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Welcome Back – 2017/2018 Season

Welcome back to another year of Pomona Speech and Debate. I am excited to be back this year and our focus is to be better not bigger! We are currently looking for students to compete during the 2017/2018 Speech and Debate season. Please stop by room 208 on Mondays from 2:45-3:30pm to learn more.

Click here to download the Speech and Debate registration form

Lincoln Douglas Debate 2017 September/October Topic
Resolved: In the United States, national service ought to be compulsory.

Public Forum Debate 2017 September/October Topic
Resolved: Deployment of anti-missile systems is in South Korea’s best interest.


2017 State Qualifier

-Download the Invite here

The 2017 State Qualifier is finally here. Pomona HS is a Region 3 CHSAA school and our State Qualifier will be held over two days at George Washington HS in Denver. Please make sure you’re aware of which day you need to compete and if you have any questions please contact your coach immediately!



George Washington High School
655 S Monaco Pkwy
Denver, CO 80224
[Google Maps/Directions]


Friday March 3, 2017 – 3:30pm-8pm and
Saturday March 4, 2017 – 7am-5:30pm


A Wave Events (Drama, Humor, NX, FX, Poetry, Oratory)
3:00–3:30 pm Registration
3:45 pm Extemp File Check
4:15 pm Round I all A Wave events plus Extemp Draw
4:45 pm Round I Extemp
6:00 pm Round II all A wave events plus Extemp Draw
6:30 pm Round II Extemp
7:30 pm Round III all A Wave events plus Extemp Draw
8:00 pm Round III Extemp

B Wave Events (CX, LD, PF, Duo, Informative, POI)
7:15-7:45 Registration
8:00 Round I all B Wave Debate events
10:00 Round II all Debates, Round I Duo, Inform, POI
12:00 Round III all Debates, Round II Duo, Inform, POI
2:30 Round IV all Debates, Round III Duo, Inform, POI
5:30 Awards Ceremony

Please note that even if you are only scheduled to present on Friday you must show up on Saturday to receive an award if you make it. If you cannot make the awards ceremony on Saturday please inform your coach so that we ensure that your award is collected. If you qualify at State you will be automatically qualified and registered for the State Tournament.

Philosophy Education Resource Guide

Please check out this great Philosophy resource page. It includes references to everything from Philosophy basics up to in-depth Socrates and existentialism discussions.

Thank you to Meghan Truitt for sharing this resource with us! It will also be available on the Pomona Resources Page.