We will be allowed to send 2 teams to the national tournament.
World School Debate should be listed on the individual preference sheet to indicate whether a competitor prefers a national qualification in an individual or team event or whether they prefer a spot on the World School team. Students must participate in the district tournament in order to apply for the WSDC District team.
Students interested in applying for the Worlds Debate team should create an 8 minute video, upload it to Youtube, and send the link to firstname.lastname@example.org. All applicants must also fill out this google doc: WSD APPLICATION.
Applicants will be judged on their analysis, use of support devices, speaking style, and overall presentation. The deadline for submissions is Monday, April 6th at 11:59:59 pm. The East Texas EC will review all applicants and choose the top 10 candidates and alternates. The team members will be announced on 4/15 on this website.
The motion is: This House would ban former government officials from becoming lobbyists.
Students should prepare a FIRST OPPOSITION SPEECH that includes the Opp case and refutation to Prop arguments.