Spring Champs Results


February 21-22, 2020 – 2020 PSCFA Spring Champs – Palomar College, San Marcos

This past weekend, Point Loma Debaters came in 2nd Place in Overall Sweepstakes for Four Year Universities out of 31 schools competing, even though we were only competing on two of the three days of the tournament.

Of the five teams PLNU entered in team parliamentary debate, four of our teams advanced to the elimination rounds. In IPDA debate the next day, of the 11 PLNU students entered, 8 cleared to the elimination rounds. Here is how they did:

Senior Parliamentary Debate:

  • Hannah Nelson and James Shotwell - Gold Medalists, Tournament Champs
  • Nathanial Arroyave and Olivia Owens - Bronze Medalists

Junior Parliamentary Debate:

  • Sarah LeGrande and Hannah Wald - Bronze Medalists

Top Speakers in Junior:

  • Hannah Wald - 7th Place Speaker

Novice Parliamentary Debate:

  • Kaia Harry and Paris Swett - Silver Medalists

Top Speakers in Novice:

  • Kaia Harry - Top Speaker (First Place)
  • Paris Swett - Fourth Place Speaker

Senior IPDA Debate:

  • Hannah Nelson - Gold Medalist
  • James Shotwell - Silver Medalist
  • Ciaran Patrick O’Kelly - Bronze Medalist
  • Olivia Owen - Bronze Medalist

Junior IPDA Debate:

  • Hannah Wald - Gold Medalist
  • Sam Chang - Bronze Medalist
  • Sarah LeGrande - Bronze Medalist

Novice IPDA Debate:

  • Kaia Harry - Bronze Medalist

The regular season has now been finished, and we have a few National Championship Tournaments coming up in March, one near Chicago, another near Nashville, and the last here in San Diego. Thanks for your continued support.