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TOC 2022

Resolved: The appropriation of outer space by private entities is unjust.

Finalists

Semifinalists

Quarterfinalists

Octafinalists

Doubles

TOC Qualifiers

TOC 2021

Resolved: States ought to ban lethal autonomous weapons.

Finalists

Strake Jesuit ZD

Harvard Westlake AG

Semifinalists

Garland LY

Harker AM

Quarterfinalists

Harvard Westlake SM

Immaculate Heart BC

Archbishop Mitty RD

BASIS San Antonio Shavano PK

Octafinalists

Scarsdale ZS

Harker DS

Strake Jesuit BE

Harrison AA

Strake Jesuit KS

Harker AR

Immaculate Heart JL

Bellarmine EG

Doubles

Greenhill KD

Cardinal Gibbons RS

Harker AL

Dougherty Valley AG

Lexington AK

Dulles TY

Woodlands LW

Legacy Christian BP

Harvard-Westlake GZ

Loyola BC

Northwood NA

American Heritage Broward EM

Greenhill VG

Northview SD

Dulles AS

TOC Qualifiers

DebateDrills

TOC 2020

Resolved: States ought to eliminate their nuclear arsenals.

Finalists

Semifinalists

American Heritage PB (Perry Beckett)

Quarterfinalists

Charlotte Catholic DE

Octafinalists

Doubles

Scarsdale ZS

TOC Qualifiers

San Marino EW (Edmond Wen)

Archbishop Mitty JP

Cypress Woods AZ

South Eugene WK

Thomas Jefferson AD

Walt Whitman BW (Benjamin Waldman)

TOC 2019

Resolved: The United States ought not provide military aid to authoritarian regimes.

Finalists

Semifinalists

Quarterfinalists

Octafinalists

Doubles

Appleton East MM

Lake Travis BL

TOC Qualifiers

Walt Whitman BW (Benjamin Waldman)

Walt Whitman DH

Crescenta Valley AT

Interlake MW (Megan Wu)

Northwood VA (Viren Abhyankar)

TOC 2018

Resolved: Plea bargaining ought to be abolished in the United States criminal justice system.

Finalists

Greenhill BZ
Santa Monica RE

Semifinalists

Brentwood WJ
University RH

Quarterfinalists

Success Academy TR
Success Academy AB
St. Andrew's Episcopal IB
Lake Highland Prep MK

Octafinalists

Immaculate Heart DD

Lake Highland Prep AA

Brentwood RY

Harvard-Westlake IP

Greenhill SK

San Marino ED

Newark Science BA

Edgemont ML

Doubles

Walt Whitman DH

Quarry Lane SK

Pine Crest Prep ZV

Harvard Westlake JN

Mountain View VR

Greenhill AM

Halstrom RA

Harvard Westlake SP

Valley CT

Newark OS

Byram LP

Westwood RM

Greenhill MR

Strake MC

Hunter MN

Harvard Westlake AM

TOC Qualifiers

TOC 2017

Resolved: Public colleges and universities in the United States ought not restrict any constitutionally protected speech.

Finalists

Phoenix Country Day PW

Hunter College NP (Nina Potischman)

Semifinalists

Millard North GB (Grant Brown)

Cambridge Rindge and Latin OS (Oliver Sussman)

Quarterfinalists


Octafinalists

Harrison RP (Raffi Piliero)

Brentwood RY (Ryan Younger)

Harvard-Westlake SP (Spencer Paul)

Doubles

Lake Highland MK & AA (Muhammad Khattak & Ari Azbel)

St. Andrew's Episcopal IB (Ishan Bhatt)

Apple Valley JB (John Boals)

Scarsdale GZ (Gillian Zipursky)

Peninsula JL

West Ranch JW (Jong Hak Won)

TOC Qualifiers

Ridge SK (Shankar Krishnan)

Stuyvesant KF (Katherine Fennell)

Lexington NB (Nirmal Balachundhar)

Millburn CS (Christopher Sun)

Oakwood JW (Jack Wareham)

Heritage DM (David Min)

Pembroke Pines SS (Stephen Scopa)

Collegiate EW (Eric Wallach)

Walt Whitman XR (Xavier Roberts-Gaal)

La Canada AZ (Alex Zhao)

TOC 2016

Resolved: In the United States, private ownership of handguns ought to be banned.

