High School Debate

2020 High School Debate Competition

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

"Resolved: Hate speech should be illegal."


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

The High School Tournament will take place on Monday, March 30, 2020, at New Britain High School, beginning at 3:30 p.m.

Information about registration and the playoff rounds will be posted soon. Registration will be through tabroom.com. If you already have an account, this should be easy. If not, instructions here.


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.


To see questions and clarifications on this years debate, please click here.

For an overview of the debate and rules click here.