Cedar High Big Question

2021 — Cedar City, UT/US

Big Question

Abbreviation BQ
Format Debate
Entry Fee $0.00 (Plus $2/student)
Entry Teams of between 1 and 2 competitors

Event Description:

Big Questions debating format involves opposing contestants debating a topic concerning the intersection of science, philosophy, and religion. Students can compete as individuals or as a team, this means rounds can be 1 vs. 1, 2 vs. 2, or 1 vs. 2. Topics will address deeply held beliefs that often go unexamined. Students are assigned a side of the topic before each round and present cases, engage in rebuttal and refutation, and participate in a question period. Often, average members of the public are recruited to judge and observe this event.