[eDebate] [NDCA] Harvard HST -- Final Results

Jon Cruz joncruz1138
Tue Feb 17 13:15:48 CST 2009


David is correct, I was off by a year. They won in '83 and lost in '84. I
stand corrected! :o) (Though I appreciate Stefan's epic e-mail, and David's
similarly epic e-mail below.)
jc

On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 2:08 PM, David Glass <gacggc at gmail.com> wrote:

> People might be interested to remember that one of the main arguments run
> by that Bronx team back then (...and I think their win was 1983, and
> that in '84 they lost in finals to Lake Braddock... though I'm not
> certain whether or not I'm off by a year) was the "New Right" disad.
>
> The thesis was that there was this rising Moral Majority, and that if you
> passed
> the aff, you'd cause the New Right to backlash, and then these Right wing
> crazy people would take power and destroy the earth.
>
> So, ok, you may argue that the main thesis was flawed, and that it should
> not
> have argued that it was good to back down just to avoid the Right
> Wing's ire; but
> it does seem that the internal link and impact story were dead-on.
>
> Bronx wasn't the only team to run the argument, but it was definitely
> Rabin's favorite disad for a year...
>
> ...and then there was  the climate disad, run in the 1970s on the
> world resources topic... everyone thought that was bs as well
>
>
> On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 10:03 AM, Stefan Bauschard
> <stefan.bauschard at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The final varsity elim bracket is available at
> > http://www.harvard-debate.org/view_pair.aspx
> >
> > Bronx MB defeated Colleyville MN in the finals on a 2-1 decision.
> >
> > Bronx won both the varsity policy and L-D divisions!  Jon Cruz reports
> that
> > it was their first Harvard L-D win ever and their first policy win since
> > 1984!
> >
> > Special thanks to everyone whose cooperation was essential to the smooth
> > functioning of the tournament.  We completed 14 back to back rounds in 28
> > hours on Friday and Saturday. We started at 7:45 am  and we had the last
> > ballot by 9:30 pm on both days.  We didn't lag any debates, teams always
> had
> > at least an hour to prepare, and we still finished 7 debates each day.
> >
> > I believe that all of the PF & LD ballots are scanned and available under
> > the "pairings" tab.   Four rounds of policy are available.  I'll finish
> > scanning the policy ballots later today and make them available tonight
> or
> > tomorrow am.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Stefan Bauschard
> >
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> > Debate Coach, Harvard Debate
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> >
> >
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Jon Cruz
Director of Forensics
Director of Lincoln-Douglas Debate
The Bronx High School of Science
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