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About "Preseason: Introduction to Policy Debate"
This preseason material was released in July 2018. It gives a foundational understanding of this particular event that Monument specializes in. To receive more preseason (and free) material, visit our Preseason and Free Material page.
Policy debate is the oldest format of high school debate, its origins dating back to the 1930’s. Depending on the league or region you are competing, this format is referred to as team-policy, cross-examination debate, CX, and (as I prefer to call it) just plain policy. This preseason document introduces you to the most exciting competitive event of Policy Debate.
- Simple Explanation of Policy Debate
- Reasons for Policy Debate
- The Structure of Policy Debate
- Leagues and Resolutions for Season 19
- Resources for Members
- Sample Download
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Coach Jeub is owner of Monument Publishing. He authors and co-authors several of the publications, but enjoys plugging other speech and debate talent into key writing positions. Mr. Jeub resides in Monument, Colorado, with his wife and 10 of his 16 children. Over the years, his family has carried five titles in two different leagues.