[Ndca-l] NPPF Finals Broadcast

Tara Tate ttate
Thu Apr 16 21:18:26 EDT 2009


I am forwarding this announcement from Sarah Marshala with Bickel and Brewer.  Bickel and Brewer is a proud supporter of the NDCA and an institutional lifetime member of our organization.

Live from New York...it's the National Public Policy Forum (NPPF) Finals!

The NPPF is only contest that gives high school students the opportunity to participate in written and oral debates on issues of public policy. The oral debate finals of this global competition take place annually on the New York University campus. Students compete for a $10,000 grand prize and the Bickel & Brewer Cup!

You can watch all the action live via streaming video. 

1.      Here's how to participate. Visit "Debate Central" http://www.uvm.edu/debate_theater/ to watch the Web cast. 

2.      What you need. To view the broadcast, you need the latest version of QuickTime installed on your computer. You may already have this. If not, you can access a free download by visiting the Web site above. 

3.      What's the schedule? The semi-final and final debates will be aired live - don't miss any of the action! See below for details.

Saturday, April 18

9 a.m. EST - Semifinal Debate # 1

Bellaire High School (Affirmative), Bellaire, Texas vs. Glenbrook North High School (Negative), Northbrook, Illinois
                       
10:45 a.m. EST - Semifinal Debate # 2

Deer Park High School (Affirmative), Deer Park, Texas vs. Plano Senior High School (Negative), Plano, Texas


4 p.m. EST - The NPPF Finals, featuring semi-final winners



For additional information about the Bickel & Brewer National Public Policy Forum (NPPF), visit www.nppf.net <http://www.nppf.net/> !



Best,
Tara L. Tate
Director of Debate, Glenbrook South (IL)
President, National Debate Coaches Association
Co-director, The 2008 Glenbrooks
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