CDA Coolidge Qualifier
2017 — Storrs, CT/US
DUE TO THE SNOW AND SLEET EXPECTED OVERNIGHT, THIS TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. WE WILL POST INFORMATION ON A NEW DATE WHEN WE HAVE IT. THE POSTED DATE OF MAY 6 IS TENTATIVE AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON UNTIL WE CONFIRM IT.
The CDA Coolidge Qualifier tournament serves as an entry point to the Coolidge Cup competition, which has its final rounds at the Coolidge Historic Site in Plymouth Notch, Vermont. The top four individuals at this qualifying tournament will receive scholarships to the Coolidge Presidential Debate and Policy Institute held from June 28 to July 5 at the Site. They will also compete for more than $10,000 in scholarships and prizes in the final rounds of the Coolidge Cup tournament on July 3-4. For more details on the Coolidge Cup, the Institute and the Foundation, please see their website, https://coolidgefoundation.org/ .
This tournament is open to all high school students currently in their Sophomore or Junior year, from CDA member schools or from schools that are not members of CDA. Students must attend as members of a team from a degree-granting high school. Debaters will compete as individuals (one-person teams) but may prepare their arguments working with all others attending from their institution.
For more details, download the Invitation posted on the tabroom home page for this tournament.