The Colgate University Debate Society and the Colgate Speaking Union are
proud to present the first annual Colgate University International
More than just a warm-up for US BP Nationals the Colgate IV will be a
truly international tournament incorporating on top notch debaters and
adjudicators from around the world. We will strive to ensure that each
room is staffed by a panel of highly trained judges.
In addition to world class debate the Colgate University Tournament will
feature a wide range of activities, showcasing Colgate’s fantastic
Overview of the tournament:
48 Team Maximum (15 spots will be reserved for non-North American Teams)
We are pleased to announce that the CA for our tournament is going to be
Logan Balavijendran (CA at both 2005 & 2011 Worlds).
The Convener will be Colgate's own Austin Schwartz
There will be an initial team cap of 2 teams, 1 judge
Transportation to and from Syracuse International Airport will be
provided free of charge
The hotel cost will be $98 per night (up to 4 people per room) and will
be located right in beautiful downtown Hamilton.
Breakfast and Lunch will be provided and we will be negotiating
discounted dinner rates at the local restaurants.
The registration fee will be $100 per team ($25 per judge)
There will be at least one social with beverages of ALL sorts!
International Teams and those going to the Hobart and William Smith
Round Robin will be invited to participate in a number of fun activities
in the surrounding area.
Limited financial assistance will be available
For questions or to register please contact Austin Schwartz at
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