Monthly Archives: April 2014

Have a Better Next Season, Starting Now: Conduct a Self-Assessment

  As this debate season draws to a close, your most triumphant wins and painful losses are probably still fresh in your brain. That makes right now the perfect time to conduct an honest self-assessment of your strengths and weaknesses … Continue reading

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Free Card Friday: TPA, TPP, Political Capital

  Today’s free card Friday is a useful boost to your TPA/TPP politics disadvantage scenario. Find it below the fold!

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What Good Debaters Don’t Do: The “Shady Six”

As many of you prepare for crucial post-season tournaments, the pressure to perform well can start to get to you. Unfortunately, sometimes this causes debaters to decide to try out some sneaky tactics in an attempt to gain an advantage. … Continue reading

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New Debate Scholarship Opportunity, Courtesy of the Champion Briefs Foundation!

  Recently, we brought you a list of summer debate camps offering low-cost tuition and scholarships. Today, we’re pleased to bring you a new opportunity to reduce the financial burdens of debate. The Champion Briefs Foundation has just announced that … Continue reading

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Summer Debate Camp Guide 2014: Institutes Offering Low-Cost Tuition and Scholarships

  Here at Debate Central, we know how helpful it is to attend summer debate camp. Camps give you the opportunity to get hands-on experience, run practice rounds, research next year’s topic(s), and receive feedback from some of the country’s … Continue reading

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April PF Con Analysis is Published!

  Earlier this week, we brought you our guide to the pro side of the April Public Forum resolution. Today, it’s time for the con! Download the guide below the fold, and find strategy tips and free evidence to help … Continue reading

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April PF Pro Analysis is Published!

  Just in time for your April tournaments, here’s our new guide to the current Public Forum topic: “Resolved: Prioritizing economic development over environmental protection is in the best interest of the people of India.” It’s chock-full of all the key … Continue reading

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