MDTA Cup & All State Update #2

The Minnesota Debate Teachers Association is excited to release the second update for the MDTA Cup and All-State Awards. These are the results through six weeks of competition (11/4/2017).  Results are unofficial until audited at the end of the season.


Three schools have jumped out to a large lead over everyone else.  in first place is Robbinsdale Armstrong (21), followed closely by Chanhassen (20) and in third is Apple Valley (18).  In the individual race the top three spots have reached double digits and then there is a large group of individuals with 7 to 9 points.

Maggie Wuollet Robbinsdale Armstrong 12
Cori Roberts Apple Valley 11
Natalie Williamson Chanhassen 10
Alexis Wagenfeld Blaine 9
Nadrat Amos Robbinsdale Armstrong 9
Noah Gallagher Lakeville 9
Alex Nelson St. Croix Prep 8
Alex Chun Maple Grove 8
Maxwell Schaefer Eastview 8
Ethan Mirman Minnetonka 7
Joseph Melander Minnetonka 7
Marguerite Laplant Eagan 7
Brandon Schellhaass Apple Valley 7
Rachel de Sobrino Forest Lake Sr 7
David Necas Robbinsdale Cooper 7


Apple Valley LD not counted in this yet.  Waiting on results.


Public Forum

Public forum appears to be a two school race.  Edina (27) holds a three point lead over Eagan (24) followed by St. Paul and Andover at 19 Points.  In the individual race:


Jones (Edina) Edina 15
Zhu (Edina) Edina 14
Ma (Edina) Edina 13
Blake (Blaine) Blaine 11
Askari (St Paul) St Paul 11
Hayes (Apple Valley) Apple Valley 11
Yang (East Ridge) East Ridge 11
Konstan (St Paul) St Paul 11
Salnikov (East Ridge) East Ridge 9
Brachio (Apple Valley) Apple Valley 9
Zierman (Denfeld) Denfeld 9
Slavik (Andover) Andover 9
Scheller (Eagan) Eagan 9
Salnikov (East Ridge) East Ridge 9
Rimolde (Denfeld) Denfeld 9
Patel (Eagan) Eagan 9
Voge (Andover) Andover 9
Will (St Paul) St Paul 9
Policy DebateNOTE: Concordia Results are not posted

Continuing a tradition, Eagan High School has jumped out to huge lead with 24 points.  Wayzata is at 18 points and Rosemount at 15.  In the individual race:


Krueger (Eagan) Eagan 13
Shih (Eagan) Eagan 13
Hathaway (Rosemount) Rosemount 8
Peters (Eagan) Eagan 7
Huang (Rosemount) Rosemount 7
Sewpersaud (Rosemount) Rosemount 7
Yang (Wayzata) Wayzata 6
Anderson McElligott (Edina) Edina 6
Sathe (Edina) Edina 6
He (Wayzata) Wayzata 6
Jarcho (Minneapolis Washburn) Minneapolis Washburn 6
Ding (Edina) Edina 6
Yang (Edina) Edina 6
Bothwell (Edina) Edina 6
Vashistha (Eagan) Eagan 6


Classic Debate

Eastview has jumped out to a quick lead with 18 points.  Stillwater and Minnetonka are tied for second place with 13 points.  In the individual race:

Abram (Eastview) Eastview 8
Nair (Eastview) Eastview 8
Christensen (Minnetonka) Minnetonka 7
Park (Minnetonka) Minnetonka 7
Somayajula (Mounds Park) Mounds Park 6
Montie (Stillwater Area) Stillwater Area 6
Wilkening (Mounds Park) Mounds Park 6
Schraut (Stillwater Area) Stillwater Area 6
Chadha (Minnetonka) Minnetonka 5
Johnson (Stillwater Area) Stillwater Area 5
Block (Eastview) Eastview 5
McDonough (Stillwater Area) Stillwater Area 5
Newell (Minnetonka) Minnetonka 5
Doyle (Eastview) Eastview 5

Congressional Debate

In progress

MDTA Cup & All State Update

The Minnesota Debate Teachers Association is excited to release the first update for the MDTA Cup and All-State Awards. Each year the MDTA recognizes the top school and eight students in each activity. All results are unofficial until the end of the season:

Public Forum

In a tight race Blaine and Edina HS are tied with 10 points. Chanhassen and Eagan are only 1 point back with four others only 2 points back. Our top students are Hayes & Brachio (Apple Valley), Benson (Blaine) and Salnikov & Yang (East Ridge).


Tied for first is a host of schools: Apple Valley, Robbinsdale Armstrong, Chanhassen and Robbinsdale Cooper. Followed by another four schools one point back. Our top students are Wuollet (Armstrong), Necas (Cooper), Wagenfeld (Blaine) and Williamson (Chanhassen).

Policy Debate

NOTE: University of MN Results are not yet posted.

Continuing a tradition, Eagan High School has jumped out to an early lead with 9 points. Close behind is Wayzata high school with 8 points and Rosemount with 6. In the individual race, Krueger & Shih (Eagan) lead with Hathaway & Huang (Rosemount) close behind.

Classic Debate

Eastview has jumped out to a quick lead with 9 points. Stillwater and Minnetonka are close behind with 7 points. In the individual race Abram & Nair (Eastview), Johnson & Montie (Stillwater) and Christen & Park (Minnetonka) are leading the pack.

Congressional Debate

Eagan has a slight 12 to 11 lead over Maple Grove in the first few weeks of the season.  Close behind is Blaine, Chanhassen and East Ridge.  In the individual race, Kevin Jacobson (Maple Grove) and Branden Johnson (Chanhassen) lead the way.  Right behind them is Joshua Groven and Raunak Pandey (Eagan).

MDTA General Membership Meeting

Reminder that our general membership meeting for CTAM will occur on Saturday, September 16th at 9:00 AM in the Viking room at CTAM.  There we will discuss a variety of items that can be found in the agenda here:


Congress @ State Proposal

Congress Proposal Video/Conference Call

Look forward to seeing everyone there.  If you simply cannot get to St. Cloud we are again going to try a remote option.  Assuming we can get internet in the room:



Skype Web App   (or copy/paste into browser –

Join by phone

(855) 507-6448, access code: 7862239 (Toll Free US/Canada)

© 2015 - MDTA - Website powered by GCMTotalSolutions
©2018 Minnesota Debate Teachers Association