Schools earn berth in state debate competition


Six Dallas ISD teams have advanced to the state University Interscholastic League (UIL) Cross-Examination Debate Competition after emerging victorious in district-level competition on Jan. 22, at the Hulcy campus.

The UIL Cross-Examination Debate State Competition is March 20-21 at The University of Texas in Austin. The advancing schools and their respective districts are listed below:

UIL District 11-5A

  • Woodrow Wilson High School: First and second place

UIL District 13-5A

  • Samuell High School: First place
  • Seagoville High School: Second place

UIL District 11-4A

  • Pinkston High School: First place
  • Roosevelt High School: Second place

The UIL Cross-Examination Debate District Competition for 6A schools is Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015.

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The Judge Barefoot Sanders Magnet Center For Public Service Law Magnet Debate team qualified to compete at the Tournament of Champions in April at the University of Kentucky. The Tournament of Champions is one of the most prestigious end-of-year national debate championships, hosting around 70 of the most successful debate teams in the nation.


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