Watch the ACC Debate

The ACC Debate streamed live from the University of Miami School of Communication in Coral Gables, Florida April 1 – 2.

UM Debate Hosts Rwandan Debate Team

Twenty-three years after experiencing a brutal civil war which, in a period of 100 days, took the lives of a million innocent people to Genocide, the nation of Rwanda is a new country, rebuilding itself with a remarkable story of overcoming its past.  In order...

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#4 UM Debate Team Travels West

The UM Debate Team traveled west this weekend, with the British Parliamentary Team competing at Denver University, and the Policy Team competing at The University of Nevada at Las Vegas. The Parliamentary team finished out of the award rounds, but competed well against outstanding competition...

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Champions! Again!! UM Debate Ranked #3 Nationally

The UM Debate Team collected yet another tournament championship by winning the Sweepstakes of the Chicken and Egg Debate Tournament hosted by the University of North Georgia from Sept. 29-30. Fourteen UM debaters traveled to Gainesville, Georgia to compete in British Parliamentary Debate. UM’s Spanish-language...

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Recent Tournaments

Atlantic Coast Conference Debate Championship Tournament

Host: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Date: April 2016
Style: Hybrid

United States Universities Debating Championship

Host: Morehouse College
Location: Atlanta, GA
Date: April 2016
Style: British Parliamentary

Pan American Universities Debating Championship

Host: University College of Western Jamaica
Location: Montego Bay, Jamaica
Date: March 2016
Style: British Parliamentary

American Debate Association National Championship

Host: Boston College
Location: Newton, MA
Date: March 2016
Style: Policy

Cornell Worlds Tournament

Host: Cornell University
Location: Ithaca, NY
Date: February 2016
Style: British Parliamentary

D6/SECEDA Policy Debate Tournament

Host: Emory University
Location: Atlanta, GA
Date: February 2016
Style: Policy

Hoosier Invitational Tournament

Host: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington, IN
Date: January 2016
Style: Policy

About the Team

We are a diverse group of students who are passionate about sparking intellectual discussions, coming up with creative arguments, presenting well-structured ideas – in short, we love debate. Team members participate in a wide range of activities, from competitive international tournaments to intimate on-campus discussions. Feel free to explore our website to learn what UDebate has to offer.

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