Stanford Invitational Tournament

Thanks for joining us this summer!  Please return to our website later this fall to see the dates of our 2018 programs.

4-Week Beginners' Experience Flex Package

The  4-Week Beginners' Flex Package Experience combines the 1-Week Introduction to Argumentation & Debate session with the student's choice of our 3-Week Public Forum Experience, 3-Week Lincoln-Douglas Experience or 3-Week Individual Events Experience programs.  Students enrolled in the 4-Week Beginners' Flex Package Experience will learn the basics of debate and will be able to choose which type of debate they would like to work on after the survey component in the first week.


2018 4-Week Beginners' Experience Flex Package Staff Members Include:

Check back closer to the start of camp for details on our 2018 staff

We will continue to add additional staff members as enrollment and availability dictate. Details are posted on additional staff members as they are confirmed and as we have complete biographic information available. Staff listing may not be fully up to date or reflect all hires to date.


2017 4-Week Beginners' Experience Flex Package Staff Members Included:

Stanford National Forensic Institute - Cayman Giordano (Division Director, Public Forum)

Cayman Giordano, Division Director, Public Forum

Cayman Giordano has been involved in competitive debate since the late 1990s; he has competed or coached successfully on a national level in Public Forum, Parliamentary, Policy, Lincoln Douglas, and Extemporaneous Speaking. He has worked with teams from Hatboro-Horsham high school in PA (NSDA), UMBC and UMCP in MD (APDA), and is currently coaching for and traveling with several public middle and high schools throughout Howard County, MD (NCFL/NJFL). Cayman has previously taught at Capitol Debate workshops around Washington DC, the Capitol Classic summer institute at Loyola, and was an instructor at the James Logan Debate Academy. This is his eighth year at SNFI.




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