Friday, April 19 - Saturday, April 20, 2024
We will be using the Graduate Hotel for this event. It is located at 210 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City, IA 52240, on the Pedestrian Mall, downtown. To make a reservation use the booking link: A. Craig Baird Debate Forum Reunion. You can use the group code 7591868 on the website or by calling the hotel at 319-337-4058. You can also reference the group name A. Craig Baird Debate Reunion when calling. Room rate for the block is $119.00 per night plus tax and fees.
Schedule of Events
Friday, April 19
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Public Debate in the Perch Room on the 2nd floor of the Graduate Hotel. This will be a demonstration debate of how the Kritik functions in current intercollegiate competition.
“Resolved: The United States should restrict its nuclear forces in one or more of the following ways: adopting a nuclear no-first use policy; eliminating one or more of the legs of its nuclear triad; disarming its nuclear forces.”
7:00 pm: Dinner and cocktails at The Webster (https://www.thewebsteric.com/).
Saturday, April 20
11:00 am – 3:00 pm: Alumni Picnic and Games in the Perch Room on the 2nd floor of the Graduate Hotel. Free food and drink available. Foosball and cornhole tournament, along with party games.
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Cocktail hour in the Perch Room on the 2nd floor of the Graduate Hotel.
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm: Alumni Testimonial event in the Perch Room on the 2nd floor of the Graduate Hotel.
7:45 pm: Dinner and cocktails at One Twenty Six (https://onetwentysix.net/).
A free shuttle will run from the Cedar Rapids airport on Friday to pick guests up and take them to the Graduate Hotel. A free shuttle will be available to return guests to the Cedar Rapids airport on Sunday. To utilize the shuttle, please identify your intention to use the shuttle by marking the box on the registration form. We will contact you just prior to the event to secure transportation information.
Please use this registration form to RSVP for the Iowa Debate Reunion 2024 by March 1, 2024.