Tournament Results and Successes

2016-2017 SEASON (in progress) 

March 18-19th: North American Women and Gender Minorities Debating Championships – UBC

  • Moira and Emma broke into Finals (lost on a 3-2 split decision)

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March 3-5th: McGoun 2017 – UADS

  • Harrison and Raj won the tournament
  • Moira and Alan were the runner up team
  • Jessica Pigeau won public speech

The individual speaker rankings are as follows:
1. Alan Chan
2. Moira Kelly
3. Jessica Pigeau
4. Raj Bains
5. Emma Jones

 

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January 20th-22nd: Calgary Pro-am – University of Calgary 

  • Moira and Pia won the tournament
  • Brian and Emma were semi-finalists

The individual speaker rankings are as follows:
1. Moira Kelly
2. Jessica Pigeau (who also won Public Speech)
3. Brian Steele
5. Emma Jones (who also won Top Novice)

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November 25th – 27th: BP Championships – University of British Columbia 

  • Moira and Raj were finalists
  • Charles and Emma were semifinalists
  • Moira was 4th Speaker

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November 18th – November 20th: Hugill Cup – University of Alberta

  • Moira & Harrison were finalists
  • Alan & Charles were finalists
  • Jessica & Drew were finalists
  • Rowan & Heather were semi-finalists
  • Janel & Emma were semifinalists

Jessica Pigeau won Top Speaker, Moira Kelly won 2nd Speaker, Janel Comeau won 3rd Speaker and Emma Jones won Top Novice Speaker.  Rowan Ley and Heather Cattell for won Top Novice Team.

 

November 4th to 6th: Diefenbaker Cup – University of Saskatchewan 

  • Moira and Emma were finalists
  • Alan and Kelsey were finalists
  • Raj and Rowan were finalists
  • Moira was 3rd Speaker
  • Alan was 4th Speaker
  • Emma was 5th Speaker

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October 21st – 23: Fall Open – University of Calgary

  • Kelsey and Rowan were finalists
  • Emma and Azhar were finalists
  • Pia and Heather were semi-finalists
  • Tony and Amed were Semi-finalists
  • Emma and Azhar tied for 2nd Speaker
  • Rowan was 4th Speaker
  • Karel and Tony Basu tied for 5th Speaker

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2015-2016 SEASON 

October 18-20: Hart House – University of Toronto

  • Andrew Lawrence and Dylan Williams were quarter-finalists

October 23-25: Fall Open – University of Alberta

  • Raj and Harrison were finalists
  • Srosh and Amanda were finalists
  • Julie and Zhao were semi-finalists
  • Harrison was 2nd speaker, Raj was 4th speaker
  • Julie was 9th speaker

 

2014-2015 SEASON
October 24-26: Fall Open – University of Calgary 

  • Brian Steele and Greg Huzinga were finalists

November 1-3: UBC IV – University of British Columbia

  • Robert Lees-Miller and David Ryback were finalists
  • Dylan Williams and Moira Kelly were semi-finalists
  • Robert Lees-Miller was 1st Speaker

November 7-9: Diefenbaker – University of Saskatchewan

  • Janel Comeau and Shelly Shlomovitch were semi-finalists
  • Janel Comeau was 8th speaker

November 21-23: Hugill – University of Alberta

  • Dylan Williams, on a hybrid team with a UBC debater, won the tournament
  • Ian Burch and Gabi Belzil were finalists
  • Keith Hill and Moira Kelly were semi-finalists
  • Catherine Fan and Iryna Stryapunin were semi-finalists
  • Ian Burch was top speaker
  • Andrew Lawrence was 5th speaker, Catherine Fan was 6th speaker
  • Jessica Pigeau won public speech

January 23-25: Calgary Pro-Am – University of Calgary

  • Dylan Williams and Alaura Hulewicz won the tournament
  • Dylan Williams was top speaker, Catherine Fan was 2nd speaker
  • Dan Howitt was 8th speaker, Brian Steele was 9th speaker

February 13-15: Edmonton Open – University of Alberta

  • Andrew Lawrence and Moira Kelly won the tournament
  • Dylan Williams and Robert-Lees Miller were semi-finalists
  • Shaun Parsons, on a hybrid team, was a semi-finalist
  • Andrew Lawrence was top speaker, Robert-Lees Miller was 4th speaker
  • Moira Kelly was 5th speaker, Gabi Belzil was 6th speaker

