​​​​​​​​​​Debate Competition Schedule for School Year 2017-2018

High School League Workshops & Tournaments

BAUDL serves 17 high schools in four school districts. Each school has a debate team sponsored by BAUDL. League tournaments bring our high schools together for competition. Workshops help students learn what debate is and provide an opportunity to practice for upcoming tournaments.

Tournament/Workshop Schedule

​Workshop (San Francisco)
Workshop (East Bay)
​Sept 9
Sept 16
​9am - 3pm
9am - 3pm
​June Jordan
​Season Opener Tournament

​Sept 23
​8am - 7pm
​Fall Classic Tournament
​Oct 21
​8am - 7pm
Citi ​Fall Championship Tournament
(NAUDL Qualifier)

​Dec 8
Dec 9
​3:15 - 8pm
8am - 6pm
​Jan 20
​9am - 3pm
​New Years Classic Tournament
​Feb 3
​8am - 7pm
​March Madness Tournament
​Mar 10
​8am - 7pm
​League Championship Tournament
​Apr 13
Apr 14
​3:15 - 8pm
8am - 6pm
Annual League Dinner: May 2018

Interesting in volunteering? We are always in need of judges and other volunteers for tournaments. Please sign up for our volunteer email list on the Contact Us page.

Middle School League Tournaments

BAUDL serves 6 middle schools  in two school districts. Each school has a debate team sponsored by BAUDL. League tournaments bring our middle schools together for competition.

Dates below reflect the 2016-17 school year. The 2017-18 Middle School schedule will be updated soon.

​Tournament Name​Date​Time​Location
​Season Opener
​Oct 1
​9:30am - 4pm​Frick Middle School
​Speech & Debate Fall Classic​Oct 15​9:30am - 4pm​City College of San Francisco - Ocean Campus
Harvey Milk Classic
​Dec 3
​9:30am - 4pm​Visitacion Valley Middle School
Angela Davis Debates​Jan 21​9:30am - 4pmSt. Mary's College
​Speak, Learn, Lead Tournament
​Feb 25
​9:30am - 4pm
​James Lick Middle School
​​League Championship
& State Qualifier
​Mar 25​9:30am - 4pm
​Frick Middle School
​Bay Area Closeout
​May 6
​9:30am - 9pm​UC, Berkeley

Travel Team Tournaments

Travel Team brings all of our high schools together for additional debate training and opportunities to travel to national level debate tournaments. BAUDL has a dedicated Travel Team coach who works with students and travels to these tournaments with them.

VARSITY Tournaments
​Date​Location​TOC Bid Line
​Jack Howe
"Long Beach"
​Sept 30 - Oct 1
​Los Angeles, CA
​Semi's Bid
​Damus Hollywood
"Notre Dame"
Nov 4-6
​Los Angeles, CA
​Quarter's Bid
SCU Dempsey-Cronin
"Santa Clara"
Nov 18-19Santa Clara, CA​No Bid
Feb 10-12
Palo Alto, CA
​Semi's Bid
​Cal Berkeley
​Feb 17-19
​Berkeley, CA
​Octo's Bid
NAUDL ChampsApril 20-22Washington, DC​No Bid
Tournament of Champions
April 28-30
Lexington, KY
​2 Bids required to qualify

​JV Tournaments
​Date​Location​TOC Bid Line
​Oct 8
Santa Rosa High School​No Bid
​GGSA 2​Mar 3-4
​James Logan High School
​State Qualifier
Western JV Nationals​Mar 10-11
​SF State University
​No Bid