The following tournaments are part of the Coolidge Cup national debate experience for the 2018-2019 academic year. Follow the links to learn more about the individual tournaments and to register for a tournament near you. For details on how many bids are available to be won at each tournament and in which events, view this sheet describing the 2019 Coolidge Cup Bids (PDF).
Date(s) Tournament Sep 14-16, 2018 Yale Invitational Oct 12-13, 2018 63rd Annual Bellaire Forensic Tournament Nov 3-4, 2018 Vassar College Invitational Jan 12, 2019 NYC Urban Debate League Tournament #4 Feb 8-10, 2019 44th Annual Liberty Bell Classic at UPenn Feb 16-18, 2019 Cal Invitational at UC Berkeley Feb 28, 2019 NCFCA Tournament at Concord Christian Academy Mar 23, 2019 New Hampshire Debate League State Championship Mar 23, 2019 CFL of Rockville Centre Elims in PF and Congress Mar 30, 2019 Massachusetts State Debate League State Finals Apr 12, 2019 Salisbury Debate Day at the Coolidge Foundation May 3-5, 2019 California High School Speech Association Championship May 3, 2019 NSDA Top Scorers May 11, 2019 Luddy Debate League Coolidge Cup Qualifier May 12, 2019 Coolidge Cup Online Application
Please note that this list of qualifying tournaments is subject to change. Check back here for the latest information on bid opportunities for the Coolidge Cup.
Additionally, if you have received a bid invitation letter from us inviting you to come and participate in this year’s Coolidge Cup, please make sure that you respond to us by May 12th to reserve your place. Write to Debate Director Jared Rhoads (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Students debate in the outdoor tents at the 2018 Coolidge Cup