Cavalier Invitational at Durham Academy

2023 — Durham, NC/US

Novice Public Forum

Abbreviation NPF
Format Debate
Resolved: The United States Federal Government should increase its diplomatic efforts to peacefully resolve internal armed conflicts in West Asia
Entry Fee $40.00
Overall Entry Limit 184
Entry Limit Per School 10
Entry 2 competitors per entry

Event Description:

This is a Novce division for your debaters. Only students in their first year in speech & debate are eligible for this division. Public Forum debaters will be allowed 3 minutes for preparation time. Six preliminary rounds with two presets and four power-matched rounds will be held. All power-matched rounds will be high/low within brackets. This division will break all winning records. The resolution will be the January topic from the National Speech and Debate Association. Each school will be allowed up to 10 entries. We will entertain requests for additional teams as space permits. For further clarification, see the National Speech and Debate Association rules for Public Forum Debate.