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TOP HIGH SCHOOL DEBATERS
COMPETE AT UK THIS WEEK

By Selena Stevens

 

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These highly regarded tournaments attract the nation's best high school debaters to Lexington each year.

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Oct. 3, 2001 (Lexington, Ky.) -- The University of Kentucky is hosting its annual fall National Thoroughbred Round Robin today and Thursday, and the Kentucky National Henry Clay Tournament Oct. 6-8 on the University of Kentucky campus and at the Ramada Inn on North Broadway.

The highly renowned tournaments attract the nationís very best high school debaters to Lexington each year. Debaters from the nation's top nine debate teams will participate in the Round Robin.

Teams from across the country, from Harvard to Berkeley, will compete in the Henry Clay debates. This year's national intercollegiate debate topic calls for the federal government to make policy changes related to American Indians.

The Round Robin will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at the Ramada Inn. Registration and information will be available the Lexington Suite, Room 128.

The Henry Clay debates will be held from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday through Monday.

The preliminary rounds will be held on campus at the White Hall Classroom Building. Elimination rounds will run from 8 a.m. until midnight Monday at the Ramada Inn.


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