From the Program Director's Desk

October 17, 2017

240 students. 27 schools. 76 judges. A ridiculous (in a good way) number of parents, administrators, and other observers. 7 teams entered at least 7 teams, showing growth within schools. Its so easy to measure success by numbers and let them tell the story of an event...

August 17, 2017

The trophies have been handed out, the rooms cleaned up, and the students have gone home. The 3rd annual Matthew H Ornstein Washington Summer Debate Institute is in the books, and was a big success. Compared to previous institutes, there were several big changes:

--Host...

May 5, 2017

The WUDL recognizes students, teams, coaches, and volunteers that made a huge impact over the course of the entire season. 

Team:

Sweepstakes: Largo High School

The Sweepstakes Cup is awarded to the best team in the WUDL based on their competitive success over the entire...

May 1, 2017

The last tournament of the year is in the books, and what a year it has been!

The WUDL has grown:

From 7 teams to 29 schools

From 126 students to 318 students

From 65 volunteers to 178 volunteers

The WUDL has flourished:

Qualified two excellent teams to Nationals

Traveled to...

March 18, 2017

The WUDL held their 7th tournament of the year at Wilson High School in NW D.C. This was the last chance for students to practice their skills before the Citi Foundation Urban Debate Regional Finals, hosted this year by Brookland Middle School on April 29th.

The results...

February 21, 2017

This past weekend, the WUDL held our 6th tournament of the year. This tournament stood out for four reasons: 

  • Our largest tournament yet

  • The introduction of a Junior Varsity Division

  • Served as the 2nd half of our national qualifier in the Varsity Divi...

October 17, 2016

When we started off this project last year, 8 teams from three schools attended our first competition, hosted at the offices of our Board chair. A year later, w

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