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The Sanford I. Berman Debate Forum hosts a prominent high school debate tournament and a prominent college debate tournament every year.

For more information on these tournaments, feel free to email [email protected].

College Tournament

The 2014 Las Vegas Classic Invitational Collegiate Debate Tournament will be hosted on the UNLV campus October 18-20. This tournament is quickly is becoming one of the best and biggest policy debate tournaments in America. Registration for the Las Vegas Classic occurs at the iDebate tabroom.

High School Tournament

The UNLV Golden Desert High School Debate Tournament will be hosted on the UNLV campus February 6-8, 2016. This tournament is one of the biggest and best high school debate tournaments on the West Coast. We host all formats Novice and Varsity divisions of Policy Debate and Lincoln-Douglas Debate Varsity and Public Forum Debate. Our tournament is a "quarters bid" to the Tournament of Champions (TOC) in both Policy Debate and Public Forum, it's a "semis bid" to the TOC in Lincoln-Douglas Debate. Registration for and information about the UNLV Golden Desert Tournament will appear on by mid-September 2015. For questions about the tournament, please contact [email protected].

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