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Youth Debate Finals
Youth Debate Bowl
The Youth Debate Bowl is a marquee event on Gallaudet’s Youth Programs calendar. Created to foster critical thinking and public speaking skills in a fun, inclusive environment, the Youth Debate Bowl is open to all individual middle school (Grades 6-8) and high school (Grades 9-12) students. Students from mainstream programs, Deaf schools, and even homeschool programs are welcome to participate.
For more information, the Rules and Guidelines manual can be downloaded here.
2023-2024 Youth Debate Bowl Timeline
If you have any questions, please contact us.
Watch the Youth Debate Finals on Friday, April 21st at 7:30 P.M. ET at Elstad Auditorium. This event will be live streamed on GU Youth Programs' facebook page. MIDDLE SCHOOL DEBATERS: Kailea Davis-Kent & Tobias Lockhart Proposition: Live animal exhbitions should be banned. HIGH SCHOOL...
Here is our 2023-2024 Youth Debate Bowl Timeline: Submissions open: September 15th Submissions close: November 17th Advancement announced: November 27th Semifinals: January 22nd - 26th Finals at Gallaudet University: March 8th-10th
Year HS 1st place HS 2nd place MS 1st place MS 2nd place 2023 Lydia Castle Ty Willey Kailea Davis-Kent Tobias Lockhart 2022 Lydia Castle Ryan Kennedy Jonah Abenchuchan Keene Shank 2021 Surabhi Gangadkar Marissa Giuntoli Jonah Abenchuchan Mattea King
Watch the orientation video found in the resources tab to learn how to get involved and successfully participate in Youth Debate. If you have further questions, contact us using the contact form below.
Manager, Youth Programs
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