Why I Believe in Sub-points

Why I Believe in Sub-points

Every region has “that one team.”  That one team that, when you see their name on postings next to yours, makes your heart sink a bit.  No, we’re not talking about the team that goes 6-0 and wins the tournament every time, we’re talking about the one that,...
Revisiting The Burden of Proof, Part 1

Revisiting The Burden of Proof, Part 1

Fact: during at least one of your affirmative rounds at every tournament you go to, the Negative team starts the 1NC by going over the burden of proof, if they didn’t already cover it during the preceding cross-ex.  I myself went through this phase, giving the...