If you’re talented enough to be attending this year’s 2016 NSDA Nationals in Public Forum debate, the resolution you’ll face in Salt Lake City will be:

“Resolved: On balance, a one-day national primary would be more beneficial for the United States than our current presidential primary process.”

 

 

Our free breakdown of the Nationals resolution contains lots of strategic advice, expert tips, and ready-to-use evidence covering all of the key issues for both the affirmative and negative sides of the One-Day National Presidential Primary Reform debate.

 

Make sure you’re ready to win those PF rounds at Nationals! Find our topic analysis below.

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Headed to debate Nationals this summer?

 

The National Speech and Debate Association has just released the resolutions debaters will be using at the 2016 National Speech & Debate Tournament, to be held this June in Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

NATS 2016 TOPICS

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If you are having trouble viewing the image, the resolutions are:

Public Forum Debate- Resolved: On balance, a one-day national primary would be more beneficial for the United States than our current presidential primary process. (Free topic guide)

Lincoln-Douglas Debate- Resolved: Immigration ought to be recognized as a human right. (Free topic guide coming soon)

Cross-Examination/Policy Debate- Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially curtail its domestic surveillance.


 

Debate Central will be releasing our topic guides for the new PF and LD resolutions within the next few days, so be sure to check back! CXers, don’t forget to check out our resources for the policy topic, as well!

 

In the meantime, check out our Top 5 Tips for Succeeding at NSDA Nationals!

 

What do you think of these topics? Are you excited to debate them? Tell us in the comments!

 

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