Team Policy Debate Camp — July 29-31, 2019

Team Policy Debate asks competitors to develop and defend competing policy options to address contemporary problems. The purpose of Team Policy Debate is to instill in Christian homeschool students the skills of presentation, critical thinking, research, and policy analysis. A TP Debate round consists of two teams—an Affirmative team and a Negative team. Each team consists of two competitors.

Our coaches have a long history of offering top-notch Team Policy training. Please join us for competitive Team Policy Debate instruction Monday-Wednesday, July 29th-31st, for ages 12-18. Brand new to TP debate? You've come to the right place! We offer training for both novice and advanced debaters.

The 2019-2020 Team Policy Debate Resolution

The United States Federal Government should substantially reform its banking, finance, and/or monetary policy.

Topics Planned for Each Day

Novice Topics:
Day 1: Claim, Warrant, Impact, and 4-Point Refutation; Topic Immersion; Stock Issues; Beginning Speaking; Writing the 1AC; Flowing
Day 2: Speaker Responsibilities; Research; Walking an Argument Through the Round; Topic Immersion; Negative Constructives and 2ACs; Constructives without CX
Day 3: Cross-Examination (CX); Review Jeopardy; Debating without a Brief; Debate Round 1; Debate Round 2

Advanced Topics:
Day 1: Stock Issues; Research; Impact Calculus; Cross Examination; Advanced Speaking
Day 2: Negative Strategies; Counterplans (Standards, Types, Responding, Parametrics); Writing Theory Blocks
Day 3: Debate Round 1; Wonderful World of Values; Debate Round 2; Debate 3

Please see Team Policy Instructors to learn about our experienced coaches.