About "Introduction to Policy Debate"
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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