The BDL Travel Team Takes on Big Lex

The BDL Travel Team Takes on “Big Lex” January, 23, 2023 | By Roger Nix The 2023 Lexington Winter Invitational (“Big Lex”) Highlights The BDL Travel Team celebrated MLK weekend by competing in the Lexington Winter Invitational (aka “Big Lex”), held at Lexington High School. This tournament marked BDL’s first in-person travel tournament since early […]

Boston Runs on Dunkin, BDL Runs on Volunteers

Volunteer Season Wrap-Up January 6, 2023 | By Kelly Cody Volunteer Highlights of the First Half of the Debate Season! As the first half of our 2022-2023 debate season comes to a close, BDL staff would argue that volunteers and community partners are more important than coffee (don’t contest us – we’re the debate experts). […]

BDL’s First Alumni Debate Tournament

BDL’s First Alumni Debate Tournament December 20, 2022 | By Sayyida Jean-Charles The Highly Requested Alumni Event Occurred on Saturday, Dec. 17th This past Saturday, BDL Alumni gathered together for the first-ever Alumni Debate Tournament (ADT) at Isaacson Miller in the Seaport. The event was a time for Alumni to reconnect with each other and […]

National Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month

National Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month October 14, 2022 | By Sayyida Jean-Charles Celebrating Young Debaters in Debate en Español The BDL recognizes our Debate en Español debaters for this National Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month. Within the Debate en Español program, the BDL strives to create an inclusive community that centers and celebrates Hispanic and Latinx […]

Alumni Reflection

Alumni Reflection October 3, 2022 | By Anna Zhao Building a Family at the BDL Comforting hugs on cold Saturday mornings before sunrise, accompanied by the unique melody of passionate debaters typing away on their computers. This is the first image that appears when I think of the Boston Debate League. My name is Anna […]

Speech Bums: Summer Debate Camp

Speech Bums: Summer Debate Camp September 20, 2022 | By Sara Gill Fun & Learning at BDL’s Debate Camp The BDL’s two-week Debate Camp took place from August 15-26 at Timilty Middle School. Debate Camp is an opportunity for new and returning debaters to connect with one another; build community; develop their skills in research […]

BDL’s First Alumni Summer Social

BDL’s first Alumni Summer Social August 22, 2022 | By Sayyida Jean-Charles Classes of 2019 – 2022 Summer Celebration At the end of July, the Boston Debate League hosted its first ever Alumni Summer Social at our office. We were thrilled to invite the Classes of 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 to celebrate together before […]

Volunteer Season Wrap-Up

Volunteer Season Wrap-Up June 8, 2022 | By Kelly Cody Volunteer Highlights of the 2021-2022 Debate Season! Tournament season has been a whirlwind. As we finally transition into the summer months, it’s hard to believe that the 2021-2022 debate season has come to a close and we have to wait a few months until we […]