastern Middle School in Greenwich on Saturday and debated the motion:

This House would colonize Mars.

First place was earned by The Hive’s team of Halle Hunt, Ava Prevey & Bronwyn Walsh, with second going to Smith Middle School’s team of Anana Turner and Leah Levebvre.

Results are now available on Tabroom.com under  the tournament entry, CTMSDL Apr 22.  Select the Results tab.  Or you may download the results here:

Proposition prevailed in 47% of the debates.

Congrats to all of our Middle School debaters! Many, many thanks go to everyone who makes our tournaments possible: coaches, parents (including Eastern’s fabulous team of volunteers!), judges (including 29 High School and college debaters!), Everett Rutan, Eliza Posner, Jennifer Hunt, and Evan Streams on tab, and our hosts Bruce Johnson and Eastern Middle School. Thank you to the Greenwich Branch of the English Speaking Union and Robert Whitby for their sponsorship and support.

If you are missing any ballots in your envelopes, please let me know and I’ll send you copies.

As always, please email us with questions, comments and concerns.