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debate

Politics
1. a formal discussion, as in a legislative body, in which opposing arguments are put forward
2. the formal presentation and opposition of a specific motion, followed by a vote
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The policy debate team has competed in 14 tournaments so far this school year and plans to compete in at least two more before they head to the championship.
In addition, Oak Hill's Eli Bronstein will be competing as a member of South Oregon National Forensic League's inaugural World Schools Debate team at the national tournament.
Shrewsbury High's current speech and debate team coach is Marc Rischitelli, a nephew of Dyer.
And, incidentally, an unabashed jock, a guy who helps coach a son's Pop Warner football team and is as proud of the South Salem High state Class AAA championship football team he played on in 1971 as he is of his debate team victories.
The UO Honors College debate team will debate whether the university should conduct military-funded research.
The UO debate team and the visiting Irish national champion debate team will debate the topic "Resolved: Pre-emption Is Justified." This is the second in a series of debates sponsored by the UO Honors College and UO Concerned Faculty for Peace and Justice.
Gerry, the son of David Gerry and Jamie Godshall, is student body president at Sheldon, where he has participated in the debate team and the peace club and on the cross country and track teams.
To their delight, more than two dozen students - teens from all four grades, boys and girls, kids on the debate team and kids just keen on the issues - took up the challenge.
University of Oregon faculty members who wish to be on a debate team should contact Chris Crew at 342-8370.
Willamette High School's debate team took first place in the overall sweepstakes competition at last month's University of Oregon forensics tournament, outperforming 55 other schools from Oregon, Washington, Idaho and California.
During her four years at North Eugene, Walro has been an active member of the school's student council, speech and debate team and Young Politicians club.
Qatar was represented at the tournament by the following students (national debate team): Ali al Mawlawi -- Judge, recently completed Foundation at Kings College London, Ahmad al Naimi, Qatar Academy graduate who will start his tertiary education at Kings College London, Maha al Haroon, Al-Bayan School graduate starting her tertiary education at Georgetown University in Qatar, Alanoud al Thani from Qatar Academy, Farhan Sakkir from DPS-MIS, Ibrahim al Rumaihi from Ibn Khaldoun School, and Mubarak al Naimi and Reem al Kubaisi from the International School of London-Qatar, in addition to a delegation from QatarDebate Center.