To prepare for the upcoming CX debate topic, Debate Central has compiled a list of topic overviews that address certain aspects of the resolution. The first topic overview explains China’s ever shifting relationship with North & South Korea. Prepare yourself before the season starts by reading our topic overviews which contain historical analysis, arguments, and handy evidence to help you write cases and briefs!
CX Topic for the 2016-2017 year: The United States federal government should substantially increase its economic and/or diplomatic engagement with the People’s Republic of China.
Attention all LD debaters attending the 2016 NSDA National Speech & Debate Tournament! Debate Central has put together a FREE topic guide and brief! Feel free to share this with your friends and remember the NCPA when you use it to win! This year’s National’s topic is resolved:
“Immigration ought to be recognized as a human right.”
This free guide is complete with strategy, ready-made arguments, and a tremendous amount of fantastic evidence ready to go! Our brief covers both Aff and Neg so you’ll never be without evidence.
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.
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!
Need tips and evidence to help make your Public Forum debate case as strong as it can be? Look no further! Below the fold you’ll find our breakdown analysis of the current migrant crisis PF debate topic, “Resolved: In response to the current crisis, a government should prioritize the humanitarian needs of refugees over its national interests.”