Current Events
 
05/05/2015 10:59 AM by Hays Watson

The Georgia Debate Union would like to extend a huge farewell and thank you to our graduating seniors. Amy Feinberg, Cara Venezia, Maggie Davis, and Rayan Momenah have all contributed in various, important ways to the Georgia debate team and UGA at large and we are excited to see each of you succeed in your future endeavors.

The Georgia Debate Union would also like to extend a special shout-out and thank you to Shyam Shanker - an amazing representative of UGA, a talented researcher, and a strategic debate mind. We know you'll excel as you start law lchool at NYU in the fall.

Go Dawgs!

05/01/2015 06:59 AM by Hays Watson

The early application discount for the 2015 Georgia Debate Institutes has been extended until May 15.

Pay your deposit ($250 for public forum, $500 for policy) by May 15 and enjoy a $100 discount of the tuition price of the camp! 

We hope to see many of you in beautiful Athens, Georgia this summer.  Email georgiadebateinstitutes@gmail.com if you have any questions about the camp.  

02/20/2015 07:43 AM by Hays Watson

The new flier for the 2015 Georgia Debate Institutes is now available! 

It features pricing, dates, and faculty information - we hope you can join us this summer!

01/23/2015 08:19 AM by Hays Watson

The University of Georgia Debate Union recently placed 2nd in the Crowe-Warken intercollegiate debate tournament, held annually at the United States Naval Academy.  The Crowe-Warken debates featured 100 individual debate teams from across the East Coast and Midwest, including teams from Boston College, Northwestern University, Georgetown University, Vanderbilt University, the University of Florida, the University of Minnesota, and both the US Military Academy and the US Naval Academy.   

The team of Amy Feinberg (senior, Canton, GA) and Tucker Boyce (sophomore, Alpharetta, GA) earned the top seed after preliminary rounds at the tournament. 

12/10/2014 08:37 AM by Hays Watson

Information about the 2015 Georgia Debate Institutes has now been posted!  We will be offering a 2 week policy camp, a 3 week policy camp, and a one week public forum camp.   Dates of the camp run from June 14 until July 4. 

More details can be found...

12/04/2014 07:26 AM by Hays Watson

 

Friends and Colleagues, 
The University of Georgia Debate Union is pleased to invite you to the Sixteenth Annual Bulldog Debates that will be held in Athens, Georgia, on February 27th through March 1st, 2015. We wish to make this year’s Bulldog Debates an enjoyable and educational experience. Last year, our tournament drew 100 teams from the Southeast. We are a TOC Qualifier in policy debate at the Semi-Final level. 

Friends and Colleagues, 
The University of Georgia Debate Union is pleased to invite you to the Sixteenth Annual Bulldog Debates that will be held in Athens, Georgia, on February 27th through March 1st, 2015. We wish to make this year’s Bulldog Debates an enjoyable and educational experience. Last year, our tournament drew 100 teams from the Southeast. We are a TOC Qualifier in policy debate at the Semi-Final level. 

11/13/2014 4:42 PM by Hays Watson

The team of Amy Feinberg (Canton, GA; public relations and international affairs) and Tucker Boyce (Alpharetta, GA; economics) recently won the Liberty University debate tournament in Lynchburg, Virginia.  

They defeated teams from Florida, West Georgia, Wake Forest, and Georgetown on their way to the championship.

10/09/2014 3:12 PM by Hays Watson

The Georgia Debate Union earned a highly-contested victory in our recent public debate versus the Oxford's Union Society.  Featuring debaters Chetan Hebbale and Eilidh Geddes and assistant coach Logan Gramzinski, the Georgia Debate Union defended the national security benefits of U.S. drone strikes.  

Additional coverage of the event - and of our history debating Oxford - can be found in coverage from the Athens Banner Herald: 

http://onlineathens.com/breaking-news/2014-10-08/uga-tops-oxford-union-debate-now-leads-series-3-2#newComments

Go Dawgs!

07/09/2014 1:10 PM by Hays Watson

UGA was recently ranked in the top 20 public universities by US News and World Reports. In its annual rankings, UGA joins UC-Berkeley, University of Michigan, University of Texas, and University of Florida in the top 20.  

The full rankings can be found here: http://colleges.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-colleges/rankings/national-universities/top-public

Go Dawgs!

06/14/2014 3:36 PM by Hays Watson

The official start to the 2014 Georgia Debate Institutes begins tomorrow afternoon as kids from around Georgia and around the country - from New Mexico to Maryland, from Illinois to Florida - come to Athens to register for the 2 week policy camp.