Finalists

Clements FT (Felix Tan)

Harvard-Westlake NS (Nick Steele)

Semifinalists

Greenhill VA (Varad Agarwala)

Harvard-Westlake CC (Cameron Cohen)

Quarterfinalists

Oakwood JW (Jack Wareham)

Mission San Jose SS (Shivane Sabharwal)

Millard North GB (Grant Brown)

Mission San Jose LS (Lavanya Singh)

Octafinalists

Lake Highland MC (Michael Corder)

Greenhill BE (Bennett Eckert)

Lake Highland NK (Sreya)

Byram Hills PE (Paul Erlanger)

Harrison RP (Raffi Piliero)

Strake Jesuit CP (Sean McCormick)

Lexington AS (Achal Srinivasan)

Runoffs / TOC Qualifiers

Cy-Fair CM (Cameron McConway)

Millburn WH (Wesley Hu)

Wilson MF (Miro Furtado)

Cambridge OS (Oliver Sussman)

Crossroads NS (Noah Simon)

Loyola BS (Bo Slade)

New Trier LK (Louie Kollar)

Hunter College NP (Nina Potischman)

Peninsula/La Canada

Sprague BR (Brandon Roth)

Interlake AL (Alisa Liu)

Ridge SK (Shankar Krishnan)

TOC 2015

Resolved: Just governments ought to pay employers a living wage.

Finalists

Harker PR

University DB

Semifinalists

Greenhill GB

Newark CQ

Quarterfinalists

Sacred Heart AT (Adam Tomasi)

Greenhill VA

Peninsula AJ

Brentwood JL (Jackson Lallas)

Octafinalists

Scarsdale MB (Michael Bogaty)

Scarsdale RG (Rahul Gosain)

Torrey Pines VB (Varun Bhave)

Cypress Bay JS

Newark AF

Peninsula AT

Clements RG

Greenhill BE

Runoffs / TOC Qualifiers

Lexington DA (Dan Alessandro)

Oakwood JW (Jack Wareham)

BASIS Scottsdale CD (Connor Davis)

Millard North PK (Priya Kukreja)

Ben Franklin SF (Sean Fahey)

Millard North GB (Grant Brown)

TOC 2014

Resolved: Developing countries should prioritize environmental protection over resource extraction when the two are in conflict.

Finalists

Harrison DD (Danny Debois)

Loyola CK (Chris Kymn)

Semifinalists

SLP LS

Walt Whitman JL

Quarterfinalists

PV Peninsula AT (Arjun Tambe)

La Jolla RP (Ram Prasad)

Palo Alto TC

Northland Christian SH

Octafinalists

PV Peninsula AJ (Akhil Jalan)

Sacred Heart AT (Adam Tomasi)

Carlbrook CB (Carlton Bone)

Greenhill VA

Newark Science CQ

Scarsdale BU

Collegiate AO

Randolph NC

Runoffs / TOC Qualifiers

Ridge JW (Jack Wilson)

Delbarton RT (Ryan Teehan)

Los Altos SD (Salim Damerdji)

PV Peninsula JZ (James Zhang)

Westlake DB (Drew Burd)

TOC 2013

Resolved: Rehabilitation ought to be valued above retribution in the United States criminal justice system.

