from Vermont Debate AKA The Voice of Edwin is the weekly newsletter
of the Edwin Lawrence Debate Union at the University of Vermont, an
endowed co-curricular program which trains students in debating and
sponsors national competition and community events. The newsletter is
published every Tuesday during the school year and infrequently at other
times. Alfred C. Snider is the Director. 802-656-0097 voice, 802-238-8345
mobile, 802-656-4275 fax, firstname.lastname@example.org
email, and http://debate.uvm.edu/ldu.html
UVM and the Lawrence
Debate Union once again honor Robert "Doc" Huber, who coached at UVM
for over 40 years, won championships, and created a secure endowment for UVM
debate by getting Edwin Lawrence to invest in future debaters. The tournament
is a conscientiously scheduled tournament so that all east region teams will
be able to attend and there is a weekend "free" of other East tournaments
on either side. The highlights will be the hospitality of the LDU crew, especially
in terms of lunch on Saturday. Last year UVM debaters, parents, and alums got
down to doing some good cooking and provided everyone with great home cooked
dishes to fit a wide variety of tastes. This year we hope to do more of the
Rounds on Saturday October 18th will be at 8:30 AM, 11 AM, 2:30 PM, 5 PM, and 7 PM. Sunday the sixth round will be at 8 AM, with awards, announcements, and more food following at 11:30. The elimination rounds will be at 12:30, 2:30 PM, 4:30 PM, and the finals at 6:30 PM. Events are centered in Lafayette Hall on the main campus. All are invited.
UVM teams, by a vote of the squad, will debate in prelims but will not qualify for elimination rounds. Also, it was decided that disclosure of your aff is due to Gordie on Thursday at email@example.com.
TEAMS: Harrington-Anderson, Greenbaum-Baldyga, Landsman-Roos-Perez, Myers-Muradian, Mates-Massey, Varela-Kern, Velez-Reimer, Hill-Marty-others, Cardan-Hitchcock, Fortin-Rand, Wright-Lehrer, Dzialo-Zampieri, Sanders-Blumberg, Mayer-Supernaw.
JUDGES: Lockwood, Cole, Knops, Witney, Hoag, both Morgan Parmetts if needed. Other judges may include Ramsey, Crittenden, Jackson.
HOUSING: 12 Marist people, 5 Buffalo people.
-Administration by UVM coaches Justin and Helen Morgan Parmett, tabulation and pairings by Gordie Miller and UVM alumni Maxwell Schnurer of Marist College, and exciting night life provided by our many social directors.
-Unusual and provocative awards, as is our custom.
-A huge number of UVM teams competing.
AND THE PEAK OF THE LEAF SEASON!
Coach Alfred "Tuna" Snider will be attending the International Debate Education Association global assembly in Dubrovnik, Croatia this weekend. Attended by debate organizers from over 35 countries, it is an excellent opportunity for networking and outreach. Snider will be chairing a panel and responding to papers written by scholars from Japan, Hungary, Kazakhstan, and Moldova. The title of the panel is entitled, "Argumentation and advocacy in contemporary politics."
<== Last year's meeting, Krakow, Poland
Plans will be afoot for developing a faculty base for the World Debate Institute session to be held in China in April, 2004, as well as preparations for the All-Balkan Debate Workshop Snider will be directing over the Thanksgiving break. There is also hope of attracting more international students to WDI, as well as possible plans to hold a WDI session in Europe.
10/31-11/2 West Point
11/7-9 Central Oklahoma
11/15-17 Wake Forest
1/3-8 North Texas-Texas Dallas swing
2/6-8 West Virginia
2/28-29 DISTRICT8/CEDA East at Marist
3/19-22 CEDA Nats Louisville
Research Director is Jillian Marty. Assignments accepted must be completed.
RESEARCH ASSIGNMENTS DUE THIS WEEK: CASE HITS WED 9:30 PM, OTHER ASSIGNMENTS THURSDASY 8 PM
Watch Flashpoint from your computer screen whenever you want! You will need RealPlayer installed on your computer to become a part of our growing audience. Here are some recent programs now available at http://debate.uvm.edu/flashpoint.html. Watch on Burlington Channel 15 Wednesday 12:30 PM, Thursday 10 PM, Saturday 1 PM.
NEXT TAPING OCTOBER 25, NOON. PLAN TO DO THREE SHOWS! PICK TOPICS NEXT WEEK!
UVM DEBATE WAS #10 IN THE CEDA NATIONAL SWEEPSTAKES FOR 2002-2003.
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