DEBATE CATEGORIES

 

Lincoln-Douglas

Lincoln-Douglas is a one-on-one competition that focuses more on the moral and philosophical

Coached by: Tim Anderson

 

Public Forum

Public Forum is a two-on-two debate that focuses on a specific issue or set of issues. Unlike Lincoln-Douglas, the focus in this category is more on implementation and realistic practicality as opposed to theoretical philosophies and moralities.

Coached by: Ryan Nelson-Cain and Tim Anderson

 

Congressional Debate

Congressional Debate is a large-body style debate and a simulation of the United State Congress. Its winner is determined by ranking, based on the speeches given and questions asked by students in a legislative agenda. Students follow Robert's Rules of Order and will learn to critically think about their own political viewpoints.

Coached by: Ryan Nelson-Cain

 

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