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!

 

 

This year’s Young Patriots Essay Contest received a record-breaking number of entries, with more than 960 students from around the country participating. The quality of these essays was incredible!

After much deliberation, our judges have selected three winning submissions to receive $9,000 in scholarship prizes.

 

Was your essay one of the winners? Find out!

 

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Debate Central was recently made aware of an opportunity for high school and college debaters to win prizes while honing their debate skills! [..]

 

This year’s Young Patriots scholarship essay contest received hundreds of excellent entries, and the competition was fierce! After much deliberation, our judges have selected the three winning entries. [..]

 

The National Center for Policy Analysis and Debate Central are proud to announce the opening of the 2014-2015 Young Patriots Essay Contest! Entrants have the opportunity to compete for $10,000 in scholarship money, a free trip to Dallas to be recognized, and more!

The Young Patriots Essay Contest is designed to challenge high school students to creatively solve problems in the realm of economics and public policy through the art of writing. We assign a controversial topic each year and only THREE winners are chosen out of hundreds of essay submissions.

Find the topic and entry instructions by clicking here!

 

Young Patriots Essay Contest 2013 2014 winners

Last year’s contest winners receiving their awards in Dallas.

 

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