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Reporting inappropriate conduct

CEDA has two positions designed to support individuals who are subject to inappropriate conduct.

The Professional Review Board (PRB) of the Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA) reviews complaints and submits recommendations to the CEDA President regarding appropriate sanctions.

You can contact the chair of the PRB at: prb@cedadebate.org

CEDA also has a sexual harassment officer.

You can contact the SHO at: sho@cedadebate.org

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Survey

Allison Harper, Beth Schueler and Paul Mabrey have created a college policy debate survey to better understand demographics of the college policy debate community and attitudes toward contemporary college policy debate practices. The survey is targeted for current or former college policy debaters, coaches, graduate students and alumni. The link is below. Please consider taking the survey and sharing with others to complete the survey. The survey should take only 10-15 minutes. If you have any questions, please contact Paul Mabrey.

Topic Announcement

Resolution 1 (US Legalize Core) has been selected for the 2014-2015 season. 75 schools voted. The final count was 47 first-place votes. All four amendments passed. A full breakdown of the votes and the list of schools that voted is below.

Amendment 1 (novice definition) passes 58-13.
Amendment 2 (JV eligibility, prior rounds) passes 57-11.
Amendment 3 (JV eligibility, jv nats) passes 54-16.
Amendment 4 (CEDA host fee) passes 67-4.

The initial count of first-place votes was:

Voting Deadline Reminder

Just a reminder: ballots are due by midnight (central), Tuesday, July 15.

If you have questions or a problem with the site, please let me know.

The original information is below.

Jeff

The ballot is now available. The ballot includes the vote for the 2014-2015 resolution and 4 pending amendments.
One vote per school. Ballots are due by midnight, Tuesday, July 15.
2013-2014 membership is required to vote. If you still need to pay, that can be done online at: http://www.cedadebate.org/node/966.

Ballot Available

The ballot is now available. The ballot includes the vote for the 2014-2015 resolution and 4 pending amendments.
One vote per school. Ballots are due by midnight, Tuesday, July 15.
2013-2014 membership is required to vote. If you still need to pay, that can be done online at: http://www.cedadebate.org/node/966.

The ballot is available online at: cedadebate.org/summer2014ballot.

Let me know if you have trouble accessing the ballot or if someone else on your team needs access to the ballot.

2014-2015 Controversy Announcement

Decriminalization is the winning controversy area for 2014-2015.
74 ballots were cast. Decriminalization won with 49 first-place votes. A list of schools that voted and vote totals are included.

Initial count of first-place votes:

Decriminalization: 21
Definitions: 10
Labor: 13
Poverty: 16
Russia: 14

The first-place votes for federal definitions were dropped and transferred and the totals were recalculated.

Second count of first-place votes:

Decriminalization: 27
Labor: 13
Poverty: 18
Russia: 15

Controversy ballot reminder

Just a reminder: ballots are due by midnight, Friday, May 16.

The ballot is available at: http://cedadebate.org/2014controversy

Please let me know if you have trouble accessing the ballot.

Jeff

2014-2015 Controversy Ballot

The ballot for the 2014-2015 controversy area is now available.
Ballots are due by midnight, Friday, May 16.
One vote per school. Only 2013-2014 CEDA member schools are eligible to vote.

The ballot is available at: http://cedadebate.org/2014controversy

The topic committee recommended 5 possible controversies for consideration.

History Made at College National Debate Tournament

For Immediate Release
April 29, 2014

Contact: Paul Mabrey
540-568-4002
mabreype@jmu.edu

History Made at College National Debate Tournament

Towson University Women win the 2014 Cross Examination Debate Association National Tournament
The Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA) issued the following statement today:

Topic Committee Election Announcement

Thanks to everyone who agreed to stand for election.
52 eligible votes were counted.
A plurality of votes elects an individual.

Congrats to the following individuals who were elected to the 2014 Topic Committee:

Undergraduate rep: Rashid Campbell, Oklahoma
Graduate rep: Ryan Wash, Wake Forest

SCHOOLS VOTING

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