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On 12/9/2013 4:14 PM, Russell Leibowitz wrote:
> Hey everyone,
>
> On behalf of the entire Brandeis Academic Debate and Speech Society, I 
> would like to sincerely thank everyone for coming out to the 2013 
> Brandeis IV. It was an absolutely fantastic tournament, and we are 
> already looking forward to next year. We hope all of you had as great 
> a time debating and judging as we did hosting you. As always, if there 
> are any outstanding questions, comments, or concerns, do let us know.
>
> That being said, many thanks are in order. First of all, thanks to 
> Steve Llano from St. John's for running a super fast and efficient 
> tab. We absolutely would not have been able to run as quick of a 
> tournament without his help. More thanks to all of the fantastic 
> judges 
> <https://docs.google.com/document/d/17M7-iLXDZ1XSucYtioKGp7zk1clZ2P3zeMTiNOZOF_0/edit> 
> who came out this weekend.
>
> Moreover, thanks to Shengwu Li, Ben Kornfeld and Brad Burns for 
> serving on our adjudication staff. The motions led to some fantastic 
> debate, and their help was invaluable in preparing for this 
> tournament. Finally, thanks to Veronica Saltzman, Mike Abrams, and the 
> entire Brandeis team for ensuring this tournament ran well with almost 
> no difficulties. It certainly would not have happened without all of you.
>
> Unfortunately, my file converting skills aren't ideal, so ignore the 
> hyperlinks on the tab documents, but all the information is on them:
>
> You can click this link 
> <https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B9V3cGHsioQFdWFQLXB0Sk4wdEU/edit> for 
> the full team tab.
> You can click this link 
> <https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B9V3cGHsioQFTkN5X21fNjBvXzQ/edit> for 
> the full speaker tab.
> You can click this link 
> <https://docs.google.com/document/d/1srF1cneno1ObqxJg7ByxSrJn24tOMSvtt2TyyAHPOjA/edit> for 
> elimination rounds results.
> You can click this link 
> <https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HfsjZPBjdJrOLLjn9d-g7HWSt7K4n5cLQLJE4iI1_bY/edit> for 
> a list of the motions.
> Attached you will find a zip drive with motion fairness statistics.
>
> Once again, thanks to everyone for coming out, and we hope to see you 
> here in Waltham again next year!
Thank You!
Ya'll did a great job with the tournament. We enjoyed it very much.

Scott
Ithaca College