Caddo Debate

Public high school policy debate program in Northwest Louisiana. Established in 1980. 1997 national champions. Currently serving 50+ students.

Operating as usual

Photos from Caddo Debate's post 11/03/2021

We’re getting ready for homecoming picnic. Stop by the debate booth for some rainbow tea 🌈

10/31/2021

Meanwhile the rest of the team was out helping recruit new members for next year. Thanks Maggie, Emily and Zoe for representing Caddo Debate at the 8th grade open house.

Meanwhile the rest of the team was out helping recruit new members for next year. Thanks Maggie, Emily and Zoe for representing Caddo Debate at the 8th grade open house.

10/31/2021

Caddo debate novices had a great first tournament! Congratulations to Juju Welborn, Parker Alleman, Emma Burson and Mason Sater on their wins!

Caddo debate novices had a great first tournament! Congratulations to Juju Welborn, Parker Alleman, Emma Burson and Mason Sater on their wins!

Support Caddo Debate T-shirts 21-22 for Tournament Expenses 09/28/2021

Support Caddo Debate T-shirts 21-22 for Tournament Expenses

Last chance to order is tonight!

Support Caddo Debate T-shirts 21-22 for Tournament Expenses Caddo Debate T-shirts 21-22. Campaign ends Tuesday, September 28. Help us meet our fundraising goal of 50 shirts!

09/24/2021

Thank you PTSA for the wonderful Friday breakfast!

Thank you PTSA for the wonderful Friday breakfast!

09/22/2021

We’re feeling the love from our teachers and administrators who are purchasing tshirts. Thank you!

We’re feeling the love from our teachers and administrators who are purchasing tshirts. Thank you!

09/22/2021

Thank you for being such great supporters!

Thank you for being such great supporters!

Support Caddo Debate T-shirts 21-22 for Tournament Expenses 09/21/2021

Support Caddo Debate T-shirts 21-22 for Tournament Expenses

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Support Caddo Debate T-shirts 21-22 for Tournament Expenses Caddo Debate T-shirts 21-22. Campaign ends Tuesday, September 28. Help us meet our fundraising goal of 50 shirts!

09/20/2021

Congratulations to Caddo Debate’s Merritt Hughes and Ryan Wilkinson on their first elim appearance at a national tournament! Caddo HW made it to the double octo final round of the Univ of California Long Beach/ Jack Howe Memorial tournament. This is only the 2nd tournament the pair have competed in together.

Congratulations to Caddo Debate’s Merritt Hughes and Ryan Wilkinson on their first elim appearance at a national tournament! Caddo HW made it to the double octo final round of the Univ of California Long Beach/ Jack Howe Memorial tournament. This is only the 2nd tournament the pair have competed in together.

09/19/2021
09/19/2021
09/12/2021

The debate season kicked off this weekend with the Grapevine Classic and our new A team Merritt Hughs and Ryan Wilkinson competed in varsity CX at their first ever tournament together. Keep a watch out for this junior/senior team. Great things are sure to come!

The debate season kicked off this weekend with the Grapevine Classic and our new A team Merritt Hughs and Ryan Wilkinson competed in varsity CX at their first ever tournament together. Keep a watch out for this junior/senior team. Great things are sure to come!

06/16/2021

Congratulations to Anna Claire Smith, Ryan Wilkinson, and Jackson Hays who competed in the NSDA National Championship this week. This is the 3rd consecutive year that Caddo Magnet has been selected to help represent team Louisiana at this tournament.

Congratulations to Anna Claire Smith, Ryan Wilkinson, and Jackson Hays who competed in the NSDA National Championship this week. This is the 3rd consecutive year that Caddo Magnet has been selected to help represent team Louisiana at this tournament.

06/02/2021
Photos from Caddo Debate's post 05/18/2021

Another Debanquet in the books. Since our 2020 banquet was put on hold we celebrated 2 years worth tonight. Congratulations to Nathan Jagot and Palmer Miley for Alumni of the year. Debater of the year 2020 went to Eleanora Lawrence and Debater of the year for 2021 went to Austin Kiihnl. Lastly we added 2 more students to the Don Belanger Hall of fame. Eleanora Lawrence #7 overall in Caddo debate history with a career wins and win-loss record of 290-163 and Austin Kiihnl at #8 overall with 290-164. It was a great year for the Caddo Debate crew!

04/21/2021

Congratulations to Austin Kiihnl and Eleanora Lawrence on an amazing run for the 20-21 season. Their record setting season will not soon be topped. Thank you to all the assistant coaches, parents and teachers who helped them along the way. #caddolove #caddomagnet #kytoc21 #❤️caddokl❤️

Congratulations to Austin Kiihnl and Eleanora Lawrence on an amazing run for the 20-21 season. Their record setting season will not soon be topped. Thank you to all the assistant coaches, parents and teachers who helped them along the way. #caddolove #caddomagnet #kytoc21 #❤️caddokl❤️

TOC 2021 - Policy Octas - Caddo Magnet KL vs Minneapolis South CC 04/19/2021

TOC 2021 - Policy Octas - Caddo Magnet KL vs Minneapolis South CC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLIkL42dWO8

Caddo KL octas round is live streaming on YouTube if you would like to follow along.

