Posts tagged with: Wolf Pack

Wolf Pack Part 3: Nebraska

We thank Priya Kukreja for sitting down to talk about Nebraska debate.

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Debate For All: Choosing Positions as a Young Debater

Newer debaters inevitably repeat their predecessor’s mistakes. In particular, younger debaters should avoid obscure or gimmicky positions. These types of positions include fantastically abusive plan texts, indefensible T interpretations, blatant necessary but insufficient burdens, Ks copy/pasted from policy files, and frameworks that are 99% SAT vocabulary. […]

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Debate For All: What’s a Framework?

Jargon: Value Criterion, Standard, Framework all mean the same thing. Whereas lay debaters usually are familiar with the first term, most circuit debaters use the latter two. All three of these words refer to arguments about the resolution’s evaluative term, […]

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Debate For All: Counterplans in LD #1

Explanation Definition A counterplan (or CP) is a specific advocacy forwarded by the negative debater to prove a superior option to doing the aff. That might sound complicated, but it’s not! 

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Wolf Pack Part 2: Independent Debate

This is part two of a series of articles called Wolf Pack where we survey the stories of debaters and coaches from disadvantaged schools across the country.

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