Steven Davis Invitational at Ardrey Kell

2022 — NSDA Campus, NC/US

Congressional Debate

Abbreviation CON
Format Congress
Entry Fee $10.00
Overall Entry Limit 60
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:

A simulation of the U.S. legislative process, students generate a series of bills and resolutions for debate in Congressional Debate. Debaters alternate delivering speeches for and against the topic in a group setting. An elected student serves as a presiding officer to ensure debate flows smoothly. Students are assessed on their research, argumentation, and delivery skills, as well as their knowledge and use of parliamentary procedure.

Session Length: 2.5 hours

Questioning Format: Direct Questioning