TOC 2021 - Policy Octas - Caddo Magnet KL vs Minneapolis South CC

Photos from Caddo Debate's post 04/12/2021

After 2 days of debating at the virtual NDCA national championship debate tournament, Caddo KL will move onto day 3 as the 4th overall seed and 4th and 6th individual speakers. Congrats Austin Kiihnl and Eleanora Lawrence!
Also a special congratulations to Ryan Wilkinson and Anna Claire Smith of CaddoWS who finished their first ever run at a national championship tournament. Follows us tomorrow as we head into the late elimination rounds!

Photos from Caddo Debate's post 03/28/2021

Congratulations to Hannah Beurer on being named to the LHSSL All-State Speech League for her performance in Original Oratory at the state championships tournament this weekend!

Photos from Caddo Debate's post 03/14/2021

Congratulations to Anna Claire Smith, Ryan Wilkinson and Jackson Hays for receiving their first bid to NSDA Nationals!

03/08/2021

We need judges for Friday and/or Saturday for interp and debate at the virtual NSDA district tournament. If you’re available please let us know!

We need judges for Friday and/or Saturday for interp and debate at the virtual NSDA district tournament. If you’re available please let us know!

01/11/2021

Still looking for judges. Could take speech or LD judges instead of policy.

We need judges for an online tournament 1/15-16! Compensation available.

01/08/2021

We need judges for an online tournament 1/15-16! Compensation available.

We need judges for an online tournament 1/15-16! Compensation available.

12/03/2020

Thank you to everyone who supported our team and purchased a 20-21 Caddo debate shirt!

Thank you to everyone who supported our team and purchased a 20-21 Caddo debate shirt!

11/19/2020

Congratulations to seniors Austin Kiihnl and Eleanora Lawrence for taking the 2nd spot on the National Debate Coaches Poll put out by the Univ of Michigan. KL is also currently #1 in the country in Baker points!

Congratulations to seniors Austin Kiihnl and Eleanora Lawrence for taking the 2nd spot on the National Debate Coaches Poll put out by the Univ of Michigan. KL is also currently #1 in the country in Baker points!

customink.com 11/14/2020

Caddo Debate Group Order Form - Sign Up Today!

2020-2021 debate shirts available for sale through Wednesday! See link below to order. We have long sleeve, comfort colors and hoodies. Close up of back of shirt design in comments.

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customink.com I'm organizing our Custom Ink order. Please pay for t-shirs online through the custom ink website. Shirts are priced at cost and can be delivered to the school for free or shipped for a small fee

11/10/2020

Seniors Eleanora Lawrence and Austin Kiihnl have won the University of Michigan tournament after 5 straight days of debating in a field of over 147 teams from 28 states and 3 countries. They were undefeated and ended the tournament with 12 straight wins! A major congratulations to these two for being the first ever Caddo Debaters to win this major national tournament. #wearemagnet @louisianaspeechanddebate @caddomagnet @caddomagnetptsa @michael_ilgenfritz @cmhsseniors

11/10/2020

Finals time!

11/09/2020

Caddo KL is undefeated headed into Day 3 of the University of Michigan National tournament tomorrow!

10/28/2020

We need hired speech and debate judges next weekend! Message if you’re interested

youtube.com 10/18/2020

LHSSL October 2020 Online Classic Awards Presentation

Congratulations to Caddo Debate’s Jackson Hays for winning third place in LD at the LHSSL October Classic. Happy to support our local circuit. Congratulations to all amazing competitors listed in the Awards video below.

youtube.com Louisiana High School Speech League's Virtual tournament winners. October 15-17, 2020

10/17/2020

Congratulations to Jackson Hays for placing 3rd in Varsity Lincoln Douglas debate at the LHSSL October Classic speech and debate tournament.

10/13/2020

Congratulations to Austin Kiihnl and Eleanora Lawrence for their amazing 3rd place run at the New Trier National debate tournament this weekend. They also received individual speaker awards. Eleanora was 7th overall speaker and Austin was 18th.

10/12/2020

We need hired judges for a Louisiana virtual tournament on 10/16 and 10/17. Alums please contact us if you’re available! Speech and debate

10/11/2020

Caddo Magnet seniors Austin Kiihnl and Eleanora Lawrence are ranked #4 in the country!

Videos (show all)

A little #tbthursday video from our NSDA Nationals trip last year. #caddolove #nsdanats2019
Thank you to all of our supporters! We met our goal of 50 shirts sold!

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