SVUDL Fall Season Tournament Opener Results 10-13-18

70 SVUDL Debaters participated in our first fall tournament on Saturday, October 13, 2018. Click this link to watch a video of the students arriving!

30 students participated in the Varsity rounds; top varsity honors went to the team of Jasleen Randhawa and Christina Vo from Silver Creek High School in San Jose and to top speaker Osvaldo Mendoza from KIPP San Jose Collegiate in San Jose.

40 students participated in the Novice rounds; top novice honors went to the team of Dania Fermin and Sofia Funk from Cristo Rey San Jose Jesuit High School and Sofia Funk was also the top Novice speaker.

Here are all of the results from the tournament:

Varsity Policy 15 entries - 30 students total

KIPP San Jose Collegiate - 5

Oak Grove - 1

Silver Creek - 9

1st  - Jasleen Randhawa and Christina Vo - Silver Creek

2nd- Daksh Jain and Pranav Singamsetty - Silver Creek

3rd-Osvaldo Mendoza and Celine De Villa - Kipp

4th- Avi Goel and Rutvik Gandhasri - Silver Creek

5th - Sandy Ouk and Tiffany Tran - Silver Creek

Varsity Top Speaker - Osvaldo Mendoza - KIPP San Jose Collegiate

Novice  21 entries - 40 students total

College Track - 1

Cristo Ray - 4

DCP - 3

Kipp - 4

Oak Grove - 1

Oxford Day  -2

Yerba Buena - 6

1st - Dania Fermin and Sofia Funk - Cristo Rey

2nd - Moises Ron-Lopez and Andre Pham - KIPP San Jose Collegiate

3rd - Vanessa Gudino  and Mateo Diaz - Cristo Rey

4th - Zariah Best and Kastella Nguyen - Yerba Buena 

5th - Paulina Guiterrez Carmona & Jules Thomas - College Track

Novice Top Speaker - Sofia Funk - Cristo Rey

SVUDL wishes to thank Santa Clara University (SCU) for hosting us and our judges for the event (*=SVUDL alumnus, **=SVUDL board member): 
Saya Abney
Isaiah Aguirre*
Antonia Barona*
Dan Barritt
Jim Basile**
David Cattivera
Luis Cruz
James Davis
Alan Fishman
Alma Ibok
Raghav Kaul
Michael Low
Ryan Mills
Brandon Montes*
Peter Otte
Alexander Rafi
Marybelle Uk*
Harold Wang
Kenneth Woods
Stanley Young