Glenbrooks Speech and Debate Tournament

2019 — Northbrook and Glenview, IL/US

Hotel and Travel


All Monday elimination rounds in debate will be at the Renaissance North Shore. We encourage all competitors to stay at either the Renaissance North Shore or one of our other hotel venues. 

The tournament directors request that all participants competing in The Glenbrooks stay at the tournament host hotels. Hotel blocks have been made at the five sites listed below.  Please make your reservations early. Identify yourself as a participant at The Glenbrooks.

Registration, social functions, and Monday elimination rounds will take place at the Renaissance North Shore.

If you are having any issues with our hotel properties, please contact Tara Tate at

Marriott Renaissance North Shore – This is our primary host hotel and we encourage our guests to book here- tournament registration, receptions, and debate elimination rounds will take place here.   This hotel is a short distance to GBS, GBN, and the IE venue (Attea MS). Rate is $111.00 a night, which includes wireless.  Ruth Chris’ Steakhouse and a new Italian restaurant, Pancetta, is on property. Potbelly's, Starbucks, and Barnaby's Pizza is across the street.  This is a very large block with a large number of double-doubles.  However, double-double rooms are not infinite - they will be given on a first come, first reserve basis.    There are 180 double-doubles in our block.  Roll-aways can be put in king rooms for $15 a night.  To make reservations, please visit our block's personalized webpage here.

 Must cancel by Oct. 16th to avoid a one night’s room and tax fee.“Must reserve by Oct. 21 to obtain group rate.You may call 800-468-3571 or the hotel directly at 847-498-6500 for reservations.  Silvia Barranco is our sales contact on property.   Please reference “The Glenbrooks Speech and Debate Tournament” when making your reservations.  

Hilton Northbrook -  1-847-509-7020 OR 1-800-HILTONS – This is hotel is 1 mile from Glenbrook North HS and 2 miles from Glenbrook South HS at 2855 Milwaukee Avenue, Northbrook, IL.  $89 per night per room, which includes wireless.   This is the same as the 2017 and 2018 rate! This is truly a great hotel for a great rate!  To make reservations online, please visit our personalized weblink here.   The hotel block closes on October 31st.

To make reservations by phone, call the above phone number and mention the block name:  The Glenbrook Speech and Debate Tournament. Our sales contact, if needed, is Paul Payawal.  

Marriott Courtyard – Glenview -  Recently completed renovations in 2018! Room rates are $97.00 a night - same rate as 2018!  Rooms have two queen beds, instead of standard two full beds.  Rate includes high-speed internet access and use of indoor pool/spa. This site is one mile from GBS.  If you are reserving a King with a pull-out sofa, the maximum occupancy is three guests.  The maximum occupancy for two doubles/queens is 4 guests.  No rollaways can be placed in a room with two double/queen beds.  To make reservations, please visit our personalized online reservation link here.  The room block closes on October 31.

You may also call 800-321-2211 and reference the block “Glenbrook School Debate”.  You may ask to speak to Lemond Hayes, Sales Coordinator, at 847-803-2506.

Embassy Suites-Deerfield  Rates are the same for 2018!!   All rooms are 2 room suites & include daily complimentary made-to-order breakfast; daily complimentary beverages & snacks; sofa sleeper; WI-FI; 2-TV’s; microwave and refrigerator with indoor pool access until 11pm. Rates are $100 for a King bed suite with sofa sleeper and $110. for a suite with 2 double  beds and a sofa sleeper.  You can book online here.

The phone number for the property is 1-847-945-4500 .   Our sales contact is John D'Astice, if needed.

Marriott Courtyard Chicago Highland Park/Northbrook - A Marriott property near the primary tournament hotel.  $89.00 a night.   You can make reservations by calling the central Reservations line at 1-800-331-3131 and request the Glenbrook Speech and Debate Tournament block.  You can also make your reservations online here. If needed, our contact at the hotel is Jennifer Rivest at 847-384-2745. The block rate ends on October 31, 2019.




We strongly recommend flights into O’Hare airport, not Midway. O’Hare is approximately eight miles from the tournament; Midway is 45 miles in Chicago traffic.


The Glenbrooks does not provide transportation for tournament participants.