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Published on February 20, 2018
OCDL Debaters place at Stanford University

Over the weekend (February 10-11), four OCDL debaters competed at the 32nd Annual Stanford Invitational, hosted by Stanford University. The style of debate, Public Forum, is slightly different than the usual OCDL modified parliamentary style. Public Forum features two-member teams,... Continue Reading

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Spring Tournament

on 03/24/18 at Buena Park Junior High


Debaters and coaches arrive at 7:45AM
Judges and volunteers arrive at 8:00AM

Spring Tournament Topics

  • Cryptocurrency does more good than harm.
  • The government should not add fluoride to drinking water.
  • Ban homework!

Student Accomplishments

OCDL Debaters at Tournament of Champions

OCDL debaters past and present qualify at the first annual Tournament of Champions Middle School Division at Lexington, Kentucky.

Brookhurst Takes 1st Place Tournament Award

Brookhurst NRT goes undefeated at the December Holiday tournament, winning them the 1st Place Tournament Award for highest percentage of wins.

OCDL Debaters place at Stanford University

Four OCDL debaters competed at the 32nd Annual Stanford Invitational, hosted by Stanford University. The competitive Junior Varsity Public Forum field was made up of 224 teams from 12 states, Canada, and China, and many of the teams in this division were high school students.