Congress / State Tournament Meeting Info

Meeting Date/Time: July 13th @ 8:00 PM Central For those interested, the MDTA is hosting a virtual meeting to discuss the addition of Congressional Debate as a MSHSL State Tournament Event.  During this meeting we will discuss the proposed qualifying (Section) and state tournament formats.  Gather feedback and revise based on community feedback. We will […]

2016-17 MDTA Cup / All State

The Minnesota Debate Teachers Association (MDTA) is pleased to announce the 2016-17 MDTA Challenge Cup and All-State Debate winners.  The MDTA Challenge Cup is an annual award that recognizes exceptional performance by a team in all five debate categories. Our MDTA Challenge Cup Winners are: Congressional Debate – Maple Grove High School Classic Debate – […]

Tournament Registration @

Registration for all tournaments for the 2016-17 season can be found at  Each tournament has specific contact information for more tournament details including registration costs, times and more. Register For Tournament The following will step you through registering for tournaments on  If you have any specific questions please do not hesitate in reaching […]

MDTA Fall Meeting – September 17th, 9:15 AM at CTAM

Our fall MDTA Meeting will be help in conjunction with the fall CTAM conference being held in St. Cloud MN.  More information about the CTAM conference can be found here: Our agenda will include Treasurer Report Review the MDTA Program Grants Review transition for tournament hosts and registration Review State Tournament Voting Thanks […]

MDTA Cup / All-State Awards Update: Week 4

With another week in the books we are starting to see some trends.  (We are waiting on Classic Tournament for updates in that division.) Lincoln-Douglas Debate Edina (16 Points) continues to hold onto the top spot and starting to open up a slight lead on Apple Valley (14 Points) and Robbinsdale Cooper (12 Points).  The […]