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2014-15 District Leadership Directory

Committee members are listed alphabetically after the district chair. Effective September 1, 2014.


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2015-16 Policy Topic Synopsis

Chapter advisors and member students are eligible to vote online to select the 2015-16 Policy Debate resolution. To access the link, visit www.speechanddebate.org/topics and follow the online ballot instructions. The two most preferred topic areas will be placed on a second online ballot in November. To download a synopsis of the five problem areas, click the link below.


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2014-15 High School Chapter Manual

Guidelines and procedures for managing a school-level chapter, including point recording and degree regulations.


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2014-15 Advertising Rate Card

This printer-friendly PDF document provides rates and specifications for advertising in our quarterly Rostrum magazine (Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring).


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Spark Recognition: Benefits of Recording Points

Here are just a few reasons to join the National Speech & Debate Association.

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Middle School Point Recording Guide

Follow this step-by-step guide for entering middle school merit points online and obtaining membership reports.


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High School Point Recording Guide

Follow this step-by-step guide for entering high school merit points online and obtaining membership reports.


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Honor Cords - Letter to Principal

Explains the significance of National Speech & Debate Association honor cords to principals and requests their support. For more information about Association honor cords, or to place an order, click here.


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Academic All American Application

Apply for the Academic All American Award today! Eligible student members will be recognized with an official letter to the principal and publication in Rostrum magazine.


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Team Resource Package Upgrade

This form is for schools that have paid their annual dues and would like to purchase the team resource package.


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2014-15 New Middle School Application

For NEW middle schools who have never been a member, please complete this form and submit with payment.


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2014-15 Middle School Membership Benefits Flyer

Enhance your middle school squad with outstanding benefits!


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2014-15 New High School Application

For NEW high schools who have never been a member, please complete this form and submit with payment.


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2014-15 High School Membership Benefits Flyer

Enhance your squad with outstanding benefits!


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2014-15 Middle School Renewal Form

For returning middle schools, please complete this form and submit with payment.


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2014-15 High School Renewal Form

For returning high schools, please complete this form and submit with payment.


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07-05-2014 USA Debate Team Press Release

Slovenia: World Schools Debate Academy


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2014 Middle School Nationals Results

Heartland Pride - Results
Overland Park, Kansas


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2014 HS Nationals Press Release

A comprehensive list of high school finalists and award winners from the 2014 National Speech & Debate Tournament held in Overland Park, Kansas.


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06-20-2014 USA Debate Team Press Release

USA Debate Team at the National Speech & Debate Tournament


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Middle School - National Tournament Procedures

This manual is provided to give an overview of competition procedures offered at the Middle School National Speech & Debate Tournament. Please see our “Competition Event Rules” for specific rules for the various competition events offered at the tournament.


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2014 High School Schedule Overview

Tentative schedules for the 2014 National Speech & Debate Tournament. Note: All times are subject to change.


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2014 District Student of the Year Recipients

This is a complete list of the 2014 District Student of the Year Recipients.


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2013-2014 HS National Tournament Operations Manual

The National Speech & Debate Association is committed to providing every student a fair and impartial competition experience. This document provides the specific procedures established by the Board of Directors. Tournament ombudsmen are available to answer questions and field protests regarding infraction of rules herein enumerated.


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2014 Expo Materials

Exhibitors and supporters interested in attending the National Tournament Expo should review this registration packet and submit the enclosed agreement form.


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2014 National Tournament Venue Guide

This is a printer friendly venue guide for the 2014 National Tournament.


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Member High School Citation for Student Service

This certificate may be completed and printed by coaches and advisors everytie that a student earns 100 service points. The number of citations a student receives will be noted as “first degree,” “second degree”, “third degree,” and so on. Coaches will receive notification on the points database when students reach new degrees, and may download certificates and press releases when students earn those honors.


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PR Template - Coach Earns Diamond Award

Coaches that have recently earned a Diamond Award may fill out and submit this press release template to local media outlets.


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PR Template - Coach Earns National Speech and Debate Accreditation

This press release template should be filled out and submitted to local media outlets to highlight the hard work and dedication of your coaches and educators as they earn the various levels of accreditation.


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PR Template - Educator Earns Coach Workshop Scholarship

Use this press release template anytime a coach at your school receives a coaching scholarship.


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PR Template - Coach Honored at National Tournament

Coaches that are recognized for excellence at the national level may use this press release template to submit their achievments to local media outlets.


