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College Policy Debate Budget Crisis Zoom Panel

Tuesday June 9th at 6:00 pm Eastern Dr. Tim Hynes (President of Clayton State University), Dr. Karla Leeper (Vice President at Augusta University), Dr. John Fritch (Dean at the University of Northern Iowa) and Dr. Ed Panetta (Communication Studies Department Chair at the University of Georgia) will host a free Zoom meeting for interested college policy debate coaches. Each panelist has extensive experience in university administration and they hope to be able to help address a number of issues related to the budget crisis facing debate programs across the country.

CEDA Summer Business Meeting Reminder

The 2020 CEDA Summer Business Meeting will take place over Zoom Thursday, May 28th from 7-9pm eastern. The link and password are available below. We look forward to seeing you soon and hope this finds you and your loved ones well!

When: May 28, 2020 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
Topic: CEDA Summer Business Meeting May 2020

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://umn.zoom.us/j/91047988868?pwd=ckVwMS9SNExLTDg4L090ZHB1VlVEUT09
Password: 6Q7wAq

Inter-organizational Debate Community Survey - Email and Link

The leadership of the American Debate Association, the Cross Examination Debate Association, and the National Debate Tournament are asking that directors complete this survey linked below, so we can better assess the particular dynamics programs are dealing with in the current climate. The goal is to gather information about resource and travel limitations to help the organizations assist programs. We understand there is significant uncertainty that likely influences your answers, but please provide your best estimates in your responses.

CEDA Sweeps Results - 2020

Congrats to this year’s CEDA points champion, Liberty University.

CEDA Points Top 10
1. Liberty University
2. George Mason University
3. Cal-Berkeley
4. Emory University
5. University of Kansas
6. Wake Forest University
7. Northwestern University
8. University of Michigan
9. United States Military Academy
10. University of Texas

Congrats to 2019-2020 Novice points champion, Monmouth University

CEDA Novice Points Top 3
1. Monmouth
2. Southwestern College
3. New York University

Controversy Area Results

Thanks to everyone who participated in the voting process. With 59 schools voting the winner with 33 votes is Alliances.

Complete voting breakdown below.

Rd 1
Alliances - 21
Const - 4
Courts - 4
Data - 18
Econ - 12

Tie breaker
Const (6)
Courts (13)

Const Eliminated and votes transferred

R2 2

Allies - 22
Courts - 5
Data - 18
Econ - 14

Courts eliminated and votes transferred.

RD 3

Allies - 24
Data - 18
Econ - 17

Topic Area Ballot Extension

The deadline for topic voting has been extended to May 12th at 11:59pm central. We have resolved the server outage and ballots can be cast at:
http://cedadebate.org/2020-2021-controversy-ballot

If you sent me your ballot I would recommend casting it online as well.

Thank you all for your patience and hope you and your loved ones are all safe and well!

Topic Area Ballot Extension

The deadline for topic voting has been extended to May 12th at 11:59pm central. We have resolved the server outage and ballots can be cast at:
http://cedadebate.org/2020-2021-controversy-ballot

Thank you all for your patience and hope you and your loved ones are all safe and well!

Topic Area Ballot Extension

The deadline for topic voting has been extended to May 12th at 11:59pm central. We have resolved the server outage and ballots can be cast at:
http://cedadebate.org/2020-2021-controversy-ballot

Thank you all for your patience and hope you and your loved ones are all safe and well!

CEDA Points Check

Hello -

I'll be finalizing the CEDA points ranking Monday and publishing them Tuesday. Please take a moment this weekend to double check your results are correct on tabroom. Email me with any discrepancies, saherndon@gmail.com.

Thanks. Stay safe.

sh

CEDA Points Check

Hello -

I'll be finalizing the CEDA points ranking Monday and publishing them Tuesday. Please take a moment this weekend to double check your results are correct on tabroom. Email me with any discrepancies, saherndon@gmail.com.

Thanks. Stay safe.

sh

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