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The 2012-2013 BQDC team.

2012-2013 Season Results Recap

The following is a list of all breaks and speaker awards accumulated this year:

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Debate Photos

    The team

    About Us

    The Brooks Quimby Debate Council is the debating society at Bates College, founded just after the College in 1855. Among many firsts, we participated in the first intercollegiate debate in 1896 and the first international collegiate debate in 1908. Today, as one of the world's premier debating societies, we compete domestically against other teams in the American Parliamentary Debate Association, and participate in a number of international debating events, such as the World Universities Debating Championships.