What is a NITOC?

What is a NITOC?

Yes, this is a trick question of sorts. The correct answer for the purposes of this article is not “National Invitational Tournament of Champions”. The question refers to “NITOC” not as an acronym, but as a word…“Nitoc.” At Ethos one or two of the staffers were...
Fun Tournament: A Case Study

Fun Tournament: A Case Study

On April 8-9 I will be hosting the first annual Fun Tournament, here in Virginia. We have over 30 students registered from four states in attendance and are running TP, LD, and Parli (open to anyone). We are using the flexibility provided by Stoa qualifying rules to...
Dan Pugh Wins NPDA Novice Nationals!

Dan Pugh Wins NPDA Novice Nationals!

Congratulations to Dan Pugh, who just won the National Parliamentary Debate Association’s (NPDA) Novice Nationals!! Dan wrote briefs for Ethos the previous two years and was coached by Isaiah in the Vector Debate Club for three years, where Dan spent 2008/9 and...