Duke Debaters choose when and where they want to go to tournaments. Most students choose go to 2-3 tournaments per semester, but there are no restrictions as to how many tournaments members must or can attend. Travel expenses to tournament locations are fully funded by the team’s endowment.


Tournaments Dates Location Tryouts
Cornell IV Feb 9th – 11th Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Wed. Jan 17th, Thurs. Jan 18th
George Washington Feb 23rd – 25th George Washington University, Washington DC Email signups closed.
King’s College March 10th – 11th King’s College, New York ,NY Tues. Feb 23rd, Wed. Feb 24th
Pan-American Debating Championships April 6th – 8th Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA Mon. Mar 5th, Tues. Mar 6th

United States Universities Debating Championships

April 13th – 16th Stanford University, Stanford, CA Mon. Jan 29th, Tues. Jan 30th
Duke debaters travel to India to compete in the 2014 World Universities Debating Championships!
Duke Debaters ready to fly to Vermont