Rollins College Debate Team

The Great Debate

A Rollins tradition since 2007.
iDebate Rwanda team members Mekha Rousseau Ndayisenga and Kellia Kaneza capturing the 2019 Rollins Cup!Sunny and Whitney reclaim the Rollins CupJamaican Association for Debating Empowerment

Great Debate 2019

Congratulations to iDebate Rwanda team members Mekha Rousseau Ndayisenga and Kellia Kaneza for capturing the 2019 Rollins Cup!

The Great Debate 2018

Sunny and Whitney reclaim the Rollins Cup in 2018.

The Great Debate 2017

Congratulations to the Jamaican Association for Debating Empowerment for winning the Rollins Cup in 2017!

Defending the Rollins Cup

Brandon and Alexander hoist the Rollins Cup after successfully defending it from Miami, 2015.
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About The Great Debate

Throughout the academic year, the Rollins College Debate Team competes in domestic and international tournaments, hosts international exchanges with debating societies from around the world, and hosts debating seminars and exhibition debates at schools in Central Florida. The Rollins College Debate Team is proud to have established international exchanges with many debating societies around the world, including: iDebate Rwanda in Kigalie, Rwanda, Africa; The Cambridge Debating Union in Cambridge, England; China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing, China; Shanghai International Studies University in Shanghai, China; Solbridge International Business University in Daejeon, South Korea; Taiwan Normal University in Taipai City, Taiwan; The Jamaican Association for Debating Empowerment in Kingston, Jamaica; Jindal Global University in Sonipat, Haryana, India; the Wits Debating Union in Johanessburg, South Africa; and many others.

Colleges, universities, and debating societies in the international community that are interested in joining the Rollins College debating exchange are encouraged to contact Dr. Eric Smaw.

The Great Debate: Rollins vs. Cambridge

The Great Debate: Rollins vs. China

The Great Debate: Rollins vs. Rwanda

The Great Debate: Rollins vs. Miami