On many local circuits (and at times even nationally), you’ll run into “lay judges.” A “lay judge” is any judge with minimal to no debate experience.
Happy weekend! Our Debate Expert, Louie Petit, Assistant Director of UNT Debate, has sent updates for our free immigration disadvantage! You can find them below the fold. [..]
It’s that time again! Debate Central is proud to publish our “con” analysis of February’s public forum topic, Resolved: On balance, the rise of China is beneficial to the interests of the United States. You can find it below the fold! [..]
It’s that time again! Debate Central is proud to publish our “pro” analysis of February’s public forum topic, Resolved: On balance, the rise of China is beneficial to the interests of the United States. You can find it below the fold!
The National Center for Policy Analysis and Debate Central would like to congratulate the winners of the 2013 Young Patriots Essay Contest! The top three essays (out of hundreds of entries) are posted below the fold! These students earned more than $10,000 in college scholarship money for their compelling, well-researched work. [..]
Just yesterday, Debate Central was fortunate enough to be invited to guest lecture at the weekly practice of the Southlake area middle school public forum league! We had a great time discussing the February Public Forum topic, giving short practice speeches, and doing some group work. By request, our lecture notes are posted after the jump.
Hi CXers! With the new year and the election over, you may be wondering what generic arguments are available to beat the rush of new cases written during the break! Have no fear! Our Debate Expert, Louie Petit, Assistance Director of Debate at the University of North Texas, has the antidote!