Finalists

Greenhill RK (Rebecca Kuang)

St. Louis Parks RS

Semifinalists

PV Peninsula DT and HZ

Quarterfinalists

Sacred Heart AT (Adam Tomasi)

Loyola MH (Michael Harris)

Lexington AH (Adam Hoffman)

Harrison DD

Octafinalists

La Jolla RP (Ram Prasad)

Millburn YY

St. Louis Parks LS

Scarsdale SN

Carlbrook CB

Meadows EH

CESJDS EL

Strake Jesuit JH

Runoffs / TOC Qualifiers

Okoboji JA (Jack Ave)

Cypress Woods JD (Jordan Durrani)

Kent Denver SM (Sam Mathews)

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy MA (Monica Amestoy)

Flower Mound JA and MG (Jacob Arnett and Matt Gmitro)

Independent BC (Brennan Caruthers)

Brophy College Prep SR (Samir Reddy)

Fordham Prep DJ (David Joannides)

TOC 2012

Resolved: It is morally permissible for victims to use deadly force as a deliberate response to repeated domestic violence.

Finalists

Lexington NS (Noah Star)

Semifinalists

Aliso Niguel RG (Regan Grishaber)

Stuyvesant AE (Andrew Eckholm)

Quarterfinalists

Loyola Blakefield TC (Tom Cameron)

Suncoast Community High School CB (Carlton Bone)

Greenhill School (Farhan Damani and Rebecca Kuang

Octafinalists

Greenhill School (Farhan Damani and Rebecca Kuang

PV Peninsula HZ and DT (Henry Zhang and Daniel Tartakovsky)

Evanston EB (Erik Baker)

Runoffs / TOC Qualifiers

Strake Jesuit CS (Clay Spence)

Strake Jesuit JH (John Heizelman)

Bainbridge AT (Alex Teiche)

Mountain View MM (Max McCarthy)

Starr's Mill JN (Jacob Nails)

TOC 2011

Resolved: In the United States, juveniles charged with violent felonies ought to be treated as adults in the criminal justice system.

Finalists

Indian Springs JL and LL (Jeff and Larry Liu)

Semifinalists

Walt Whitman DI (Daniel Imas)

University MF (Mike Fried)

Quarterfinalists

Hendrick Hudson SR (Sophie Ruff)

Needham NL (Nate Lintz)

University JT (Josh Tupler)

Octafinalists

Brentwood CW (Cory Wynn)

Northland Christian JR (Josh Roberts)

Meadows NS (Nate Socolof)

Harvard Westlake JS (Jake Sonnenberg)

PV Peninsula DT (Daniel Tartakovsky)

Berkeley Carroll DS (Dylan Scher)

Mercer Island SA (Steven Adler)

Rancho Bernardo PK (Paras Kumar)

TOC 2010

Resolved: In the United States, juveniles charged with violent felonies ought to be treated as adults in the criminal justice system.

Finalists

St. Louis Park CT (Catherine Tarsney)

Valley (Ross Brown and Matt Kawahara)

Semifinalists

Harvard Westlake JS

Walt Whitman BL (Ben Lewis)

Quarterfinalists

Blake EL

Glenbrook North PD

Indian Springs (Jeff Liu/Larry Liu)

Meadows JL

Octafinalists

Greenhill TT

Meadows NS

Northland Christian JR (Josh Roberts)

Scarsdale ET (Eric Thurm)

Whitman JK (Jane Kessner)

Whitman PG (Perry Green)

Winston Churchill CD

Runoffs / TOC Qualifiers

Battle Ground GJ

Crowley DL (Daniel Lumpee)

Iowa City West GT

Whitman AZ (Alex Zimmerman)

TOC 2009

Resolved: The United States ought to submit to the jurisdiction of an international court designed to prosecute crimes against humanity.

Apple Valley CT

Bronx MD

Edina BH

Greenhill DS

Los Altos DM

Meadows JL

Mountain View DG

Scarsdale KH and MM

St. Louis Park CT

Strake Jesuit PT

Trinity Prep JN

Upper St. Clair JG

Valley RB

Walt Whitman BL

Westlake DR

Past Results 2001-2008

Check out the past TOC results page to see TOC in the era before Tabroom.