February 20-22: Saskatchewan Open – University of Saskatchewan

  • Dylan Williams and Jessica Pigeau were finalists
  • Jessica Pigeau was top speaker, Dylan Williams tied for 2nd speaker

2013-2014 SEASON
October 18-20: North American BP Champs – Hart House

  • Iain Ireland and Catherine Fan were semi-finalists

October 25-27: Fall Open – Calgary 

  • Mimi Liu was 4th speaker, Sai Vemula was 8th speaker
  • Dylan Williams, on a hybrid team with a UBC debater, was a semifinalist
  • Shaun Parsons and Moira Kelly were semifinalists
  • Mimi Liu and Sai Vemula were half-quarter finalists

November 1-3: UBC IV – UBC

  • Robert Lees-Miller and Gabi Belzil were finalists
  • Robert Lees-Miller was 5th speaker

November 22-24: Diefenbaker – Usask

  • Iain Ireland was 2nd speaker
  • Nicholas Kraemer was 9th speaker and was the highest novice speaker at the tournament
  • Iain Ireland and Nicholas Kraemer were finalists

November 29-December 1: Hugill – Alberta

  • Keith Hill and Spencer Morrison were semi-finalists
  • Steve Cook and Iain Ireland were semi-finalists
  • Iain Ireland was second speaker
  • Keith Hill was 10th speaker
  • Robert Lees-Miller won public speech

Portland State University IV
Hybrid team of Catherine Fan (UADS) and Vivian Dong (UBC) won

  • Hybrid team of Gabi Belzil (UADS) and Grant Bradshaw (UBC) were semifinalists
  • Hybrid team of Robert Lees-Miller (UADS) and Sandra Panic (SFU) were semifinalists
  • Gabi Belzil was 6th speaker
  • Robert Lees-Miller was 7th speaker

February 21-23: CP Pro-Am – Calgary

  • Catherine Fan and Moira Kelly were semi-finalists
  • Gabi Belzil and Shaun Parsons were semi-finalists
  • Andrew Lawrence and Sai Vemula won the tournament
  • Andrew Lawrence was the top speaker at the tournament
  • Keith Hill was 4th speaker
  • Gabi Belzil was 8th speaker

March 7-9: McGoun – Alberta

  • Keith Hill was 7th speaker
  • Mimi Liu was 8th speaker
  • Jenny Rogers and Dylan Williams were top novice team

March 21-23: CP Nationals – Sodales

  • Catherine Fan was Deputy Chief Adjudicator

Australs

  • Hybrid team of Catherine Fan (UADS), Iain Ireland (UADS alumnus), and Michael Warren (University of Saskatchewan) were semi-finalists
  • Andrew Lawrence, Gabi Belzil, and Jennifer McBean (UADS alumnus) were finalists
  • Hybrid team of Robert Lees-Miller (UADS), David Miko (University of Calgary alumnus), and Dylan Hardy (University of Saskatchewan alumnus) won the tournament
  • Robert Lees-Miller was awarded the honor of best speech in the finals
  • Iain Ireland was fourth speaker
  • Andrew Lawrence was 6th speaker
  • Robert Lees-Miller was 7th speaker
  • Gabi Belzil was 8th speaker
  • Catherine Fan was 10th speaker

Alberta Summer Tournament

  • Ian Burch (Alumnus) was second speaker
  • Keith Hill was 5th speaker
  • Catherine Fan was 6th speaker
  • Alisa McMaster was 8th speaker
  • Shaun Parsons was 10th speaker
  • Shaun Parsons and Alisa McMaster were finalists
  • Hybrid team of Ian Burch (UADS alumnus) and Veenu Goswami (University of Toronto) were finalists

2012-2013 SEASON

McGoun Cup (Western Canadian Championships), University of Saskatchewan

  • Robert Lees-Miller and Jennifer McBean won.
  • Catherine Fan and Trevor Breen were semi-finalists.
  • Robert Lees-Miller was the second placed speaker.
  • Jessica Pigeau won Public Speech, Eldon Lake placed second.

Edmonton Open, University of Alberta

  • Robert Lees-Miller and Mary McPhail were finalists.
  • Robert Lees-Miller was top speaker and Iain Ireland was third place speaker.
  • Jessica Pigeau won Public Speech, Michael Nicol-Seto placed second.

Hugill Cup, University of Alberta

  • Iain Ireland, Robert Lees-Miller and Catherine Fan were finalists.
  • Iain Ireland was top speaker.
  • Iain Ireland placed second in Public Speech, Eldon Lake placed third.

