Middle and High School SCDU Summer Debate Workshop
2022 — Online, CA/US
SCDU 2022 Preseason Workshop for High School and Middle Students
Wednesday, August 10 thru Sunday, August 14, 2022 9am-4pm
The SCDU Debate Forum will be hosting an online four day Debate Workshop and Tournament on Wednesday August 10- Sunday August 14 during the day.
The Workshops offers high school and middle school debaters a chance to work and learn in a supportive online setting in an advanced or novice track. We are pleased to announce that we're offering instruction and preparation in novice and intermediate Lincoln-Douglas, Policy, Public Forum and Parliamentary formats of debate on both dates.
As in the past workshops, Ryan Wallace (CSU East Bay), Greg Rehmke (Washington), Steve Clemmons (Foothill College) will be instructors along with debate alums from regional universities along with members of local debate teams.
Classes will include lectures on the national topics, affirmative and negative strategies, topicality and stock issues, rebuttal strategies, and research techniques for all CHSSA/NSDA debate formats. The workshop emphasizes small group education through the use of debate labs led by an experienced debater to manage tournament preparation and research.
The workshop will also feature expert guest lectures on debate theory and announced debate topics (LD, PoFo and Policy). The schedule will allow time for supervised practice rounds and ample research. Evidence sets and briefs on the national topic will be supplied to every workshop participant in those events with selected topics.
We will pair partners for policy, parliamentary, and public forum debate based on requests and their level of competition. All our faculty that have either taught at our program before or actively coach debate programs. College debaters will also be assisting to critique our debaters and will be judging the tournament competition along with former top debate alums. Students do not need to have a designated or preferred partner for team events to participate in the workshop.
You can also register online at Tabroom.com and locate “SCDU Debate Summer Workshop”. Tabroom would require you create a personal account for your profile if you don't already have one.
Questions? Email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please respond by Monday, August 1, 2022
Summer Session Tournament, Sunday, August 14, 2022.
The finale of the program is a tournament online for Parliamentary, LD, Public Forum and Policy teams. Students and teams not in the workshop are welcome to compete for a small registration fee.
Trophies/medals are provided to the top teams and speakers.
A more complete schedule will be sent to you upon receipt of your registration.
Tuition is $200 for the instructional program plus the tournament on Sunday. Payment can be made to Paypal, by check or by debit/credit card.
2022 Summer SCDU Middle/High School Debate Workshop
(Classes may be divided into intermediate/novice depending on enrollment. Debate formats may share some lectures but not topic discussions)
9:00am Orientation and Program Logistics
10:30 Fundamentals of Public Policy Options
10:30 Fundamentals of Value Debate
11:30 Intro to Debate Formats (Parliamentary/Policy/LD/Public Forum groups)
2:00pm Debate Theory and Fundamentals
3:00 Demonstration Debates
5:00 Critique of Demo Rounds
9:00 am Lab Meetings (PF/LD/Policy)
10:00 Stock Negative Strategies
11:00 Generic Disadvantages and Counterplans
1:00 pm Economics and Competitive Debate
2:00 pm Case Construction and Design
3:00 pm Topicality and Procedural Arguments
Days 3 and 4
9:00 Labs Meet (PF/LD/Policy)
10:00 Solvency and Fiat
11:00 Kritiks and Alternative Frameworks
12:00 LUNCH BREAK
1:30 Practice Rounds
2:30 Critique of Practice Rounds
3:30 Lab Meetings (PF/LD/Policy)
3:30 Parliamentary Practice Rounds
Sunday Workshop Tournament
9:00 Registration and Check In
9:30 Round 1
10:30 Round 2
Noon. Round 3
1:00 Round 4
2:30. Elim 1
3:30 Elim 2
4:30 Elim 3
REGISTRATION for Summer Debate Workshops
Fill out form and return to email@example.com or go to Tabroom.com and find SCDU Summer Debate Workshop for online registration… email the following form to the same address:
Home Address: ________________________________
Fall School:_______________________ Grade in the Fall:_______________
Preferred Debate Style:
_____ Public Forum
____ Lincoln Douglas
Years of debate complete (circle one) 0 1 2 3 or more
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Parent or Guardian Email______________________
_____ student(s) @ $200 = $______
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