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How to Run a Stop-Start Round
A three-page PDF for in-club guidance to parents and coaches on running a stop-start.
Debate Persona Template
Use this to help define your persona as a debater, so you’re not a debatebot.
Figures of Speech Handout
The handout from camps with quotes to imitate for your own figures.
This spreadsheet is how Lone Star CC and the Ethos XL program track goals.
Teaching Plan: Disadvantages
Use this to teach how to structure and strategically think about disadvantages and their responses.
Figures of Speech Prezi
Feel free to use this overview of figuring speech. It goes with the handout also on this page.
Generic Brief: Good Policy Criteria
National Champion 1AC
In 2010, Josiah McPeak and Patrick Shipsey won NCFCA team policy nationals. This was their case.
Example Goals-Criterion Case
Notice that the weighing mechanism quotes from existing law to establish the goal.