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Middle School Participation Release Form

The middle school program is part of the National Speech & Debate Association, and its Middle School National Speech & Debate Tournament represents premier competition for students in middle level grades. As such, videos of final round presentations, and photos of contestants are valuable tools for educating, as well as promoting the activity of speech and debate.


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03-30-2014 USA Debate Team Press Release

USA Debate Team Dominates Old Parkland Tournament


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03-25-2014 USA Debate Team Press Release

USA Debate Team Advances to Top 8 at Prague Debate Spring Tournament


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Coach of the Year Procedures

The National Speech & Debate Association’s James M. Copeland Coach of the Year Award annually honors middle or high school coaches who reflect outstanding leadership and commitment to speech and debate activities.


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Coach of the Year Nomination

The National Speech & Debate Association’s James M. Copeland Coach of the Year Award annually honors middle or high school coaches who reflect outstanding leadership and commitment to speech and debate activities.


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03-10-2014 USA Debate Team Press Release

USA Debate Team Closes Out World Schools Debate Tournament in Slovenia


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District Tournament - Single Entry Letter of Intent: Auto-Qualifiers

If the student is an auto-qualifier by placing in the top 14 at the previous year’s National Tournament, s/he must complete this form. The district will permit an auto-qualified student to participate in the district contest and to double enter as specified. No rule regarding double entry may be violated by auto-qualification. The entry must indicate acceptance of the auto-qualification through his or her Single Entry Letter of Intent: Auto-Qualifiers form prior to the district competition.


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District Tournament - Single Entry Letter of Intent

Rule: Students may enter only one event at the National Tournament.

According to National Speech & Debate Association rules, a student must establish (prior to entering a second event at the district tournament) which event s/he prefers to attend at the National Tournament, should the student qualify in more than one event. This form MUST be completed PRIOR to the beginning of the district tournament date in which a student potentially double qualifies. Failure to produce this signed form will result in disqualification from the tournament or denial of double entry.


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Principal of the Year Procedures

The Principal of the Year program began in 2011 as a means to recognize outstanding secondary school principals. Follow these procedures to nominate your principal.


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Principal of the Year Nomination

The Principal of the Year program began in 2011 as a means to recognize outstanding secondary school principals. Use this form to nominate your principal.


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National Tournament - Qualification Relinquishment Form

This document affirms that a student is willingly relinquishing his/her qualification to the National Speech & Debate Tournament.


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JOT - Frequently Asked Questions

 This document contains a few of our most frequently asked questions about using Joy of Tournaments for the district contest. If you have additional questions, please contact us.


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JOT - After the District Tournament

This manual demonstrates how to finish each of your events and report your results to the National Speech & Debate Association. Please remember to send your data to both the National Speech & Debate Association and Joy of Tournaments.


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JOT - During the District Tournament

This manual will assist you with operations during the tournament. Please have this manual handy during your tournament as a ready reference. It answers questions such as how to advance students and how to make changes.


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JOT - Before the Tournament

This manual will assist you with setting the software to run the district contest. It includes screenshots and written instructions.


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Media Release Form

Used when the Association captures or obtains video footage or photographs of students, to be placed in publications or online.


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Spark Scholarship Application Form

The National Speech & Debate Association is proud to continue the Spark Scholarship Program in 2013-14. This program will offer a $1,000 scholarship to two (2) graduating seniors who demonstrate ongoing dedication and participation in speech and debate. All student members who have earned at least 25 points, will graduate in the spring of 2014, and will attend a post-secondary institution in the fall of 2014 are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to those students demonstrating financial need.


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District Tournament Operations Manual

This document provides the specific procedures for determining the national qualifiers in each district. The Association Board of Directors has established and approved these procedures for all district contests. The Executive Director must approve specific exceptions to these rules in writing. During each contest, an ombudsman is available through the national office to adjudicate disputes regarding these rules.


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Election Year for Board of Directors

An overview of the 2014 election process, including deadlines, frequently asked questions, responsibilities, and expectations.


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Hall of Fame Nominations

A guideline of who is eligible and how to nominate a member coach to the National Speech & Debate Association Hall of Fame.


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2013-14 High School District Student of the Year Application

Application for the District Graduating Senior of the Year.


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2013 Middle School Nationals Results

Sweet Home Alabama - Results
Birmingham, Alabama


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2013 District Student of the Year Recipients

This is a complete list of the 2013 District Student of the Year Recipients.


