Loyola University Chicago Debate Team
Founded in 1875, the debate team is the oldest student organization on campus. The team is open to all undergraduates.
Style: NDT/CEDA, Parliamentary and Lincoln-Douglas
Although we are a parliamentary team we invite students with no experience or experience in other styles of debate to join us. Students from a variety of styles have been successful in our program.
|Nick Locke||Vice President|
Fall 2012 Debate Team Schedule:
Sept 15th Marquette University-- World Debate Workshop
Sept 21-23rd The Loyola Rambler at the Water Tower Campus
Oct 19-21 McKendree University
Oct 26-28 Purdue University
The business meeting will be Friday at 5:00 in 04 of Dumach. Practice session have been held on Tuesday and Thursday night and Saturday/Sunday on an ad hoc basis.
Rambler Debate Tournament :
The Loyola University Chicago Debate Team hoststhe annual Rambler Debate Tournament one weekend during fall semester.
The debates follow the National Parliamentary Debate Association’s guidelines. Each debate a new topic dealing with issues of the day will be selected. Students are welcome to attend and serve as audience members if they do not wish to compete. For more information, contact David Romanelli, Director of Debate, at email@example.com.
Travel: All travel decisions are determined by the Director. Students who attend meetings regularly, complete research assignments on time, and participate in practice rounds increase the possibility of being selected for travel. All students are expected to follow the rules expressed by the Director and those outlined in the Student Handbook.
Urban Debate League:
Loyola is committed to the support of the Urban Debate League of Chicago. Debaters often serve as critics/mentors for the UDL.
Debate Scholarship application.
For more information about Loyola's Debate Program please contact:
David Romanelli, Debate Coach
School of Communication
Lewis Towers 902