2020 Colorado NSDA District Tournament
Dates: 4/3/2020 - 4/4/2020

Debate Resolutions: 

CX Debate 2019-2020 Topic

Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reduce Direct Commercial Sales and/or Foreign Military Sales of arms from the United States.

Lincoln-Douglas Debate March/April 2020 Topic

Resolved: Predictive policing is unjust.


Public Forum Debate April 2020 Topic
To Be Announced on March 1



Extemporaneous Speaking

  • CX Format in Finals- We will use the national tournament final round cross-examination format in the final rounds of International and National Extemporaneous Speaking.  The rules can be found in the National Tournament manual.
  • Topic Areas- We will have a different topic area for each round of extemporaneous speaking.  This year's topic areas are listed below.  The order of the topic areas will be posted at the beginning of Round I of the tournament. 


International Extemp Topic Areas

  • Asia, China, Japan, India, and the Pacific Rim
  • Americas
  • Europe and Russia and the former Soviet Republics
  • Middle East
  • Africa
  • International Relations, International Economy, and World issues



National Extemp Topic Areas

  • U.S. Foreign Policy
  • U.S. Politics
  • U.S. Economy
  • Health Care and Entitlement Programs (Welfare, Social Security, Medicare/Medicaid)
  • Education & Social Issues (Prisons, Media, Gay Marriage, Youth Violence, Etc, Etc.)
  • Science, Technology, and the Environment
  • Business and the U.S. Military


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