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Dallas Coolidge Cup Qualifying Tournament


The Coolidge Foundation is setting out to find the top debaters in America. The Coolidge Cup National Debate Tournament begins in winter 2017 with regional qualifying tournaments. Top placers from these qualifying events will earn the right to compete in the Coolidge Cup Championship Tournament taking place July 3-4, 2017 in President Coolidge’s historic village, the picturesque town of Plymouth Notch, Vermont. Qualifiers earn a free trip to Vermont to compete. More than $10,000 in scholarships and prizes will be awarded to the winners of the 2017 Coolidge Cup.

The Dallas Qualifying Tournament will take place the weekend of April 14-15 at Southern Methodist University, hosted by the SMU Forensics Team. Interested students may register here. Please also download and fill out the Coolidge Cup Waiver form at the bottom of this page. Once the form has been signed, please scan it and email it to Rushad Thomas at Rthomas@CoolidgeFoundation.org.

Coolidge Cup Qualifying Tournament Sign Up

Waiver Form

Coolidge Cup Waiver