Lincoln Douglas Value Debate


Resolution for 10/1/2023 – 1/31/2024: A free press ought to prioritize objectivity over advocacy.

Spring Resolution: National security concerns ought to be valued above individual rights.

  • Announced 12/1/2023
  • Debated 2/1/2024-3/31/2024

Last Resolution 

  • Announced 3/13/2024
  • Debated 4/1/2024 – NITOC 2024

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 energy policy.

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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