BP Champs, University of Victoria

  • Robert Lees-Miller and Catherine Fan were finalists.
  • Robert Lees-Miller was top speaker, Catherine Fan placed second.

Diefenbaker Cup, University of Saskatchewan

  • Iain Ireland and Trevor Breen won.
  • Iain Ireland was the second placed speaker.
  • Michael Nicol-Seto and David Rybak broke to semi-finals.
  • Michael Nicol-Seto won public speech, Iain Ireland was third.

UBC Invitational, University of British Columbia

  • Robert Lees-Miller and Catherine Fan won.

Fall Open, University of Calgary

  • Kristina Diduck and Serena Retson broke to semi-finals.

2011-2012 SEASON

University of Alberta Summer Tournament

  • Finals Winners: Catherine Fan and Iain Ireland
  • Semi-Finalists: Keith Hill,Daniel Hindmarsh, Robert Lees-Miller,
  • Public Speech Winner: Michael Nicol-Seto

McGoun Cup (Western Canadian Championships), University of British Columbia

  • Semi-Finalists: Iain Ireland and Catherine Fan
  • Top Novice: Catherine Fan

Shumiatcher Cup, University of Regina

  • Finalists: Michael Meiers and Steve Cook
  • Semi-Finalists: Nels Ecklund and Daniel Hindmarsh
  • Second Place Speaker: Daniel Hindmarsh
  • Third Place Speaker: Michael Meiers
  • Public Speech Finalists: Sarah Jane Laxdal, Michael Meiers, and Nels Ecklund

Saskatchewan Open 2012, University of Saskatchewan

  • Semi-finalists: Nisha Patel and Iain Ireland
  • Top Speaker: Iain Ireland
  • Public Speech Finalists: Zoe Francis, Iain Ireland, Kathleen Elhatton-Lake, and Nisha Patel
  • 2nd Place, Public Speech: Iain Ireland
  • 3rd Place, Public Speech: Nisha Patel

Winter Carnival, McGill University

  • Iain Ireland placed 1st in public speech

Hugill Cup, University of Alberta

  • Iain Ireland, Michael Nicol-Seto and Robert Lees-Miller broke to semi-finals
  • Catherine Fan was top novice speaker
  • Iain Ireland won Public Speech, Michael Nicol-Seto placed second

Diefenbaker Cup, University of Saskatchewan

  • Kristen Pue placed as 3rd speaker.
  • Catherine Fan placed as top novice speaker.
  • Atta Almasi placed as 3rd novice speaker.
  • Nisha Patel and Michael Nicol-Seto, and Kristen Pue and Catherine Fan broke to finals.
  • Steve Cook and Drew Armstrong broke to semi-finals.
  • Michael Nicol-Seto placed 2nd in Public Speech.
  • Alisa McMaster, Atta Almasi and Michael Nicol-Seto broke to Public Speech finals.

UBC Invitational, University of British Columbia

  • Kristen Pue and Kathleen Elhatton-Lake broke to semi-finals.

Yale Invitational, Yale University

  • Kathleen Elhatton-Lake and Ian Burch broke to quarter finals.

Fall Open, University of Calgary

  • Atta Almasi and Dylan Hanwell broke to finals.
  • Alisa McMaster and Catherine Fan broke to semi-finals.
  • Catherine Fan placed as top speaker.

Hart House IV, University of Toronto

  • Kathleen Elhatton-Lake and Ian Burch broke to semi-finals.

2010-2011 SEASON

National Debating Championships, University of Waterloo

  • Iain Ireland and Robert Lees-Miller broke to finals.
  • Kathleen Elhatton-Lake and Ian Burch broke to quarter-finals.
  • Robert Lees-Miller placed as third speaker.
  • Ian Burch placed as seventh speaker.
  • Kathleen Elhatton-Lake placed as ninth speaker.
  • Iain Ireland and Michael Nicol-Seto were Public Speech Finalists

McGoun Cup (Western Canadian Championships), University of Alberta

  • Ian Burch and Kathleen Elhatton-Lake won the tournament.
  • Aidan Paul and Kristen Pue broke to semi-finals.
  • Iain Ireland and Robert Lees-Miller broke to quarter-finals.
  • Kristen Pue was second place speaker and Iain Ireland was third place speaker.
  • Michael Nicol-Seto won public speech while Iain Ireland took second.

