Varsity LD Schedule:

 

Sunday - July 8th

4:00-6:00        Small Group Skills and Drills

6:00-7:00        Dinner

7:00-8:00        Demo Round and Discussion

8:00-9:00        Lab Meeting Assignments and Lab Meeting #1

 

Monday - July 9th

9:00-10:30        LECTURE - Topic Analysis and Discussion

10:30-12:00        LAB - Work in lab groups to discuss potential case ideas

12:00-1:30        Lunch   

1:30-3:00        LECTURE - Effective Traditional Affirmative Casing

 

3:00-4:30        LAB - Work in labs to discuss potential case ideas

4:30-6:00        LECTURE - Effective Traditional Negative Casing

6:00-7:00        Dinner

7:00-8:00        LECTURE - Effective Research

8:00-9:00        LAB - Continue case discussion

 

Tuesday - July 10th

9:00-10:30      LECTURE - Value & Criterion, Framework

10:30-12:00    LAB - Framework discussion, with application to the topic

12:00-1:30      Lunch

1:30-3:00        LECTURE - Effective Refutation

3:00-6:00        LAB - Emphasis on refutation drills and framework

6:00-7:00        Dinner

7:00-9:00        LECTURE - Policy Arguments in LD (yes, the do sometimes work!)

 

Wednesday - July 11th

9:00-10:30      LECTURE - Kritiks (how to run them, how to beat them)

10:30-12:00    LECTURE - Judge Adaptation (or, How To Win Nationals)

1:30-3:00        LECTURE - Theory (debate about the rules of debate)

3:00-6:00        LAB - Case prep, CX drills and strategies

6:00-10:30      Mandatory Fun Time

 

Thursday - July 12th

9:00-12:00      LAB - Casing feedback and revisions

12:00-1:30      Lunch

1:30-3:00        LAB - Blocks and responses, refutation drills

3:00-6:00        Start/Stop Rounds

6:00-9:00        Start/Stop Rounds

 

Friday - July 13th

9:00-12:00        TSDC Tournament

12:00-1:30        Lunch

1:30-6:00        TSDC Tournament

6:00-7:00        Dinner

7:00-9:00        TSDC Tournament

 

Saturday - July 14th

7:30            Wake-up

8:00-9:00        Breakfast

9:00            TSDC Tournament Finals

12:00            Awards / Check Out

Novice LD Schedule:

 

 

(the highlighted stuff is the differences between the varsity schedule and the novice schedule)

 

Sunday - July 8th

4:00-6:00        Novice Lab Meeting #1

6:00-7:00        Dinner

7:00-8:00        Demo Round and Discussion

8:00-9:00        LAB - Demo Round Question &

Answer Session

 

Monday - July 9th

9:00-10:30        LECTURE - Topic Analysis and Discussion

10:30-12:00        LAB - Intro to LD Debate

12:00-1:30        Lunch   

1:30-3:00        LECTURE - Effective Traditional Affirmative Casing

3:00-4:30        LAB - Argumentation 101 & Practice

4:30-6:00        LECTURE - Effective Traditional Negative Casing

6:00-7:00        Dinner

7:00-8:00        LECTURE - Effective Research

8:00-9:00        LAB - Brainstorm potential case arguments

 

Tuesday - July 10th

9:00-10:30        LECTURE - Value & Criterion, Framework, or whatever...

10:30-12:00        LAB - Framework discussion, with application to the topic

12:00-1:30        Lunch

1:30-3:00        LECTURE - Effective Refutation

3:00-6:00        LAB - Case Writing 101- How to get started!

6:00-7:00        Dinner

7:00-9:00        LECTURE - Policy Arguments in LD (yes, the do sometimes work!)

 

Wednesday - July 11th

9:00-10:30        LAB - Casing Work Session

10:30-12:00        LECTURE - Judge Adaptation (or, How To Win Nationals)

1:30-3:00        LAB - The LD Canon (social contracts, moral philosophies, etc)

3:00-6:00        LAB - Case prep, CX drills, and speaking drills

6:00-10:30        Mandatory Fun Time

 

Thursday - July 12th

9:00-12:00        LAB - Casing feedback and revisions

12:00-1:30        Lunch

1:30-6:00        Start/Stop Rounds

6:00-7:00        Dinner

7:00-8:30        Start/Stop Rounds

8:30-9:00        Final Q & A before the tournament

 

Friday - July 13th

9:00-12:00        TSDC Tournament

12:00-1:30        Lunch

1:30-6:00        TSDC Tournament

6:00-7:00        Dinner

7:00-9:00        TSDC Tournament

 

Saturday - July 14th

7:30            Wake-up

8:00-9:00        Breakfast

9:00            TSDC Tournament Finals

12:00            Awards / Check Out

 

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

 

 The Novice, Varsity, and Intermediate LD topics  for camp:

Resolved: A democracy ought to require the separation of church and state.

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