Triumph Debate Camp 2021 Topic Announced

The Triumph Debate Camp will be focusing on the November/December topic area. We will explore all three resolutions, analyze what makes them different, and how students should approach various resolutions. For practice and preparation purposes, Triumph Debate will be using the topic: Resolved: The United States ought to condition trade agreements on adherence to enforceable labor standards.

NSDA Officially Released 2021-2022 LD & PF Topics

The Lincoln-Douglas and Public Forum Wording committee have officially finished constructing topics for the 2021-2022 season. According to the NSDA, “Member students and one chapter advisor per active school will vote for each topic one week prior to the topic release date.” Students and coaches may begin voting for the September/October LD & PF topics on August 1st, 2021. You … Read More

NEW: NSDA Announces “modest fee” for use of Tabroom

On June 4th, the National Speech and Debate Association announced that they will now be charging a “modest fee” for tournaments ran through Tabroom.com, the most popular national Speech and Debate tournament software. The NSDA will begin charging the fee starting August 1st, 2021. For the past fifteen years, the NSDA has sponsored the use of Tabroom for free, incurring … Read More

Triumph Debate Camp Scholarship Contest

The 2021 Triumph Debate Camp Scholarship (“contest”) is sponsored by Triumph Debate, and is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Triumph Debate reserves the right to change, alter, or modify these rules and/or dates at any time without notice. Winning students will receive funds to attend the Triumph Debate Camp. Rules and requirements are listed below. 1.) … Read More

2021 NSDA Nationals Topics Officially Released

The National Speech and Debate Association has officially released the topic areas for both Public Forum and Lincoln Douglas Debate. Debaters attending the NSDA 2021 Nationals Tournament will be competing on the resolutions: Lincoln-Douglas Debate:Resolved: A public health emergency justifies limiting civil liberties. Public Forum Debate:Resolved: In the United States, social media is beneficial for democratic values. For the Lincoln … Read More

Triumph Camp Topics – Officially Announced!

Triumph Debate has officially announced the Lincoln Douglas debate topic for our 2020 virtual camp session. We, of course, are using the 2020-2021 Policy Debate topic at our camp. Resolved: The United States federal government should enact substantial criminal justice reform in the United States in one or more of the following: forensic science, policing, sentencing. Policy Debate Resolved: The … Read More