Former IPPF Champions

Due to COVID-19, the IPPF was forced to cancel the 2020 IPPF Finals. The IPPF is pleased to recognize the following teams as 2019-20 Co-Champions:

Amity Regional High School, Woodbridge, Connecticut
Hathaway Brown School, Shaker Heights, Ohio
Hobby School of Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Ladue Horton Watkins High School, Saint Louis, Missouri

Mountain House High School, Mountain House, California
University High School, Tucson, Arizona

Whitmer High School, Toledo, Ohio

​Woodward Academy, College Park, Georgia

Topic:

"Resolved: When in conflict, a nation's self-interest should outweigh its international commitments to migrants."

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2018-19 Champion:

Notre Dame High School, Sherman Oaks, California

Runner-Up:
Jasper High School, Plano, Texas

Topic:

"Resolved: U.S. abdication of international leadership creates dangerous global instability."

 

2017-18 Champion:
LEAF Academy, Bratislava, Slovakia

Runner-Up:
William Mason High School, Mason, Ohio

Topic: 

“Resolved: International climate accords for greenhouse gas emissions should adopt binding enforcement mechanisms.”

2016-17 Champion:
Westfield Academy, West Hartford, Connecticut

Runner-Up:
Beijing ENREACH, Beijing, China

Topic: 

“Resolved: The obligation to provide safe haven for refugees should outweigh a government's right to control its borders.”

 

2015-16 Champion:
Plano Senior High School, Plano, Texas

 

Runner-Up:

East Ridge High School, Woodbury, Minnesota

Topic:

"Resolved: Genetically modified organisms are essential to global food security." 

2014-15 Champion:

St. Mark's School of Texas, Dallas, Texas

Runner-Up:

St. Paul Academy and Summit School, St. Paul, Minnesota

Topic:
"Resolved: Mass surveillance is not a justified method of governmental intelligence gathering."

2013-14 Champion:

Hamilton High School, Chandler, Arizona

Runner-Up:
Hathaway Brown School, Shaker Heights, Ohio

Topic: 
"Resolved: As a last resort, unilateral military force is justified to minimize nuclear weapons proliferation."

2012-13 Champion:
Shanley High School, Fargo, North Dakota

Runner-Up:
Hamilton High School, Chandler, Arizona

Topic: 
"Resolved: Adaptation should be the most urgent response to climate change."

2011-12 Champion:
Team Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic

Runner-Up: 
Lakewood High School, Lakewood, Colorado

Topic: 
"Resolved: Human missions should be a significant focus of space exploration."

2010-11 Champion:
Plano Senior High School, Plano, Texas

Runner-Up:

Notre Dame High School, Sherman Oaks, California

Topic:
"Resolved: NATO military operations are not justified."

2009-10 Champion:

Ministry of Education, Singapore

Runner-Up:
Henry Clay High School, Lexington, Kentucky

Topic:

"Resolved: The United Nations should substantially increase humanitarian assistance for persons living in poverty."

 

2008-09 Champion:
Bellaire High School, Bellaire, Texas

Runner-Up:
Plano Senior HIgh School, Plano, Texas

Topic: 
"Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase alternative energy incentives."

 

2007-08 Champion:
Bellaire High School, Bellaire, Texas

 

Runner-Up:

Colleyville Heritage High School, Colleyville, Texas

Topic:

"Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its AIDS/HIV public health assistance to Sub-Saharan Africa."

2006-07 Champion:

Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. School of the Arts, West Palm Beach, Florida

Runner-Up:

Bellaire High School, Bellaire, Texas

Topic:
"Resolved: The United States federal government should establish a policy substantially increasing the number of persons serving in one of the following national service programs: Peace Corps or Armed Forces."

2005-06 Champion:

Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. School of the Arts, West Palm Beach, Florida

Runner-Up:
Plano Senior High School, Plano, Texas

Topic: 
"Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially limit its ability to detain individuals without charge."

2004-05 Champion:
Greenhill School, Addison, Texas

Runner-Up:
Highland Park High School, Dallas, Texas

Topic: 
"Resolved: That the United States federal government should establish a foreign policy substantially increasing its support of United Nations peacekeeping operations in the Middle East."

2003-04 Champion:
Westminster Schools, Atlanta, Georgia

Runner-Up: 
Highland Park High School, Dallas, Texas

Topic: 
"Resolved: That the United States federal government should establish an ocean policy substantially increasing protection of marine natural resources."

2002-03 Champion:
East Carteret High School, Beaufort, North Carolina


Runner-Up:

Carmel High School, Atlanta, Georgia

Topic:
"Resolved: That the United States federal government should substantially increase public health services for mental health care in the United States."

2001-02 Champion:

Woodward Academy, College Park, Georgia

Runner-Up:
Perry High School, Massillon, Ohio

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