For complete information about the IDCA State Debate Tournament, please see the Tabroom Page.

Dates and Location

TBA


Registration

Registration will be handled through Tabroom.

Judging

There will be two judges in every Novice preliminary round, and only one judge in every JV preliminary round.  Each school is responsible for providing one judge for every team entered in the Novice division and one judge for every two teams entered int he JV division.  Novice judges must have at least two years of debate experience and by at least a Junior.  JV judges must be adults.  Judges are committed through the round after their last team is eliminated.  Student judges will also be expected to run ballots when needed.

General Information

Each side will have eight minutes of preparation time.  We utilize the 8-3-5 format.  Debaters will be debating the proposition: "Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its economic and/or diplomatic engagement with the People’s Republic of China."

Results

 Year Results Packets JV Championship Novice Championship
 2016 JV Results
 Novice Results 
 Champion: Lane Tech
 Lily Craelius & Abdu Hytrek

 Runners-Up: GBN
 Nina Fridman & Jack Kussman
 Champion: New Trier
 Roland Kim & Marcos Nordenstahl

 Runners-Up: Whitney Young
 David Wang & Tamara Mazets
 2015 JV Packet
 Ballots: 1/2/3/4/5
 Novice Packet
 Ballots: 1/2/3/4/5
 Champion: New Trier
 Jack Scullion & Connor Warshauer

 Runners-Up: Whitney Young
 Ayaad Jacob & Eve Robinson
 Champion: Lane Tech
 Abdu Hytrek & Taylor Roberts

 Runners-Up: Niles West
 Charlote Namakula & Nathan Glancy
 2014 JV / Ballots
 Novice
 - Ballots A
 - Ballots B
 Champion: GBS
 Brian Roch & Michael Callahan

 Runners-Up: New Trier
 AJ Byrne & William Kirby
 Champion: GBN
 Byron Chin & Ben Mnushkin

 Co-Champion: GBN
 Alana Levin & Christina Li
 2013 JV / Ballots
 Novice / Ballots
 Champion: New Trier
 Harry Owen & Will Lowe

 Runners-Up: GBS
 Joann Lin & Avi Dravid
 Champion: GBS
 Michael Callahan & Doug Stryker

 Runners-Up: Niles North
 Martin Barr & Ben Barov
 2012 JV and Novice Champion: GBN
 Derek Choi & Natalie Knez

 Co-Champion: GBN
 Thomas Donovan /Ethan Matlin
 Champion: Niles West
 Miranda Kang & Nathan Anderson
 
 Runners-Up: GBN
 Samuel Korsky & Jacob Levin
 2011 JV and Novice Champion: GBN
 Nate Sawyer & Alex Yang

 Runners-Up: GBS
 Bobby Shaw & Connor O'Brien
 Champion: GBN
 Joshua Tashma & Jason Charous

 Runners-Up: Niles West
 Theo Noparstak & Vinay Patel
 2010 JV and Novice Champions: Whitney Young
 Marcel Roman & Sydney Doe 


 
Runners-UpHomewood-Flossmoor
 Donnie Grasse & Margaret Strong
 Champions: GBS
 Bobby Shaw & Connor O'Brien

 
 
Runners-Up : New Trier
 Nathan Bennett & Sam Kaplan
 2009 JV and Novice Champion: New Trier
 Dylan Carpenter & Ira Slomski-Pritz
 
 Runners-Up: OPRF
 James Hanley & Will Hardwicke
 Champion: GBS
 Colin Bianchi & Mitchell Bigelow
 
 Runners-Up: UC Lab 
 Isaac Stanley-Becker & Charlie Rafkin
 2008 JV and Novice   
 2007 JV 
 Novice
  
 2006 JV and Novice  
 2005 JV and Novice Champions: GBS
 Mima Lazarevic & Alyssa Lucas-Bolin

 Runners-Up: 
Maine East
 Danny Abbas & Charise Andgerson
 
 2004 JV and Novice Champions:New Trier
 Mike Dickerson-Paul Rogerson  

 Runners-up: Maine East
 Lindsay Hayden & Kevin Park
 Champions: GBN
 Matt Fisher & Jeremy Turim

 Runners-Up: GBS
 Mima Lazarevic & Alyssa Lucas-Bolin 
 2003 JV and Novice Runners-Up: Morgan Park
 Aaron Davis & Forrest Sumlar
 
 2002 JV
 Novice
CANCELED: SNOWCANCELED: SNOW
 2001 JV and Novice  Champions: Maine East
 Jeff Chang & Elliot Cho

 Runners-Up: New Trier
 2000 JV 
 Novice
  Champion: Maine East
 Elie Dvorin & Vihsal Patel

 Runners-Up: New Trier
 Doug Blessington & Federico Persico
 1999 JV and Novice Champions: GBN 
 Michael Greenstein & Michael Klinger

  
 
Runners-Up: Evanston
 Andy Griffin & Ilana Kaplan
 
 1998 Varsity
 JV
 Novice
 Champions: GBN
 Dan Shalmon &Kevin Mazur

 
Runners-UpMaine East
 Lee Muench & Nirav Patel
 
 1997 AA JV
 Novice
  Champions: Maine East
 Jason Chang & Nirav Patel
 1997 A  Champions: Elk Grove
 Mike Griffin & Matthew Fahrenbacher

 Runners-Up: GBN
 
 1996 JV and Novice  
 1995 JV
 Novice
  Champions: Elk Grove
 Ann O'Connel and Jigar Desai
 1994 JV  
 1993 Novice  
 1992 JV
 Novice
  
 1991 JV
 Novice
  


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