The Navy and Old Gold Exhibition at Holy Cross

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Who? Every returning debater should attend this tournament. This tournament has been designated a TOC Qualifier at the Final level.

When? September 27-29, 2019

Where? Holy Cross School, 5500 Paris Ave, New Orleans, LA 70122

How much? $250 (covers airfare)


Sophie Verska & Will Sjostrom (VPF)
Sydney Vance & Claire Lauterbach (VPF)
Lauryn Walker & Anthony Ovadje (VPF)
Ethan Ekpenyong & Lianna Homrich (VPF)
Maggie Nahas & Ian Chung (VPF)
Victoria Turnier & Melissa Valencia (VPF)

Mr. Jeffrey Miller, 404.514.8002
Mr. Chad Meadows
Mr. Noah Mengisteab ‘16
Ms. Morgan Leach

Travel Plans

flight info

Flight Airports Depart Arrival
Southwest 1157 ATL MSY 10:40am 11:10am
Southwest 4287 MSY ATL 9:20am 11:50am

We will meet in the North Terminal at Hartsfield at 8:30am in front of Southwest. Parents are responsible for transportation to Hartsfield on Friday and arranging a timely pickup on Sunday.

hotel info

Fairfield Inn & Suites Kenner
New Orleans Airport
1801 32nd Street, Kenner, LA 70065


Friday, September 27th
This will be at the University of New Orleans

4:00pm – Round 1
5:15pm – Round 2
6:45pm – Round 3
8:15pm – Round 4

Saturday, September 28th
This will be at the University of New Orleans

8:30am – Round 5
10:30am – Round 6
12:15pm – Partial Octofinals
2:30pm – Quarterfinals
4:15pm – Semifinals
6:00pm – Finals

Follow the tournament live on their Tabroom page or follow the team’s updates via our twitter @maristdebate by texting 40404 “follow @maristdebate”. 

Program History at the Holy Cross Tournament

We have attended this tournament twice (2017 and 2018).

Here are our best finishes:

2019 - 9th Place in Varsity Public Forum [Will Sjostrom & Sophie Verska]
2019 - 10th Place in Varsity Public Forum [Lauryn Walker & Sydney Vance]