Rock Springs HS Tiger Classic

2022 — Rock Springs, WY/US

Debate Topics

  • We will be using the NSDA November/ December debate topics:

  • LD: Resolved: The People’s Republic of China ought to prioritize environmental protection over economic growth.

  • PF: Resolved: The United States’ strategy of Great Power Competition produces more benefits than harms.

  • CX: Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its security cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in one or more of the following areas: artificial intelligence, biotechnology, cybersecurity.

Novice Case Limits for the 2022-2023 Policy Debate Topic

  • Artificial Intelligence: Restrict development and/or use of Lethal Autonomous Weapons (LAWs)

  • Biotechnology: Ban the use of germline genetic engineering in humans

  • Biotechnology: Substantially increase funding for vaccine research

  • Cyber: Ban offensive cyber operations