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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:

BATES BREAKS AT WORLDS

Bates A (Cat Djang '13 and Ben Smith '13) advanced to the elimination rounds at the 2013 World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) in Berlin, Germany.

BQDC Mid-season Report

The Brooks Quimby Debate Council has started off the 2012-13 season with a slew of exciting results in both American and British Parliamentary debate. As a team, Bates is currently ranked 14th in the country on APDA (American Parliamentary) and 19th in the latest Word University

Fall 2012 Parents Weekend Events

The BQDC will be hosting two events this Saturday, October 6th. First, there will be a public debate at 1pm in Olin, and later there will be a watch party for the Bill O'Reilly vs. Jon Stewart debate at 8pm in Carnegie 215. Both events are open to the public.
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2012-2013 Season Results Recap

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

BATES BREAKS AT WORLDS

Bates A (Cat Djang '13 and Ben Smith '13) advanced to the elimination rounds at the 2013 World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) in Berlin, Germany.

BQDC Mid-season Report

The Brooks Quimby Debate Council has started off the 2012-13 season with a slew of exciting results in both American and British Parliamentary debate. As a team, Bates is currently ranked 14th in the country on APDA (American Parliamentary) and 19th in the latest Word University

Fall 2012 Parents Weekend Events

The BQDC will be hosting two events this Saturday, October 6th. First, there will be a public debate at 1pm in Olin, and later there will be a watch party for the Bill O'Reilly vs. Jon Stewart debate at 8pm in Carnegie 215. Both events are open to the public.

BQDC 2011-2012 Season In Review

The BQDC recently finished up another successful season on the American Parliamentary Debate Association circuit, culminating with the national championships held at Wesleyan University. Bates’ team ranking was 7th in the country, one of the best team seasons in recent memory.

2012-2013 Officer Board Elected

Three rising seniors, three rising juniors, and five rising sophomores will comprise the 2012-2013 officer board after recent elections.

The BQDC Jumps Up to No. 9 in World Debate Rankings

The Brooks Quimby Debate Council, currently ranked 9th in the world by the International Debate Education Association (IDEA), has had continued success since the end of fall semester. *Originally printed in The Bates Student. By Gardiner Nardini ’12 and Ally Mandra ‘12

BQDC Selects 2011-2012 Director of Technology

Jack Stewart ’14 has been appointed as the new Director of Technology for the upcoming debate season.

Open Call for New Debaters

As the 2011-2012 academic year commences at Bates, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council begins its annual search for a new novice class.

2010-2011 Season in Review

A look back at the season’s successes for the BQDC