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Middle School - National Tournament Rules

This manual is provided to give official rules for events offered at the National Junior Forensic League National Middle School Forensic Tournament. Please see our “National Tournament Procedures” for information on how the competition is operated. Also see Judging Instructions for guidance for judges.


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2013 HS Nationals Congress Legislation Docket

Please note: There are no Alpha or Omega dockets; chambers set their agenda (order of business) prior to debating.


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2012-2013 HS National Tournament Fee Calculation Worksheet

This document is provided to help estimate how much it will cost to go to register for the national tournament. For an exact cost please complete the registration form found on our national tournament website.


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National Tournament - Online Registration Guide

This document is a step by step guide to registering for the national tournament online.


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Honor Society Merchandise Order Form

Provides a comprehensive set of chapter supplies to augment your honor society experience.


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Recognition Ceremony Script

Follows the downloadable recognition ceremony program above.


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Recognition Ceremony Program

Provides an agenda for the recognition ceremony, as well as a list of current members.


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Recognition Ceremony Invitations

Invites parents, administrators, and other special guests to your chapter recognition ceremony.


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Induction Ceremony Script

Follows the downloadable induction ceremony program above.


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Induction Ceremony Program

Provides an agenda for the induction ceremony, as well as a list of current members.


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Induction Ceremony Invitation

Invites parents, administrators, and other special guests to your induction ceremony.


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Student Service Points Form

Allows students to document service speaking, judging, etc., to turn in to their coach for recording online.


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Sample Team Expectations

Establishes a set of team expectations that both the student and parent must sign.


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Powerful Preparation in the NJFL

Billman, J. (2009). Powerful Preparation in the NJFL. NJFL Newsletter, 1(3), n.p.


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Your School Doesn’t Have to Win Nationals

Billman, J. (2008). Your school doesn’t have to win nationals: Pedagogical and practical benefits of forensics to educators and administrators. Rostrum, 82(8), 23-25.


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You Don’t Have to Win Nationals

Billman, J. (2008). You don’t have to win nationals: Cognitive, professional, and interpersonal benefits of forensics to student participants. Rostrum, 82(7), 35-37.


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Your Community Doesn’t Have to Win Nationals

Billman, J. (2008). They don’t have to win nationals: The benefits of forensics to parents, communities, and society. Rostrum, 82(9), 97-99.


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Enriching Education

National Forensic League. (2009). Enriching Education. Ripon, WI: Author.


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Assigned Advocacy, Argumentation, and Debate in High School Classrooms

Wade, J.M. & Zorwick, L. W. (2009). Assigned advocacy, argumentation, and debate in high school classrooms. Rostrum, 83(8), 13-15.


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A Better Investment Not Found on Wall Street

Carr, J.E. (2002). A better investment not found on Wall Street. Rostrum, 76(5), 25-26.


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Member Judge Instructions - Congressional Debate (District Tournaments)

This document outlines how to properly judge Congressional Debate events at a district tournament (for regular tournaments please see "Judge Overview - Congressional Debate").


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Congress Evaluation Forms (District Tournament)

All of the printable forms needed to operate a district tournament in Congressional Debate.


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District Tournament - Congress Instructions for JoT

This handbook will guide you though the process of setting up and running Congressional Debate tournaments using the Joy of Tournaments application.


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Teach For America - Startup Grant Application

The Teach for America Grant Program allows new programs developed by Teach For America educators to apply for funding to build and sustain their speech and/or debate program.


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Congress Evaluation Forms (Invitational)

All of the printable forms needed to operate a Congressional Debate tournament that is not a National Forensic League district tournament. For district tournaments please use Congress Evaluation Forms (District).


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National Forensic League Appoints Board President, Vice President

RIPON, Wis. (Nov. 7, 2012) – The National Forensic League, the speech and debate honor society, announces the appointments of Don Crabtree and Pam Cady Wycoff as President and Vice President of the Board of Directors, respectively.


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National Forensic League Appoints Board President, Vice President

RIPON, Wis. (Nov. 7, 2012) – The National Forensic League, the speech and debate honor society, announces the appointments of Don Crabtree and Pam Cady Wycoff as President and Vice President of the Board of Directors, respectively.


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Educator Receive National Coaching Awards

The National Forensic League is proud to announce its newest diamond coach.


