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Congratulations to our 2018-19 National Champions!!
Tournament Sweepstakes- Union University Founders Sweepstakes- Union University Scholastic Sweepstakes- Union University Community College Sweepstakes- Bossier Parish Community College Professional- A.J. Edwards, Louisiana State University-Shreveport Professional Speaker- Preston Langley, Bossier Parish Community College Varsity- Leah Hannah, Louisiana Tech University Varsity Speaker- Nathaniel Hosmer, Point Loma Nazarene University Junior Varsity- Price Morgan, Southern Methodist University Junior Varsity Speaker- Steven Errico, Union University Novice- Conrad Acosta, University of Southern Mississippi Novice Speaker- Mitch Sadler, Oklahoma Baptist University Team- Tyler King and Will Martin, Colorado Christian University Team Speaker- Nathaniel Hosmer, Point Loma University
Season Founders Sweepstakes- Louisiana State University-Shreveport Scholastic Sweepstakes- Union University Community College Sweepstakes- Bossier Parish Community College Professional- Dena O'Banion, Bossier Parish Community College Professional Speaker- Hannah Morris, Bossier Parish Community College Professional Squad- Bossier Parish Community College Varsity- Lindsay Duede, Drury University Varsity Speaker- Lindsay Duede, Drury University Varsity Squad- Union University Junior Varsity- Madison Davis, Tennessee Tech University Junior Varsity Speaker- Joshua Mandzak, University of Tennessee Junior Varsity Squad- Union University Novice- Tyson Lee, Louisiana State University-Shreveport Novice Speaker- Raelen VanDuzer, Union University Novice Squad- Union University Team- Jerry McCauley and Dominick Mercer, Louisiana State University-Shreveport Team Speaker- Jacob Holland, University of Central Arkansas Team Squad- Drury University
The IPDA Textbook is now available for purchase!
The International Public Debate Association is proud to announce that a textbook has been created that offers specific instruction on the IPDA style of debate. Edited by Dr. Pat Richey of MTSU, with contributions by a host of the top current and former IPDA coaches in the nation, this text will help you and your program train debaters of all skill levels to the highest possible standards.