Introduction to Parliamentary Debate Workshop and Tournament
Debaters will learn how to:
-choose a resolution
-effectively use the 20 minute of pre-round preparation time
-have a good negative strategy
-debate with no in-round prep time
-communicate with your partner
-address abuse or accusations of abuse
... and more! Fun outdoor break times will be worked in as well.
Instructors will be Trenton Cressy, Krista Guardino, and Jamie Silva. The three have cumulatively taught at more than ten speech and debate workshops and have competed at multiple Coast Forensics League and National Forensics League Parliamentary Debate tournaments.Dates: September 24 and 25
September 24th, 10am - 5pm: introduction to Parli, exercises, workshops, strategies, and practice.
September 25th, 9am - 5pm: Tournament. 4 - 5 rounds of Parliamentary debate (depending on time) and awards.
Location: Guardino Home
4825 Croy Rd, Morgan Hill, CA
Cost: $100 (includes lunches)
Late price (after September 16th) $125
Parents are welcome to attend, but lunches will need to be purchased separately for $7 a piece.
Eligibility: At least one year of previous debate (Policy or LD) experience required as we will not be teaching the basics of debate.
Please email Registration information to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Checks can be emailed to Krista Guardino, 4825 Croy Rd, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
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