Headed to debate Nationals this summer?
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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!
What do you think of these topics? Are you excited to debate them? Tell us in the comments!
Debate camp provides numerous benefits. The time you spend improving this summer can pay off enormously during next year’s competitions. Attending camp provides the chance to learn from a new set of coaches, get a head-start on your research for next season’s topic(s), and have a ton of fun with other debaters from around the nation!
That’s why we have prepared this list of summer debate institutes which offer low-cost tuition (in comparison to the average), scholarship opportunities, or both! With camps for every event at nearly every price point, you’re sure to find something that works for you.
Below, you will find our master list, organized alphabetically by camp name. It includes location, debate events offered, dates, cost, and scholarship availability. For further information, or to apply, click on the camp name to be taken directly to its website. You can also write to the camp contact provided at the bottom of each listing.
Public Forum debaters will spend March 2016 addressing a resolution asking them to consider whether the United States should withdraw its military presence from the Japanese island of Okinawa.
International relations resolutions are always especially tricky, due to their inclusion of a variety of complex interests. Not to worry, though, because we’re going to help you write the best possible cases for both sides, using this free guide!
Our topic analysis contains tons of free evidence for both pro and con, plenty of strategic tips from our experts, and a full breakdown of the March PF resolution,
The Public Forum debate resolution for February 2016 asks debaters to consider whether or not the United States federal government should combat climate change by implementing a tax on carbon emissions.
This is a challenging topic filled with complex scientific, technical, and legal considerations. That’s why we’ve prepared this free guide to help you write your best cases yet!
Our topic analysis contains tons of free evidence for both pro and con, plenty of strategic tips from our experts, and a full breakdown of the February PF resolution, “Resolved: The United States federal government should adopt a carbon tax.”
Get it now!
Public Forum debaters will begin 2016 by debating a new resolution over the success of US and EU economic sanctions against Russia. Have these measures reduced Russia’s threat to Western interests, or not?
Debate Central wants to help all debaters write better cases, which is why we’ve prepared our complete, free introduction to debating both sides the Russia sanctions resolution!
Our topic analysis contains tons of free evidence for both pro and con, plenty of strategic tips, and a full breakdown of what you can expect from the January PF resolution, “Resolved: On balance, economic sanctions are reducing the threat Russia poses to Western interests.”
Get it below the fold!