There have been some big tournaments recently that I didn't post the results from:
On October 16-19, the University of Toronto hosted the Hart House IV. There were 84 teams, representing 26 institutions in attendance.
Advancing to quarterfinals were:
The semifinals included:
The champion debate team was UBC B on Closing Opp.
Alaska A (Opening Gov)
McGill C (Opening Opp)
McGill B (Closing Gov)
The top 5 speakers after 5 preliminary rounds were:
1st Place: Rudi Lof of Osgoode A
2nd Place (tie): Saro Setrakian of MGill B & Michael Imeson of Alaska A
4th Place: James Kilcup of Alaska A
5th Place: Sean Stefanik of McGill B
The motions at Hart House were:
Rd 1: THS Turkish membership in the EU.
Rd 2: THS the use of bounty hunters.
Rd 3: TH opposes the ahistorical inclusion of minorities in television and film.
Rd 4: THB China should forcibly reintegrate Taiwan.
Rd 5: Provided we have the technology, THW allow human cloning.
1/4s: THS a 100% death tax.
Semis: THB when states are unable to defend themselves by conventional means, targeting civilian populations are a legitimate act of war.
Finals: THW not contact undiscovered human populations.
Thanks to Shawn Briscoe for sending these to me.