High School Debate

2019 High School Debate Competition

The resolution for this year's High School Tournament is:

"Resolved: Non-disclosure agreements covering misconduct should be unenforceable."

The High School Tournament will take place on April 4, 2019, at New Britain High School, beginning at 3:30 p.m. The playoff rounds are planned for April 25, 2019 at the Aetna Insurance Company.

Please register online for high school debate by March 28, 2019. Please click here to register: https://members.ctbar.org/event/HighSchoolDebate 

High School Debate Schedule:

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Arrival / Check-in for Students

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Judges’ Orientation

4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Round One – Prelims

5:30 - 6:15 p.m.

Dinner (please bring your own food)

6:15 – 7:45 p.m.

Round Two – Prelims

7:45 – 8:00 p.m.


For additional information and instructions about registration, please click here.

For further information and introductory source material, please click here.

For an overview of the debate and rules click here.