As of this week, UGA is ranked first in all three college debate organizational rankings - the American Debate Association, the Cross-Examination Debate Association, and the National Debate tournament - ahead of Harvard, Wake Forest, Emory, Michigan, Northwestern, among hundreds of other institutions. Go Dawgs!
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Thu, 10/11/2018 - 10:54am
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 11:05am
he University of Georgia will be debating at the 2018 Kentucky Round Robin. The rising senior team of Nathan Rice and Johnnie Stupek will be representing UGA and the Georgia Debate Union at the 2018 Run for the Roses at the University of Kentucky, other wise known as the Kentucky Round Robin. It will take place in late September. The Kentucky Round Robin features the top 7 returning teams in the nation. The other 6 teams are from Emory…
Sun, 05/13/2018 - 11:08am
The Digital Debate Camp provides instruction for Cross-examination Policy, Lincoln-Douglass, and Public Forum debate. We strategically tailor student interaction to create unique programs ideal for all expertise levels from the young novice to the seasoned veteran. Whatever your style or experience, you can find help at the Digital Debate Camp sponsored by the Georgia Debate Union! More information can be found at the DDC's website.
Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:21am
The teams of Advait Ramanan/Swapnil Agrawal and Nathan Rice/Johnnie Stupek both earned first round "at large" bids to the 72nd National Debate Tournament recently held at Wichita State University. The first round voting was recently released and both teams finished in the top 14 teams in the country. It is the first time in the history of the Georgia Debate Union that two UGA teams have earned first round bids in the same year.The voting…
Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:35am
For the first time in the Georgia Debate Union's history, two teams representing UGA received first-round at-large bids to the National Debate Tournament. For the fourth time in the history of the GDU, a third team representing UGA qualified for the National Debate Tournament. The only other teams to receive two first-round at large bids to the 2018 NDT were Harvard, Emory, and Kentucky. The other teams to receive a third team to the 2018 NDT…
Wed, 02/07/2018 - 11:36am
Our annual high school tournament, the Bulldog Debates, will be held in Athens, GA from March 9-11. More information about the tournament - a TOC bid in semis for policy debate - can be found here. We hope to see you in Athens this spring!
Tue, 01/30/2018 - 12:56pm
The Georgia Debate Union has started off 2018 with a bang, finishing in the top 10 of every tournament we've attended since the start of the New Year! Juniors Advait Ramanan, Swapnil Agrawal, Nathan Rice, and Johnnie Stupek tied for first-place and won the Hurricane Debates at the University of Miami for the 2nd straight year. They also each cleared to the elimination rounds at the Cal-Berkeley tournament, with Advait and Swapnil finishing tied…
Mon, 12/04/2017 - 12:57pm
The team of Advait Ramanan and Swapnil Agrawal recently received an invitation to the prestigious Dartmouth Round Robin, which is held every January in Hanover, New Hampshire. They are one of 7 teams invited, competing against teams from Harvard, Northwestern, Emory, Kansas, Kentucky, and UNLV. More information about the team and the invitation to the Dartmouth Round Robin can be found here. Go Dawgs!
Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:59pm
Teams from the Georgia Debate Union have started the 2017-18 season on a very strong note, with teams earning top 10 finishes at each of the first three tournaments, including a victory at the Vanderbilt tournament. The junior-junior teams of Nathan Rice and Johnnie Stupek and Advait Ramanan and Swapnil Agrawal finished tied for 5th at the season opening tournament at Georgia State University and finished tied for 9th at the University of…
Thu, 06/01/2017 - 1:00pm
The Georgia Debate Union has partnered with the Digital Debate Camp to expand access and opportunities for high school debaters within and beyond the state of Georgia. It services high school policy, public forum, and Lincoln-Douglas debate formats. The Digital Debate Camp, created by Georgia Debate Union assistant coach and PhD Candidate in Communication Studies Steven Murray, is an online debate camp aimed at lowering entry barriers for…