December Topic(Public Forum)
Based on a nationwide vote, the December 2013 Public Forum topic is,
Resolved:Immigration reform should include a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States.
evidence package here
Bellingham United High School Tournament, Western Washington University
December 14th, 2013
2014 January Public Forum Topic Announced
Based on a nationwide vote, the January 2014 Public Forum topic is,
Resolved: Development assistance should be prioritized over military aid in the Sahel region of Africa.
A total of 384 schools and 175 students voted for the resolution. The winning resolution received 70% of the school vote and 68% percent of the student vote.
Prepare your side for the topic:
Resources in the Arctic and Antarctic should be permanently protected against any exploitation.
Jasmine & Ian
Clive & Jayden
Daniel & Christina
Kevin & Tony (little)
Jay & Charley
Youngbin & Jen
Tony (big) & Walt & Annis
Remember that this will be a public forum debate!
Register(till December 7th)
Make appropriate changes to your cases and have finalized cases ready for both pro and con to fully debate.
All Cases must be finalized for both pro and con with any changes you would like to make.
If you have extra time watch these videos and examine how they structure their speech and how they transition between parts of their speeches