Public Forum Debate

 

Sunday

4:00 pm         Camp Orientation

4:30-6:00 pm        Basics of Argumentation Lecture/Discussion

            Basic Argumentation Drills

7:00-9:30 pm        Effective Research in Debate

            Cutting Evidence in Debate

Verbatim Lecture

10:30 pm         Room Check

 

Monday

9:00-12:00        Review/Q&A

            Speaking Drills

            Flowing lecture

            Flowing Drills

            An Introduction to Public Forum Debate

1:30-6:00        Watch/Judge Demo PF round

            Discuss decisions of PF round

            Sample Resolution One Walk Through

                Pro/Con list

                Research and Cutting Evidence

                Creating full arguments (C,W,I)

Sample Resolution Two Assignment

    Pro/Con list

    Research and Cutting Evidence

    Creating full arguments (C,W,I)

7:00-9:00        Go over Sample Resolution Two

Discuss the role of each speech:

                Constructive

                Rebuttal

                Speaker Summary

                Final Focus

10:30             Room Check

 

Tuesday

9:00-12:00        Review/Q&A

            Speaking Drills

Flowing Drill                                   

Crossfire Lecture

            Crossfire Drills

1:30-6:00        Case Writing

                Framework/Observations

                Offense/Defense

            Sample Resolution Three/Case Writing Practice Pro and Con

7:00-9:30        Block Writing

                Con Answers

                Pro Answers

            Sample Resolution Four

                Pro and Con Case

                Answers to common arguments against cases

10:30            Room Check

 

Wednesday

9:00-12:00        Review/Q&A

            Speaking Drills

            Flowing Drills

            Weighing Lecture

            Weighing Drills

            Round Vision Lecture

1:30-6:00        Judge Adaptation Lecture

            Potential Sept/Oct Topic Lecture #1

            Begin research over potential topic #1

7:00-9:30        Fun Night

10:30            Room Check

 

Thursday

9:00-12:00        Review/Q&A

            Speaking Drills

            Flowing Drills

            Continue research over potential topic #1

1:30-6:00        Finalize research and prep for potential topic #1

Practice Debate Round One

            Practice Debate Round Two

7:00-9:30        Post practice round prep and block writing

10:30            Room Check

 

Friday

9:00-12:00        Review/Q&A

            Speaking Drills

            Flowing Drills

            Potential Sept/Oct Topic Lecture #2

            Begin research on potential topic #2

1:30-6:00        Continue research on potential topic #2

7:00-9:30        Practice Debate Round Three

10:30            Room Check

 

Saturday

9:00-12:00        Practice Debate Round Four

            Post practice round prep and block writing

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