Schumiatcher Cup, University of Regina 2011

  • Kathleen Elhatton-Lake and Sarah-Jane Laxdal won the tournament.
  • Kathleen Elhatton-Lake was Top Speaker.
  • Cassidy Villebrun-Buracas and his hybrid partner Wudi Wu broke to finals.
  • Iain Ireland and Michael Meiers were semi-finalists.
  • Iain Ireland was third speaker.
  • Sarah-Jane Laxdal and Wudi Wu won public speech. Iain Ireland was runner up, Kathleen Elhatton-Lake took third, and Nisha Patel and Michael Nicol-Seto broke to Public Speech finals.
  • Nisha Patel was Top Novice Speaker.
  • Nisha Patel and Michael Nicol-Seto were Top Novice team.

World Universities Debating Championships 2011, University of Botswana

  • Kristen Pue and Kathleen Elhatton-Lake placed 33rd
  • Iain Ireland and Ian Burch placed 34th.

Lord Hugill Cup, University of Alberta

  • Robert Lees-Miller and Ashvin Singh broke to finals.
  • Kristen Pue and Kathleen Elhatton-Lake, and Nathan Pinkoski and Bernice Pui were semi-finalists of the tournament.
  • Iain Ireland was the top speaker
  • Kristen Pue was 3rd speaker

Diefenbaker Cup 2010, University of Saskatchewan

  • Sarah-Jane and Aidan Paul, Iain Ireland and Zoe Francis all made it to the finals.
  • Navneet Khinda and Kathleen Ehlatton-Lake, Michael Nicol-Seto, and Michael Meiers all made it to semi-finals.
  • Michael Nicol-Seto won public speech, with Iain Ireland and Nisha Patel being runner ups.
  • Navneet Khinda also received the Top Novice Award.

University of British Columbia Invitational

  • Ashvin Singh and Robbie Lees-Millers placed seventh, and broke  to finals.
  • Robbie Lees-Miller broke to Public Speech finals.

2010 CUSID Western Canadian Pro-Am Championships

  • Ashvin Singh and Nisha Patel were finalists.
  • Kathleen Elhatton-Lake was a semi-finalist with a hybrid novice from UNBC, Sufey Chen
  • Ashvin Singh was 2nd place speaker.
  • Nisha Patel was 3rd place novice speaker.
  • Michael Meiers, Michael Nicol-Seto, and Iain Ireland broke to Public Speech Finals.

2008-2009 SEASON

CUSID National Championships

  • Robert Lees-Miller and Mary McPhail were Novice Champions after winning the novice finals.
  • Robert was a Public Speech finalist.
  • Robert was the 2nd place Novice Speaker.

2010 McGoun Cup – Western Canadian Championships

  • Robert Lees-Miller and Nathan Pinkoski won the tournament.
  • Ashvin Singh was 3rd place speaker with his partner, Rachelle Neame, taking 6th.
  • In the Public Speech final were Kathleen Elhatton-Lake and Mike Thorpe.

University of Alberta, Edmonton Open

  • Sean Lee and Kathleen Elhatton-Lake were finalists in an exciting round that showed some true Canadian pride.
  • Sean Lee was top speaker.
  • Winning the Public Speech final were Mary McPhail and Mackenzie Reed in a duo performance.

University of Saskatchewan, Diefenbaker Cup

  • Ashvin Singh and Emily Cliff won the tournament. In a break composed entirely by the University of Alberta, the other finalists were Ian Burch and Noah Dolgoy, Robert Lees-Miller and Jon Fairbridge, and Dylan Handy and Nathan Pinkoski.
  • The top speaker was Emily Cliff.

University of Alberta, Annual Hon. Hugill Cup

  • Finalists included Ian Burch and Byron Tse, Emily Cliff and Jon Fairbridge, and Dylan Handy and Nathan Pinkoski.
  • The top speaker was Ian Burch.

University of British Columbia, Pacific Cup

  • Making the break was the fine duo of Noah Dolgoy and Aaron Rankin.
  • The top speaker was Noah Dologoy.

CUSID Western Canadian Pro-Am Championships

  • The grand victors were Robert Lees-Miller and Ian Burch.
  • Other proud UADS finalists were the teams of Noah Dolgoy and Kristen Pue and Ashvin Singh and Kathleen Elhatton-Lake.

2007-2008 SEASON

CUSID National Championships

  • Ian Burch and Byron Tse broke to the novice finals

McGoun Cup – Western Canadian Championships

  • Sharon O’hayon and Noah Dolgoy won the tournament!
  • Sean Lee and his partner Guillaume Larochealso broke!
  • The top speaker was Nick Tam

University of Saskatchewan, Diefenbaker Cup

  • Sean Lee and Rachelle Neame won the tournament against U of A’s Alan Cliff and Yaw A-Tuffour
  • The top speaker was Alan Cliff and the top public speaker was Nick Tam.

