New York City Urban Debate League

YAY FOR YALE!

<div> NYC debaters win more awards than any other city at the Yale University Debate Invitational!!!! <span></span> </div> <!–more–><div> <span></span> </div> <div> <span>Our NYC debaters began the debate season with a bang! &nbsp;Yale University is one of the world’s top universities and hosts one of the most prestigious high school debate tournaments in the nation. &nbsp;The NYC Debate League had not one winner, not two winners, not three winners, not four winners, but over five different winners at the Yale Tournament! Of the 7 top speakers of a tournament featuring over 100 debaters – NYC Debaters took 4 of the 7 awards! &nbsp;</span> </div> <div> <span></span> </div> <div> <span>While the rest of the city slept last Saturday our NYC debaters were already debating Round #1 at the Yale Debate Invitational! &nbsp;Last Friday our city’s top debaters traveled to Yale to compete in two days of debates during the weekend from 8:00am on Saturday to 8:00pm on Sunday. &nbsp;Of the 8 top speakers of a tournament featuring over 100 debaters – NYC Debaters took 4 of the 8 awards! Congratulations to Zully Rosas, Charles Athanasopolous, Geordano Liriano, and Tyler Anderson for taking top awards! Of the over 75 debate teams in the tournament we had five teams of winning records and two of those teams advanced to the quarterfinals. Congratulations to Geordano Liriano &amp; Charles Athanasopolous, Zully Rosas &amp; Angel Marte, Tyler Anderson &amp; Jonathan Diaz, Shamella Jeffers &amp; Guilberly Loussaint. &nbsp;Special shout outs to the Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice for both of their teams going 4-1 and reaching quarterfinals. Finally,&nbsp;a huge shout out to our judges, coaches, volunteers, parents and all our supporters for making this tournament possible!&nbsp;Congratulations NYC Great Debaters for dominating the first tournament of the year!&nbsp;</span> </div> <div> <span><br></span> </div> <div> <span>Thank you everyone for your support of making NYC – America’s top debate city!!!!&nbsp;</span> </div>