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DC Urban Debate ensures every student, regardless of their socio-economic or racial background, to experience speech and debate in order to break barriers and exceed expectations to enter competitive colleges and 4-year Universities.
We are a 501c3 organization so all of your donations are fully tax deductible
since 2002, Dcudl has provided high quality and carefully planned debate programming in over 50 public and private schools in washington dc area.
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High School 8-12th grade
March 25 Thurgood Marshall Academy
April 15 Wilson High School
*Subject to change based on weather and school changes
8th graders can participate in high school OR middle school tournaments, but in high school they must be novices and in middle school they must be Varsity
Public Forum Topics
Public Forum Debate – 2017 Mar PF Topic Area: Middle East
Resolved: The United States should no longer pressure Israel to work toward a two-state solution.
Resolved: The United States ought to replace the Electoral College with a direct national popular vote.
$30/Student (championships in April)
$5/STUDENT- TITLE 1
$5/ALL Student Categories Big Questions
NON MEMBER TEAMS
NO SCHOOL FEES
$5/Student Big Questions
Middle School 5-8th grade
Feb 4 Holy Trinty School (Georgetown)
March 4 Woodrige PCS
April 8 Maya Angelou French Immersion School
May 20 St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School
MS AND HS new schools for next year/pre nats