University of Pennsylvania Fall Voices Tournament

2017 — Philadelphia, PA/US

Penn for Youth Debate 11th Annual Voices of Philadelphia Tournament


Dear Students, Parents, and Coaches,


It is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend the 11th annual Voices of

Philadelphia Debate Tournament, to be held on Saturday, November 18, 2017, in Cohen Hall at the University of Pennsylvania from 8:30 AM until 6:30 PM.


The Voices of Philadelphia Tournament is a completely free, program-wide debate

tournament for only Philadelphia schools. This tournament will provide an outlet for

debaters to utilize the analytical skills they gained during the past year in a competitive

format. We are inviting every student who has participated in any of the programs run by

Penn for Youth Debate and/or the After School Activities Partnership (ASAP) afterschool

programs to participate.


In order to prepare for the tournament, we request that all schools confirm the names

of students participating by Saturday, November 11th. You will be receiving an

electronic registration form soon, please fill it out promptly and send a confirmation

email to For coaches, there are a number of

items to be planned to make this great event possible, so please check and reply to your



We hope that you will be able to attend this tournament and we look forward to seeing

you there! If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.


Please see the attached pages for more information about the tournament.

We hope you’re as excited for this competition as we are!




The Executive Board of Penn for Youth Debate