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Miners take 3rd at Beehive Bonanza

The 2017-18 Debate season has begun. The Beehive Bonanza at the University of Utah isn’t a smallish local tournament anymore; over 40 schools were there, including several out-of-state schools with impressive debate programs. Our debate seniors this year showed up 4 1/2 years ago as shiny, naive, enthusiastic 8th graders; their hard, persistent work over […]

Miners Debate Wins 3A State Championship

The Park City High School Debate team earned the 3A State championship over this past weekend at Stansbury High School. And even more importantly, every single one of our entries did well enough in their performances to earn points towards our sweepstakes total; this win was truly and completely a team effort from all 23 of them. […]

Debate Wins Region Title

Our team has grown and deepened in experience and skill this year to the point that, despite the absence of several strong Policy debaters, we earned three of the top five spots in half of the 8 events!  We won the Region 10 title with 86 points, 26 points ahead of 2nd place. Since we […]

Debate Dazzles at Davis

The Park City High School Debate team again did us proud by placing at least one team in the top 5 in almost every event we entered at the Davis Dart. The tournament had almost 40 schools, mostly 4A and 5A, who brought their best debaters to this final tournament before Region competitions. We took a […]

Park City Debaters Find Success at the Bingham Copper Classic

The Miners just returned from the the tough, cutthroat Copper Classic at Bingham High School, a huge tournament – 53 schools and 700 entries – that is a qualifier for the National Tournament of Champions. To say the competition is intense is a wild understatement. The PCHS Debate team behaved and performed like champs… here […]

Miners Debate Keeps Improving at Neil Warren Classic

Before the break, our debate team made an overnight trip to Price, Utah for the Neil Warren Classic at USU Eastern. It was a small tournament last year; this year it had doubled in size with schools from all over the state. We took fewer students than usual but because everyone turned in stellar performances, […]

Debate Team Takes 2nd at Beehive Bonanza

This first tournament of our debate year was HUGE with 47 schools and over 1,000 contestants from 4 states. Our 33 students rocked their preliminaries rounds, many breaking into elimination or final rounds in their events, we took 2nd PLACE OVERALL!  Since most entries were 5A schools, this is phenomenal! Each debater and each event […]

Park City Debaters Take 2nd Place in State Tournament

The Park City High School debate team earned the right by winning Region 10 to take a maximum roster of 25 students to the 3A State Debate tournament at Carbon High School in Price this past weekend. The goal was to bring home a State trophy, and we did! The Miners narrowly missed, by four points, toppling the […]

Results of Debate National Qualifying Tournaments

Over the past week, talented Park City High School debate students travelled to various schools in Salt Lake in an attempt to qualify for the National Speech & Debate tournament this summer here in Salt Lake City. Given the different style of debate and tougher criteria upon which participants are judged in these qualifying tournaments, […]

Miners Capture Region Debate Title

The Park City High School debate team showed up for business at the Region 10 tournament, taking 1st and beating the second place team by about 40 points! The Miners dominated the other four schools in the Region. Nearly every competitor contributed valuable points to the final score. Please congratulate the team on this impressive win! For more […]



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