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2021-22 Contest Bracket
Announcing the Elite 8 Teams

The Brewer Foundation and New York University are pleased to announce the results of the “Sweet 16” round of the 21st annual International Public Policy Forum (IPPF) - the only contest that gives high school students around the world the opportunity to engage in written and oral debates on issues of public policy.

  • Pine-Richland High School from Gibsonia, Pennsylvania, advances over H. Edu Institute from San Mateo, California.

  • Ministry of Education, Singapore, advances over St. Mark's School of Texas from Dallas, Texas.

  • North Allegheny Senior High School from Wexford, Pennsylvania, advances over Hobby School of Ulaanbaatar from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

  • Amity Regional High School from Woodbridge, Connecticut, advances over Mission San Jose High School from Fremont, California. 

  • Extraordinary Education Centre from Toronto, ON, Canada, advances over Livingston High School from Livingston, New Jersey. 

  • The Davidson Academy of Nevada from Reno, Nevada, advances over Blue Valley High School from Stilwell, Kansas.

  • Bergen County Debate Club from Fort Lee, New Jersey, advances over Ridge High School from Basking Ridge, New Jersey. 

  • Potomac Oak from Rockville, Maryland, advances over Ivy Bridge Academy from Johns Creek, Georgia. 

We would like to extend our congratulations to the extraordinary teams who took part in the Sweet 16 round of competition. This was a competitive round - with each team submitting excellent works of written advocacy.  

The “Elite 8” teams will continue to debate the topic,"Resolved: On balance, the hegemony of the United States dollar is detrimental to the world economy," during the IPPF Finals in New York City on April 30, 2022. 

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