A reminder – there is a teacher workshop at Claremont McKenna College scheduled for Saturday, October 19. The details are included here: PDP Workshops.CMC.1920 In addition to the October 19, there will be a workshop on January 11. There will… Read More ›
Seeking debaters fluent in Spanish (technical proficiency for academic debating) for workshops, demonstration debates, and tournaments in Panama! In Spring 2019, the HSPDP expanded operations to Panama. Debate programming is in English and Spanish. Hundreds of students and teachers have attended workshops… Read More ›
The initial 2019-20 SoCal HSPDP tournament, originally scheduled for October 12, will be re-scheduled later in the year, due to difficulty in securing a site for the event.
The opening tournament for 2019-20 will be Saturday, November 9. St. Margaret’s Episcopal School, San Juan Capistrano, will host the event. The tournament will also serve as one of 3 regional HSPDP Championships; this event is designated as the Orange… Read More ›
Available now! The primary calendar includes 9 league events – a teacher workshop and 7 league invitational tournaments, as well as the HSPDP Championship in April. Three league tournaments will be designated as regional championships – Orange County, Desert Valleys,… Read More ›
The Middle School Public Debate Southwest Championship will be held at Mount San Antonio College in Walnut, CA on Saturday, April 27. More than 135 teams are expected to debate in the event. High school debaters in the HSPDP are… Read More ›
TOURNAMENT DATE/LOCATION/TOPICS The 2019 High School Public Debate Program (HSPDP) Championship Tournament is scheduled for Sunday,April 28. The event will be held at the International School of Los Angeles, Burbank. The pre-announced topics for the event include the following. They are NOT listed in… Read More ›