Lux Debate Club Meets Acton Institute - July 23, 2019

One of the great things about studying debate is that we have the opportunity to read and study the research work of some of the foremost thinkers and actors working to make signfiicant impacts on the world for good.  And one of the great things about living in Silicon Valley is sometimes we get to meet some of those amazing people who are mak…

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Lux Debate Club Competes at Stoa's NITOC! - June 3, 2019

In Lux Debate Club's inaugural year, the team of Katherine Ballard (8th grade) & Eliyah Ballard (7th grade) qualified to go to Stoa's National Invitational Tournament of Champions ("NITOC"), held on the beautiful campus of Dallas Baptist University, in Dallas, Texas, in May 2019.  Katherine & Eliyah finished 83rd in the nation at this…

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Lux Debate Club Competes in Folsom Feud - April 30, 2019

In April 2019, Lux Debate Club competed in Lincoln Douglas debate and Apologetics & Persuasive speech events at the Folsom Feud tournament in Folsom, California, home of Folsom Prison, the subject of legendary Johnny Cash's song.  I hear that train a comin'. It's comin' 'round the bend, and I ain't seen the sunshine since I don't know…

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Lux Debate Club Competes in Fresno - April 7, 2019

The Katherine Ballard - Eliyah Ballard team of Lux Debate Club got its second winning record (4-2) at the Fresno, California tournament, in April 2019, thus earning an invitation to the Stoa National Invitational Tournament of Champions ("NITOC")!  This was quite an accomplishment for them, as it's Eliyah's (a 7th grader) first year of debate…

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Lux Debate Club Competes in Heart of the Valley - March 27, 2019

Lux Debate Club competed in Team Policy debate and Apologetics & Persuasive speech events at the Heart of the Valley tournament in Modesto, California, in March 2019.…

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Lux Debate Club Competes at Concordia Challenge - March 8, 2019

The team of Katherine Ballard and Eliyah Ballard achieved its first winning record (4-2) at the Concordia Challenge tournament on the beautiful campus of Concordia University in Irvine, California, in March 2019.  Additionally, Eliyah garnered a check mark in Apologetics speech!  This was a bit of a surprise - a very pleasant one! In Lux…

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Lux Debate Club Competes at Clash Plus - March 2, 2019

Lux Debate Club competed in Team Policy and Apologetics & Persuasive speech events at the Clash Plus tournament on the campus of West Valley College in beautiful Saratoga, California, in February 2019.  This is our back yard!…

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Lux Debate Club Competes at ICC - February 17, 2019

Lux Debate Club competed in Team Policy debate and Apologetics & Persuasive speech events at the Inland Club Challenge ("ICC") tournament in Highland, California, in beautiful San Bernardino County, in February 2019.…

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Lux Debate Club Competes at Ready Response - January 14, 2019

Lux Debate Club competed in Team Policy debate and Apologetics & Persuasive speech events at the Ready Response tournament held on the campus of Las Positas College in Livermore, California, in the east San Francisco Bay area, in January 2019.…

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Lux Debate Club Competes at Point Loma - January 7, 2019

Lux Debate Club competed in Lincoln Douglas debate and Apologetics & Persuasive speech events at the Point Loma Classic tournament held on the beautiful Point Loma University campus in San Diego, California in early January 2019.…

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Lux Debate Club Competes at Christmas Clash - December 10, 2018

Lux Debate Club's debut performance was in the Team Policy debate tournament Christmas Clash, held on the beautiful campus of Santa Clara University, in the heart of Silicon Valley, in the San Francisco Bay area, on December 8, 2018.  This is our home field!…

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Lux Debate Club is Founded - September 1, 2018

Lux Debate Club was founded to provide a coach-led Christian home school speech and debate club in Silicon Valley, to serve Christian home school familes in Silicon Valley and all over the San Francisco Bay area.  We compete in the Stoa national Christian home school speech and debate league.  Our goals and guiding principles are: t…

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