New York City Urban Debate League

High School Tournament #1 Results!

<p>Thank you everyone for coming out to NYC High School Tournament #1 to kick off the school year. 33 schools, 296 students, 126 judges, staff parents, volunteers, 2 boroughs, 2 locations, 2 topics, 1 workshop, and Halloween Candy for all!&nbsp; Thank you to Leon Goldstein High School for hosting the Policy Debate Tournament. Thank you to Beacon High School for hosting the Public Forum Debate Tournament. The policy debate resolution was on immigration reform. And the public forum debate topic was on the United Nations Law of the Seas.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The day began with a letter by Michelle Obama (<a href=/news/michelle-obama-invites-all-nyc-high-school-debate-teams-to-meet-her” rel=” noopener” target=”_blank”>click here</a>).&nbsp; First Lady Michelle Obama invited over 100 high school debaters from the NYC Urban Debate League to her speech at the Barclays in December!&nbsp; At Beacon High School we also hosted a workshop for about 40-50 beginner debaters. And the rest of the day was all debates!&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><span style=”background-color: transparent;”>Thank you for all our participating schools:&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style=”background-color: transparent;”>American Studies