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 Wins 2018 Lafayette Debates!

On Sunday, April 8, Leandra Lopez and Julia Lynch, representing The University of Miami, defeated student debaters from École de Guerre, the French War School to win the 2018 Lafayette Debates.  The final round was held at the French Embassy in the United States.  Leandra...

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The Penguin Debates

On November 3-5, The UM Debate Team traveled to San Rafael, California (10 miles north of San Francisco) to compete in the Penguin Debates hosted by Dominican University of California.  UM’s three British Parliamentary teams competed well, narrowly missing the cut into semifinals against competition...

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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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