University of Alberta, Edmonton Open

  • Sharon O’hayon was top speaker.

World Universities Debating Championships: Assumption University

  • Sharon O’hayon made it to the finals of public speech, earning the position of 1st runner up.

University of British Columbia, Pacific Cup

  • Winning the tournament were Alan Cliff and Julia Lisztwan over Sharon O’hayon and Byron Tse in a U of A dominated break.
  • The top speaker was Alan Cliff and the top novice speaker was Ian Burch.

CUSID British Parliamentary Championships

  • The University of Alberta Debate Society proudly hosted the tournament, showing Edmonton off to the circuit.
  • A hybrid team of Julia Lisztwan and Brent Kettles made it to the finals.

CUSID Western Canadian Pro-Am Championships

  • Alan Cliff and Rachelle Neame won the final that also included Sharon O’hayon and Ian Burch.
  • The top speaker was Alan Cliff and the top novice speaker was Byron Tse.
  • Nathan Pinkoski managed to secure the U of A a speaking sweep, winning the public speech finals.

U OF A-HOSTED TOURNAMENTS, 2003-2004

McGoun Cup – Western Canadian Championships (Feb. 13-15)

  • Clarissa Pearce and Greg Fingas won the tournament and also took first and second place in individual speaker points, respectively.
  • In the semi-finals were U of A teams Alim Merali / Talib Rajwani and Chris Samuel / Steve Smith.
  • Breaking to quarterfinals were Nick Tam / Mat Johnson, Kyle Kawanami / Julia Lisztwan and Chris Bolivar / Cassie Brown.
  • Five U of A speakers made the Public Speech final: Julia Lisztwan, Peter Buijs, Nick Fowler, Chris Samuel and third-place public speaker Alex Easton.

67th Annual Hon. Lord Hugill Cup (Nov. 7-9)

  • The team of James Crossman and Arthur Tse won this annual Alberta-hosted British Parliamentary-style tournament.
  • Stephanie Wanke, in a hybrid with Erin Weir (U of C), broke to finals.
  • Three U of A teams broke to semi-finals: Kyle Kawanami / Roman Kotovych, Mat Johnson / Debra Ohayon and Nick Tam /Garrett Finegan.
  • Top Speaker was awarded to Stephanie Wanke, and Top Novice to Jung-Suk Ryu.
  • In the Public Speech final: Steph Wanke, Garrett Finegan and Ann Behennah.

2003 Grant Davy’s Cup (Oct. 4-6)

  • This U of A in-house tournament was won by TJ Adhihetty and Jeevan Nallainayagam.

2003-2004 SEASON

North American Debating Championships, Queen’s University (Jan. 30 – Feb. 1)

  • U of A team Stephanie Wanke and TJ Adhihetty broke to quarterfinals.
  • TJ was ranked as the ninth-place speaker, and Stephanie placed tenth.
    Diefenbaker Cup, University of Saskatchewan (Jan. 16-18)
  • The hybrid team of Alex Easton and Erin Weir (U of C) won the tournament.
  • Alex was also a Public Speech finalist.

World Universities Debating Championships, Singapore (Dec. 27 – Jan. 3)

  • Sharon Ohayon was recognized as the Third-Place Public Speaker in the world.
  • U of A adjudicator Paige Smith was selected for panels in the quarterfinals and ESL final, while Barrie Tanner judged the Grand Final itself.

Shumiatcher Cup, University of Regina (Nov. 21-23)

  • The team of Clarissa Pearce and Greg Fingas broke to finals and placed second.
  • James Crossman and Julia Lisztwan made it to semi-finals.
  • James and Clarissa tied for fourth-place speaker, Chris Jones placed third, and Julia was both the Top Speaker and Top Novice.

Fall Open, University of Calgary (Oct. 17-19)

  • In an all-Alberta final, Julia Lisztwan and Alim Merali won the tournament, and the team of Mat Johnson and Peter Buijs placed second.
  • Sharon Ohayon tied for third place as an individual speaker, and Chris Jones was the highest-scoring novice debater.
  • Greg Fingas, Michael Janz, Sharon Ohayon and James Knull broke to the Public Speech final, with James taking second place.

