Lincoln Douglas Value Debate


Resolved: The acquisition of knowledge is an intrinsic good.

The other two resolutions are:

  • Resolved: Mandatory national service is justified.
  • Resolved: In U.S. law enforcement, accountability ought to be prioritized over effectiveness.

Overview:

  • One student per team
  • Value oriented debate
  • Rounds last 47 minutes

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Team Policy Debate


Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially reform its policy on healthcare.

Overview:

  • Two students per team
  • Policy oriented debate
  • Rounds last 75 minutes

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Parliamentary Debate


Resolutions are announced prior to the beginning of each round.

Overview:

  • Two students per team
  • Extemporaneous form of debate
  • Twenty minute preparation time
  • Rounds last thirty-eight minutes

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