Awards & Prizes
The IPPF awards a certificate of achievement to all teams that submit a qualifying round essay. Custom individual medals are given to each member of a team that advances to the Round of 64 or Round of 32. Cash awards and medals are given to teams that advance to the Sweet 16 round and beyond. The final eight teams earn an all-expenses-paid trip to the IPPF Finals in New York City for three students and two coaches.
Finals Weekend provides the students with the opportunity to participate in an oral debate competition before a panel of some of the world's foremost experts in debate, business, law and politics.
The award breakdown per team is as follows:
Round of 64 - Individual Medals
Top 32 - Individual Medals
Sweet 16 - $400
Elite Eight - $750
Final Four - $1,500
Runner-Up - $3,500
Champion - $10,000 ($5,000 for the school, $5,000 for the team)
and the "IPPF Cup"