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Any University of Miami student can join the team. The only requirement is your dedication, willingness to improve, and enthusiasm!

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UDebate is seeking to recruit new members

As the new academic year approaches, University of Miami Debate Team is starting to prepare for its tournament season. We are actively recruiting both novice and experienced debaters to join us in the fall. Interested students can stop by our table during the upcoming CanesFest...

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Luck of the Irish Prevails in Public Debate

The University of Miami Debate Team hosted a three-person team of debaters from Ireland on Monday, April 4, at the Shalala Student Activity Center. The public debate focused on the motion that this house believes the political success of Donald J. Trump in the Republican...

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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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