Fremont Debate Academy Summer Camp Invitational

2020 — Fremont, US

Welcome! Here is some more information about rules, a form for equity complaints, and the schedule. 


Novice Topic: The USFG should raise the federal minimum wage.
Intermediate Topic: The US should implement a sugary drinks tax

Advanced Topics:

Round 1:President Bolsonaro should be impeached

Round 2:Supreme Court should set a term limit for all justices


Tournament Etiquette Tidbits:

  • All debaters and the judge should mute themselves while not talking

  • Heckles will NOT be allowed at this tournament to guarantee that all arguments can be heard. 

  • POIs will be allowed. When the speaker wishes to POI, they will unmute themselves and ask the question.

  • All cameras must always be on. 

  • There won’t be prep time, but members can discuss with each other before the round officially begins. All teams can use any printed or written plans. 

  • To discuss with teammates during the round, use a group chat platform of your choice. 

  • No one is allowed to screenshot or record any debates - if we find you doing so, you will be disqualified (No exceptions!) 

  • Please leave your video call as soon as the round is over and feedback is given.

  • Spectators are only allowed if all students are fine with it. Please bring it up in the beginning of the round if you are not comfortable with a spectator present.


Equity Complaint Form:



Help line: 

  1. Click this link if you have any issues/questions:

  2. Competitor Helpline Link:



9:00 AM-9:30AM Check In - Fill out this form:

9:40AM-10:15 AM Announcements - Go to this Youtube live stream:

10:30AM  Round 1 Pairings 

10:30AM-11:30AM Round 1

11:40 AM Round 2 Pairings

11:40AM-12:40AM Round 2

12:40AM-1:20PM Lunch

1:30PM Round 3 Pairings

1:30PM-2:30PM Round 3

2:45PM-3:15PM Awards - Go to this Youtube live stream:

3:30PM Semi Finals Pairings

3:30PM-4:30PM Semi Finals

4:45PM Finals Pairings

4:45-5:45PM Finals