​​​​​​​​​​Debate Competion Events for School Year 2016-2017

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 are usually held the weekend before each tournament and help students prepare for the tournament.


​Season Opener (San Fracisco)
Season Opener (East Bay)
​Sept 10
Sept 17
9am - 3pm
9am - 3pm
June Jordan School
Fremont HS
​Fall Classic
​Nov 5
​9am - 3pm​Emery Secondary

​New Years Classic
​Jan 28
​9am - 3pm​Fremont HS
​March Madness
​Mar 11
​9am - 3pm​KIPP King
​League Championship

​Apr 8

​9am - 3pm

Wallenberg (SF)


​Season Opener

​Sept 24
​8am - 7pm
UC, Berkeley
​Fall Classic
​Nov 12
​8am - 7pm
​Mission High School, SF
Citi ​Fall Championship (NAUDL Qualifier)
​Dec 9
Dec 10
​3:15 - 8pm
8am - 6pm
San Francisco State University
​New Years Classic
​Feb 4
​8am - 7pm
​UC, Berkeley
​March Madness
​Mar 18
​8am - 7pm
​Castlemont High,Oakland
​League Championship
​Apr 14
Apr 15
​3:15 - 8pm
8am - 6pm
​Golden State, Oakland
Oakland Tech School, Oakland
Annual League Dinner: May 17, 2017 @ Lake Merritt United Methodist Church

Interesting in volunteering? We are looking for volunteers for the March Madness Tournament on February 18th! Click HERE to sign up.

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.

​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.

​Tournament Name
​Notre Dame/ Harvard Westlake
​Nov 3-7
​Los Angeles, CA
Nov 12
​Union City, CA
Santa Clara - Dempsey Cronin InvitationalNov 18-20Santa Clara, CA
​Alta, Silver & Black Tournament
​Dec 5
​Salt Lake City, UT
​Stanford Invitational
​Feb 11-13
​Stanford, CA
UNLV, Golden Desert TournamentFeb 3-6Las Vegas, NV
CAL Berkeley Invitational
Feb 18-20
Berkeley, CA
​ ​ ​* Tournament dates subject to change *