LME (Lower Mainland East) Regionals

Vancouver Debate Academy students performed exceptionally as the LME Regionals this month, taking home awards in all 3 categories; several students made it into the Provincials. In the Novice category, Stuti Sharma and Cheryl Chen made it into the Top 3 as a team and will be participating in the Provincials; Sharma won 5th Top…

Fraser Heights Invitational

Congratulations to our excellent debaters as they return from the Fraser Heights Invitational this month! Huge kudos especially goes to Stephanie Chang for winning Top Speaker in the Juniors category! Alan Shen also took home the award for 3rd Best Speaker as a Junior, and Yuki Zhao performed well, taking 5th Best Speaker in the…

Yorkson Creek Novice Invitational

Several elementary students attending Vancouver Debate Academy performed well at the Yorkson Creek Novice Invitational in Langley. Congratulations are in order for several students: Sharon Yang, who was the 8th Overall Top Speaker; Jessica Xiao, who won 3rd place Best Speaker in the Grade 5 and Under category; and Kevin Sun and Jessica Xiao, who…

Puget Sound High School Debate Tournament

Students from Vancouver Debate Academy did very well at the Puget Sound High School Tournament in January 2018. Six teams attended the tournament in Washington State; five participated in the “Open” category (elsewhere known as “Senior”), and one team fell into the “Novice” category. One team (Ellen and Victor) made it to Partial Octo-Finals, while…