Congratulations to UCO’s Grant Colquitt and Zach Huffman for qualifying to the 74th National Debate Tournament as the eighth seed from District 3. This is the seventh year in a row UCO has qualified to the NDT.
Freshman finance major Tasha Dozier was named the state champion in Prose and Dramatic Interpretation at the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Forensics Association (OIFA) State Championship Tournament Feb. 29 at Oklahoma City University.
She also placed fourth in Program Oral Interpretation.
Dates July 21-27, 2019
Previous CODI attendees receive a $100 tuition discount
Coaches interested in sending multiple students should contact Matthew Moore (email@example.com) to inquire about special discounts.
Tuition discounts available to students facing financial need. Contact Matt Moore (firstname.lastname@example.org) for details.
Week of lectures and workshops aimed at improving knowledge and skills, a T-Shirt, and a Water Bottle, One-on-one practice and coaching sessions, Individualized research training and work.
What events are offered? Policy Debate. We will break into several labs based on experience from Novice (little to no experience) to Advanced (Multiple years of experience).
We will also offer a Lincoln-Douglas track for students.
Are meals included? Meal plans are optional for students at additional costs. Those purchasing meal plans will have access to the campus dining halls. Those who choose not to purchase a meal plan are free to choose their own meal options from various places on and nearby campus. Adequate time is built into the schedule to ensure that students will be able to be able to eat.
When is the application deadline? July 10th, 2019
Is there a deposit? Yes. There is a $50 non-refundable deposit for commuter students. The non-refundable deposit for students staying in the dorms is $125. The deposit should accompany your application to the camp. The deposit will be applied to the balance of the camp cost.
When is my final payment due? July 10th, 2019
What do I need to bring? Students should bring all of the materials they need to participate in their events. This includes pens, paper, laptops, etc. If you are staying on campus you should bring clothes, a pillow, towel, and everything else you will need for the week.
How will the debate evidence be distributed? All evidence will be distributed to the students electronically. Students wishing to debate off of paper will be responsible for printing out the files themselves.
What is the format of the camp? The CODI is a weeklong skills intensive camp. Students will engage in practice rounds, practice speeches, and intense one-on-one coaching designed to improve the students’ ability to execute arguments in competitive debate. Each track will have its own format to maximize the week. At the end of the week there will be a camp tournament.
930- Drills and Round Prep
10- Tournament Round 4
12- Pizza Lunch
1215- Final Round- all students to be there to judge.
Awards to follow the final round
All activities should be over by 2PM. Parents, students will be in the Center for Transformative Learning Building and can be picked up there. We will not be at the dorms.
10 Labs/Tournament Prep
12-1 Lunch *Note shortened meal hours
Round 1 Friday 1 PM
Round 2 Friday 3PM
Round 3 Friday 6PM
Round 4 Sat 10 AM
10-12 Block Writing Session
130-3 Cross Ex Lecture/Demo
630-8 Speech Redoes
10-12- Courtney’s Argument Extension and Refutation Lecture (intended for the more beginner students) 237
Loghry’s Next Level Strategy Through Total Situational Awareness Lecture (intended for the more advanced students) 118
130-3 118 Block Writing Tutorial + Block Writing Session
3-5 Practice Debate 1
630- Lab Time All- Redo Tutorial
10-12 All 118 Lab Time- Team Pairing
130-3 118 Kritiks/Answering Kritiks (Shae)
237- Negative Strategies (Chris)
3-5 Lab- Prep for Debate
630-8 Lab- Debate Prep
10-12 237 Beginning Debate- structure and content (Shae)
118 2AC argument answers (Chris)
130 118 All- Impact Framing/Flowing (All)
630- 237 Beginning Debate- Stock Issues/Off case (Matt)
118 Disadvantage Debating (Courtney)