How To Create A Consistent Debate Routine/Schedule

From novice to varsity debate, one of the most useful skills a debater can have is an outlined debate routine to help them guide their own steady improvement. At some point, in all debate events and debate leagues, you will have to do your own work outside of debate class/team practice. Creating a schedule is especially difficult for younger debaters, … Read More

Debate Camp: Why Should I Attend & How Do I Pick One?

Speech and Debate camps are fairly common, and it’s likely that many of the successful debaters you know of in your circuit or on your team have attended a debate camp. But, you might be wondering why many people have paid hundreds to thousands of dollars to spend their summer learning debate, and what the benefits are? In this article, … Read More

An Outline Of Debate-Specific LGBTQ+ Resources

With the month of June (finally) arising amidst a hectic and chaotic 2020-2021 debate season, we also get to celebrate the start of Pride Month – a tribute to those involved in the Stonewall Riots and a celebration of LGBTQ+ folks. Like many other structural barriers that exist outside the debate space, our community, unsurprisingly, is fraught with queerphobia. Ingrained … Read More

A Debate Summer To-Do-List by Nethmin Liyanage

As the debate season comes to a close and seniors leave their teams and the world of debate in search of their next great adventure, younger students in debate are left wondering how to fill the leadership positions that the seniors left behind while also improving their own skills and preparing to reach their goals for the upcoming season. The … Read More

How To Support Your Student In Speech & Debate

As parents, we all want the best opportunities for our children. Whether it’s a math class or a sport, we want to help our child succeed. For students who have developed a passion for Speech and Debate, it can be hard to know how to help your child succeed. If you are interested in learning more about how you can … Read More

Triumph Debate Camp 2020 Policy Camp Files

Our Camp Files.Click to download each file. Con Con CP + Article V NB Hollow Hope DA Courts 8th Amendment CP Qualified Immunity AFF + NEG Students can utilize the resources provided by the Triumph Debate Policy staff members, who have cultivated hundreds of pages of free evidence on the 2020-2021 Policy Debate topic, CJS reform.

Best Speech & Debate Team Fundraising Ideas

This is a list of Triumph Debate’s top fundraising tips & ideas for Speech and Debate teams. We are constantly adding to this list as our team comes up with new ideas. If you have any great fundraising suggestions for Speech & Debate Teams, please let us know HERE! In addition to reading out tips and ideas, we recommend checking … Read More

How To Choose An Online Debate Camp

How To Choose An Online Debate Camp As debate institutes are switching to online camps more and more, many debaters find themselves struggling to know what camp to register for, if any. Especially because in these unprecedented times, many debaters may have never considered an online debate camp and have no idea what to look for. In this article, we … Read More

Flyer: The Benefits of Speech & Debate

The Benefits of Speech & Debate Flyer Many coaches and teams utilize statistics regarding the benefits of Speech & Debate at team nights, parent nights, Board Meetings, meetings with school administrators, and more. Triumph Debate put together this handout that teams & coaches can pass out to students, parents, administrators and more. In order to download, simply right click the … Read More

Structural Violence

Sample Structural Violence Framework: If your circuit uses a value: you can insert whatever value is most applicable to the topic or you prefer to run. Justice or morality work best with this criterion. In order to create a society that is [just/moral/insert your value], we must recognize our biases and actively strive to ensure all people are morally included. … Read More