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2015 IHSA Final Congress Debate Video


IHSA Debate Updates

Registration
IHSA Debate registration will be done through Joy of Tournaments at www.joyoftournaments.com . Entries are due March 4, 2015. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Lainee McGraw, IHSA State Final Manager, at emcgraw@d230.org

Correction in Policy Debate Topic
Problem area: Oceans
Resolution:
Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its non-military exploration and/or development of the Earth's oceans.

Congressional Legislation is now posted on the IHSA website.

2015-16 Illinois Tournament Schedule


Debate 2015-2016 Season
Illinois offers intense debate competition in the following types of debate: Policy, Congress, Lincoln-Douglas, and Public Forum Debate. Use the following link to find invitations and more specific information about Illinois Debate Tournaments as they are updated during the season. If you have any questions about starting a new team or about tournaments themselves, please contact Lainee McGraw, IHSA Debate State Final Manager, Carl Sandburg High School, at emcgraw@d230.org.

Meeting Common Core State Standards through Debating and Speaking Activities


2015-16 Topic Synopsis


2015-16 NFHS Topic Ballot for Topic Selection


2015-16 NFHS Final Topic Ballot for Topic Selection



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2016 IHSA Legislation for Student Congress

  • Congress Memo
  • Preliminary Legislation Assignments
  • Elimination Legislation Assignments
  • Resolution Template
  • Bill Template
  • Preliminary Sessions Legislation Packet
  • Elimination Sessions Legislation Packet

2016 Debate Topics


State Final Qualifier Information


State Final Tentative Time Schedule

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