2002-2003 SEASON

CUSID Nationals, Dalhousie University (Mar. 14-16)

  • Helen McGraw and Rahool Agarwal broke to quarters and placed 5th overall.

John Robinson Cup, University of Manitoba (Feb. 28 – Mar. 2)

  • Helen McGraw and Kyle Kawanami broke to finals and placed 2nd.
  • Sharon Ohayon and Chris Samuel broke to semis and placed 3rd.
  • Alex Easton placed 1st in public speech.

McGoun Cup, University of Regina (Feb. 21-23)

  • Ajit Singh and Roman Kotovych broke to finals and won the tournament.
  • Ajit Singh was also the Top Speaker of the tournament.
  • Nathan Pullan was the Top Novice Speaker of the tournament.

Pacific Cup, University of British Columbia (Feb. 14-16)

  • Rahool Agarwal and Ajit Singh broke to finals and placed 2nd.
  • Roman Kotovych and Kirsten Odynski broke to semis, as did the hybrid team of Kyle Kawanami and Greg Allen (UBC).
  • Alex Easton and Mat Johnson broke to quarters, as did the hybrid team of Helen McGraw and Michael James (U of C).
  • Nick Tam and Rob van Blyderveen broke to the Novice Final.
  • In speaking points, Ajit Singh, Rahool Agarwal and Kirsten Odynski placed 3rd, 4th, and 5th respectively.
  • Nick Tam was the Top Novice Speaker of the tournament.

Edmonton Open, University of Alberta (Jan. 30 – Feb. 2)

  • The novice team of Donal Finegan and Garrett Finegan won the tournament.
  • Clarissa Pearce and Bryce Pinto broke to finals and placed second.
  • The teams of Chris Samuel / Mat Johnson and Sharon Ohayon / Alex Easton broke to semis.
  • The teams of Nick Tam / Erik Jacobs and Greg Fingas / Dawn Buchan broke to quarters.
  • Greg Fingas was Top Speaker, and Nathan Pullan was Top Novice Speaker.
  • Chris Samuel placed 1st in public speech.

Diefenbaker Cup, University of Saskatchewan (Jan. 17-19)

  • The hybrid team of Kyle Kawanami and Stephanie Wanke (U of M) broke to finals and placed 2nd.
  • Vivek Sharma and Talib Rajwani broke to semis.
  • Nick Tam / Bryce Pinto and the Top Novice Team of Donal Finegan / Garrett Finegan broke to quarters.
  • Talib Rajwani was the 2nd-place speaker of the tournament.

World Universities Debating Championships, Stellenbosch (Dec. 27 – Jan. 8 )

  • Ajit Singh was the Top Public Speaker in the world.
  • All three U of A teams (Kawanami/Tse, Crossman/McGraw, Singh/Ohayon) finished in the top third of the tournament.

Lord Hugill Cup, University of Alberta (Nov. 15-17)

  • The teams of Kyle Kawanami / Arthur Tse and Chris Samuel / Roman Kotovych broke to finals.
  • Arthur Tse was the Top Speaker in the final round.
  • Breaking to semifinals were Helen McGraw / James Crossman and the tournament’s Top Novice Team, Donal Finegan / Garrett Finegan.
  • Donal Finegan was the Top Novice Speaker of the tournament.
  • Chris Samuel placed first in Public Speech, while Ajit Singh and Helen McGraw were also finalists.

Fall Open, University of Calgary (Oct. 25-27)

  • Talib Rajwani and Alim Merali broke to finals and placed 2nd.
  • Chris Bolivar and Mike Reid broke to semis and placed 4th.
  • Breaking to quarterfinals were Arthur Tse / Paul Myroon and Alex Easton / Partner.
  • Mike Reid was the Top Novice Speaker.
  • Alex Easton won Public Speech, while Chris Samuel and Kyle Kawanami were also finalists.

Father Guindon Cup, University of Ottawa (Oct. 18-20)

  • The team of Ajit Singh and Sharon Ohayon placed 5th overall in this Worlds Preparatory tournament.
  • Ajit placed fourth in overall speaks, and Sharon placed fourth in public speech.

Shumiatcher Cup, University of Regina (Oct. 4-6)

  • Helen McGraw and Mat Johnson broke to finals and placed 2nd.
  • Rahool Agarwal and Chris Bolivar broke to semis and placed 3rd.
  • Theresa Litorco and Nathan Pullan were the Top Novice Team.
  • Theresa Litorco also placed as the Top Novice Speaker of the tournament.