2017-2018 Middle School Tournament Calendar (Grades 5th-8th)

Saturday October 7th, 2017 Middle School Tournament #1

Sponsor: Thank you to the West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) for making this tournament possible and all scholastic debate in West Harlem possible. 

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Saturday October 28th, 2017 MSQI Tournament #1 

Resolved: The U.S. federal government should require all American citizens 18 years and older to vote.



Saturday November 11th Middle School Tournament #2 

Saturday December 2nd Middle School Tournament #3

  • Location #1: Parliamentary Debate at Inwood Academy (Address TBD)

Saturday January 6th Middle School Tournament #4

Saturday February 10th Middle School Tournament #5: The Harlem Classic

  • Location #1: High School (PS 161)
  • Location #2: Parliamentary Debate (Hamilton Grange)
  • Location #3: Public Forum & Big Questions (A Philip Randolph HS)
  • Sponsor: Thank you to the West Harlem Development Corporation (WHDC) for making the Harlem Classic possible and thank you for expanding all Harlem debate opportunities. 



Saturday & Sunday March 10th - 11th Middle School CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • Location: TBA (All Events)

Saturday & Sunday April 21st-22nd Middle School STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS 

  • Location: In Tech Academy (All Events)

Events Calendar for Middle Schools

October Debate Events

November Debate Events

December Debate Events

January Debate Events

February Debate Events

March Debate Events

April Debate Events

May Debate Events

June Debate Events

July Debate Events

  • Harlem Debate Institute @ Columbia University
  • Manhattan Debate Institute @ Hunter College
  • Manhattan Debate Institute @ Silberman Graduate School
  • Girls Summer Debate Institute

August Debate Events

  • Varsity Scholars Debate Institute
  • Queens Debate Institute 
  • Brooklyn Debate Institute
  • 8/26 - August 26th - Girls Debate Planning Committee. (Women's Equality Day)
  • 8/ 27 - Debate Educators Conference (Debate Con X)