Fair trade is a nebulous term that can mean a variety of different things. Let’s rank each of the definitions in three separate categories.Read More
“If I could give every competitor in the nation one piece of advice, I’d tell them these two words: take risks.”Read More
Each round has a common theme, and each speaker is given a range of topics intended to include an easy and a difficult choice.Read More
There are an effectively infinite number of ways to practice delivery, but one stands above the rest.Read More
At the 2018 National Championship, NCFCA announced that it would be adding cross-examination to extemporaneous speaking outrounds. Here’s what you need to know.Read More
Here’s the 5th installment of our resolution list. As always, the list is divided by value, fact, and policy resolutions.Read More
We’re breaking down the most common myths in LD value debate. Here’s part 1.Read More
We want you to practice every day. Here are the tools you need to make it happen!Read More
Coming up with an introduction can seem like the hardest part of a speech…Read More
The average debate round plays out something like this:
Affirmative Constructives: This!
Negative Constructibes: That!
You know the drill. Here are 30 new resolutions: use them for a practice parli round!Read More
You’ve seen it.
They bring the teams up to announce the topic. A tournament official announces the resolution into a microphone; both teams madly dash to a room…Read More
Plan: The judge will set himself on fire and jump off a cliff.
“The judge should buy one of Apple’s new iPhones.”Read More
“Inherency is usually run about once a season on a team that is either incredibly unlucky or incredibly ill-prepared.”Read More
In the current Stoa resolution, this is the obvious front-runner value. But not all justice is created equal. Here are eight possible definition types.Read More
Ace Peak is creating a resolution vault. Here is the start of it!Read More