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Educators Receive National Coaching Awards

The National Forensic League is proud to announce its newest diamond coaches, in order of highest accomplishment and date achieved.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - A Few Practical Tid-Bits

Things to Know to be Prepared for Your Round. There are a few practical things that you need to remember so that you are prepared for every debate.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Flowing 101: Basic Tips

This article will give you a few brief tips to help you get started off on the right foot as you begin to flow for the first time. Once you master these, you can begin to develop your own sort of flowing personality and look into more detailed flowing advice in the article “Flowing: Why You Should Learn How To.”


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Basic Case Construction in LD

Okay, you’ve done the research and have your arguments, so you’re ready to write a case. But how? Here I will provide you with a very basic outline that you can use to construct your cases so that they are tournament ready.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - An Introduction to The Art of Cross Examination

If you want to be one of the best debaters, you must be prepared to implement devastating cross-examinations. Spending three minutes of your time asking clarification questions allows your opponent to re-explain their argument during that time, and does nothing to help you prepare to effectively answer their argument. This article will explain the basics of cross-examination and give you some strategies that you can use in any round.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Lincoln-Douglas Debate: An Introduction – Step Two

Now that you have the basics down, it’s time to start getting into the particulars of LD debate. This article will cover each debater’s responsibilities in round, as well as an explanation of the purpose of each speech in the round.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Lincoln-Douglas Debate: An Introduction

Are you new to LD and wondering what this activity is all about? The purpose of this article is to help explain the background and basics of Lincoln-Douglas debate so that you may prepare to competitively participate in the activity. This is a great starting point for anyone interested in learning about LD be it a teacher who wants to add this event to their squad, or a student looking to compete.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - An Introduction to Argumentation

At the heart of this activity lies argumentation. To be an effective, successful Lincoln-Douglas debater, you need to master the art of argumentation. What is argumentation? How do you construct an argument? This article will give you the basics of argumentation and build a foundation so that you may delve into more advanced forms of argumentation.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Research: Your Best Friend and Your Worst Enemy

Debate is a game of research. The more you know about a given topic, the better prepared you will be going into tournaments. However, it is often overlooked, under-utilized, or done inefficiently. This article will teach you how to find better articles, as well as how to read articles in a manner that will increase your understanding of argument structure. Having a well-founded knowledge of these things will significantly enhance your ability to answer arguments, and in turn, make it much easier for you to win debates.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Topicality: A Negative’s Best Friend

One of the most undermined, poorly implemented weapons that the negative has in their arsenal is topicality. A well-developed topicality shell, combined with research and a solid technical understanding of topicality is enough to win you a significant amount of negative rounds. This article will help you understand what it takes to win any negative round on topicality.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Perfecting the Crossover: Bringing Policy Arguments Into LD

Although two different events, there are inevitably some overlaps between cross-examination, or policy debate and Lincoln Douglas debate. Unfortunately, many debaters are unfamiliar with how to effectively take advantage of these overlaps, creating confusion amongst the Lincoln Douglas community, and creating a stigma towards policy arguments that are just as effective and applicable to Lincoln Douglas as they are to policy. The purpose of this article is to help you learn the art of properly incorporating policy arguments into your LD rounds.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Offense – The Key to Winning Debates

Knowing that offense is what wins debates, it still shocks me to see how defensive debaters are when they approach their speeches. It’s almost as if they’re scared to take risks, and to a certain extent, that is true. Debaters are often afraid to commit to making offensive arguments because they know that it requires a significant time investment to fully develop one.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Misguided to Seek Justification?

For the purpose of this paper, the following was assumed regarding justification: Justification for p is a defense of p that makes believing p is warranted. Justification isn’t simply the argument you offer for p (whatever this argument is): in order for an argument to give you justification, it has to provide sufficient evidence that p is true.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Issue Selection: How to Pick a Winner

One of the most important aspects of debate is being able to formulate winning strategies. Despite this, affirmatives are still unable to effectively counter balance the time tradeoff that they have, and negatives are unable to capitalize on the huge time advantage. The purpose of this article is to teach debaters how they can give a 1AR and 2AR that will allow them to make up for the disadvantage they have time wise. It will also teach you the skills to exploit the negative time advantage so that, if implemented correctly, you never lose another negative round.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Going for the Double Turn

