MDTA Meeting – May 2nd @ 1:00 PM

The annual Spring Meeting will occur on May 2nd, 2015 at Midland Hill Country Club (http://binged.it/1J6LX09) at 1:00 PM.  This is the same location we have had our spring meeting the last few years.  At this time our agenda includes: reviewing the Novice Policy Packet procedure, MSHSL State Tournament Rules, MDTA Grants and Recruiting Efforts and more.  We hope that all MDTA members can join us.  If you are not a MDTA member and would like to attend you can sign-up at the meeting.

MDTA Program Grants for 2015-16

The MDTA will once again be offering Program Grants for the 2015-2016 school year. If you are an interested school or know of a new program looking for assistance please see the attached grant application. Grant applications are due by May 7th, 2015. Announcements to grant recipients will be made by June 1st, 2015. If you have any questions about the grant process please feel free to contact me at dj@brynteson.info.

Program-Grants-2015

MDTA Challenge Cup Winners

Congratulations to the MDTA Challenge Cup winners announced today at the MSHSL State Debate Tournament:

Classic Debate                                                                                                                Team award to Eastview,                                                                                  Individual Award is tie between teammates Jack Kurila and Erik Lecy, both of Eastview

Policy Debate

Team Award to Wayzata,
Individual Award to Dan Bannister of Highland Park
Lincoln-Douglas Debate
Team Award to Eagan
Individual Award to Dylan Adelman of Lakeville South
Public Forum Debate
Team Award to St. Paul Academy
Individual Award to Thomas Toghramadjian of St. Paul Academy