The Luddy Debate League is a Coolidge Debate league in North Carolina. It is jointly run by the Coolidge Foundation and the schools founded by Robert L. Luddy. Those schools are Thales Academy Apex, Thales Academy Rolesville, Franklin Academy, and St. Thomas More Academy. Throughout the year, the Coolidge Foundation organizes debate tournaments at these schools. These tournaments are open to all students in North Carolina.
For the 2018-2019 season, there will be four Luddy Debate League tournaments: #1 on August 25th at Thales Rolesville, #2 on November 10th at Thales Apex, #3 on February 16th at Thales Rolesville, and #4 on May 11th at Franklin Academy.
Join us for the next Luddy Debate League tournament!
Date/Time: Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Thales Academy Rolesville (1201 Granite Falls Blvd, Rolesville)
Eligibility: All North Carolina students grade 6 through 12
Cost: FREE for students of the Luddy schools (Thales, Franklin, STMA)
$10 for students of other schools and homeschoolers
(non-Luddy schools kindly bring 1 judge per 4 students)
Deadline: Please register by February 9, 2019
Attire: Business Professional
Schedule:Download the schedule for the day
The resolution for this debate is:
Resolved: The United States federal government should make reducing the national debt a fiscal priority.
Students compete in a Luddy Debate League tournament at Thales Academy Rolesville, August 2018