One of the biggest mistakes that debaters make, often unknowingly, is double turning themselves. However, despite the devastating nature of this mistake, debaters are unable to capitalize on this because they do not understand how to exploit the double turn in a game ending way. The purpose of this article is to teach you to identify a double-turn, communicate exactly what it is, and explain to the judge why it’s a reason to vote for you.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Flavors of Disadvantages and How to Write Them

Disadvantages are one of the biggest ways that negatives can layer the debate and generate offense. Understanding how to effectively write, defend, and answer disadvantages is critical to winning debates. This article will walk you through those steps and help further your knowledge, or offer you a foundation, regarding disadvantages.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Debate Ethos: Becoming the Michael Jordan of Debate

Michael Jordan was the greatest basketball player to ever step foot on a basketball court. He could score, play defense, and set his teammates up to produce. But what made him great transcended tangible things; Michael Jordan had the mindset of a champion. As a debater you can, and should, have that exact same mindset. This article will teach you how to master the intangibles of debate and give you the ability to become the champion that you can be.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Crystallization: Winning for Dummies

Every debater’s goal, at the end of the debate, is to have presented reasons convincing the judge to vote for their side. This, inherently, demands that debaters be able to communicate their ideas in a manner that judges are able to understand and re-explain when they are giving their reason for decision. Unfortunately, the art of crystallization has been lost on debaters, making rounds for judges much harder to decide, and even costing debaters rounds that they probably should have won. This article intends to equip you with the tools to make sure that you don’t lose another round due to an inability to crystallize.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Answering and Extending Disadvantages

One of the biggest problems debaters have is that they are unable to effectively answer disadvantages. On the flip side, debaters running disadvantages have a hard time of effectively extending disadvantages, undermining their effectiveness in the first place. This article will, first, help you learn the skills to answer disadvantages, and then help you understand what you need to do to extend your disadvantage.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Affirmative Casing Paper

A trend many debaters notice, at least, as they initially start debating is that they are losing a significantly higher percentage of affirmative rounds compared to negative rounds. In case it’s not readily obvious, that is seemingly problematic considering most tournaments require that you win at least one, if not two affirmative rounds to make it to elimination rounds. And even that assumes you win all of your negative rounds, which is rarely ever done. Thus, it is extreme importance that you equip yourself with the ability to win affirmative debate rounds, and that is the purpose of this article.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Advanced Theory Construction

For those of you who have some understanding of theory and may have used it in rounds before, you have a pretty basic idea in terms of how to implement theory and what strategic purposes it serves. This paper focuses, then, on an advanced explanation of theory, as well as specific skills you can use in theory debates to take you from an okay theory debater, to someone who can use theory as a serious weapon in any given debate.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - A Defense of Stoicism

As philosophy becomes more prevalent in LD, inevitably more and more people will begin to introduce and defend unique philosophies that differ from the basic utilitarianism/deontology debates that we are used to seeing. One of these philosophies is Stoicism. Stoicism is one of the better-known ancient philosophies; it was founded in Athens during the Hellenistic era, and it’s principles offer debaters a distinctive way of approaching topics.


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Resource Package Subscriber LD - Josh Roberts - Defense Against the Dark Arts

Competition is one of the things many love most about debate; it is what turns hours of reading dry law journals into a game that thousands enjoy playing. Competition, however, has the potential to lead people down roads where their practices begin to border on academically dishonest, or at the very least, educationally bankrupt. The purpose of this article is to expose those tricks and practices for exactly what they are while equipping you with the ability to defend yourself against them.


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Judge Overview - Congressional Debate (Parliamentarian)

This document outlines the duties reserved for parliamentarian judges during Congressional Debate.


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Judge Overview - Congressional Debate (Regular Tournaments)

This document outlines how to properly judge Congressional Debate events. This is individual debate in a large group setting.  Legislative debaters research and write pieces of Congressional legislation that they feel will better the society in which we live.  At a tournament, debaters will then speak on the legislation while using proper parliamentary procedure.  Judges score each competitor based on argumentation ability, speaking technique, knowledge of parliamentary procedure, and overall participation.


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Job Description Considerations

A list of job description considerations for a speech and debate position.


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Educators Receive National Coaching Awards

The National Forensic League is proud to announce its newest diamond coaches, in order of highest accomplishment and date achieved.


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Judge Overview - Extemporaneous Speaking

This document outlines how to properly judge extemporaneous speaking events. 


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Judge Overview - Interpretation

This document outlines how to properly judge interpretation. The art of interpretation is to be regarded as recreating the characters in the story presented and making them seem living and real to the audience. Presentation shall be from memory and without the use of physical objects or costume.


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Judge Overview - Public Forum

This document outlines how to poperly judge public forum debate. Public Forum is a team debate event that supports or rejects a position posed by the monthly resolution topic (announced at www.nationalforensicleague.org).


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Judge Overview - Policy Debate

This document outlines how to judge policy debate. Policy debate focuses on the advocacy of a plan or policy action.


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Judge Overview - Lincoln-Douglas

This document outlines the dos and don'ts of judging Lincoln-Douglas Debate. Lincoln-Douglas Debate centers on a proposition of value, which concerns itself with what ought to be instead of what is. Values are ideals held by individuals, societies, governments, etc. Neither side is permitted to offer a plan (a formalized, comprehensive proposal for implementation); rather, they should offer reasoning to support a general principle. Debaters may offer generalized, practical examples or solutions to illustrate how the general principle could guide decisions.


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Judge Overview - Debate General

Debate teaches critical thinking and public presentation skills. Your service as a judge helps provide students with an educational, productive, and encouraging experience. You must determine which debater or team more effectively convinced you that his/her side of the resolution is, as a general principle, more valid. Following is a chronology of judging a debate round.


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Educators Receive National Coaching Awards

The National Forensic League is proud to announce its newest diamond coaches, in order of highest accomplishment and date achieved.


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High School Instructional Video Series

Order form for instructional DVDs.


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2012 High School Nationals Results Packet

Brickyard Nationals - Results
Indianapolis, Indiana


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2012 Middle School Nationals Results

Brickyard Nationals - Results
Indianapolis, Indiana


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Member 2012 HS Nationals Congress Legislation Docket

Please note: There are no Alpha or Omega dockets; chambers set their agenda (order of business) prior to debating.


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2011 Middle School Nationals Results

Denim and Diamonds - Results
Dallas, Texas


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2011 High School Nationals Results Packet

Denim and Diamonds Nationals 2011 - Results Packet
Dallas, Texas


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2010 High School Nationals Results Packet

Jazzin' it up in KC - Results Packet
Kansas City, MO


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2010 Middle School Nationals Results

Jazzin' it up in KC - Results Packet
Kansas City, MO


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2009 Middle School Nationals Results

Stars Fell on Alabama - Results
Birmingham, Alabama


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Forensics: Enhancing Civic Literacy and Democracy

Briscoe, Shawn F. (May 2009). Forensics: Enhancing civic literacy and democracy. Principal Leadership, 9(9), 44-49.


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Lincoln-Douglas - Judge Philosophy Card

National Forensic League Lincoln-Douglas Debate judge paradigm card.


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District Tournament - Bonus Entry Form

Schools that have two entries in every event at a district tournament get two bonus entries.  This document must be completed and returned by the deadline set by your District Committee.


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Forensics Can Change Lives

Shaw, E. (1995). Forensics Can Change Lives. English Journal, 84(7), 51-54.


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Western Kentucky University Job Description

Western Kentucky University is seeking applicants for a full time coaching position for the 2014-2015 school year to begin work on July 1, 2014. 


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The Hockaday School is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Debate and Forensic Activities

The Hockaday School is an independent, college preparatory day and boarding school for girls of strong potential and diverse backgrounds who may be expected to assume positions of responsibility and leadership in a rapidly changing world. With an enrollment of more than 1,000 students, The Hockaday School is the nation’s largest pre-kindergarten through grade 12 independent girls’ school. Ranked among the country’s finest college preparatory schools, it was founded over a century ago and continues today to build on its original four cornerstones: Scholarship, Character, Courtesy, and Athletics.

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Comm Ed Position

The University of Northern Iowa seeks a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor beginning August 2014.

 Ph.D. in Communication Education (K-12) or in Instructional Communication, or an Ed.D. in a cognate area is required. ABDs will be considered with evidence of degree completion by 8/4/2014.  For details call (319) 273-2640 or go to http://jobs.uni.edu.  Pre-employment background checks are required.  Applications received by Dec. 16, 2013 will be given full consideration.  EOE/AA


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Forensics Participation as Gifted and Talented Education

Carroll, R. C. (2007, February). Forensics participation as gifted and talented education. Rostrum, 81(6), 31, 34-36.


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