WISDAA State Debate Festival

2024 — DeForest, WI/US

** Results/Standings **

We are excited to invite WISDAA member middle + high schools to participate in our State Debate Festival.

Debate Categories & Entry Fees

  • World Schools Debate (3-5 students* = an entry); $15/entry
    in a Worlds round, 3 students may speak

All schools are expected to provide adjudicators or payfees for uncovered adjudicators.


  • Impromptu topic area: animals in captivity
  • Prepared motion: This house would make the November Election Day a national holiday.

Adjudicators & Uncovered Adjudicator Fees

Each school should provide adjudicators (judges) equivalent to the number of entries (or fraction thereof) participating during a given time slot. Those requirements are:

  • Worlds: 1 adjudicator per 2 entries or fraction thereof

Uncovered adjudicator slots will be assessed a $100 fee per adjudicator not provided.


3:45-4:00 PM Registration
4:15-5:14 PM Worlds: Preparation for Impromptu round
5:15-6:15 PM Worlds Round 1 (Impromptu)
6:30-7:30 PM Worlds Round 2 (Prepared Motion)
7:30-8:30 PM Worlds Round 3 (Prepared Motion)
8:45 PM Claim Medals


Medals for each student on a team:

3 Wins = Gold 2 Wins = Silver 1 Win = Bronze Participant = Copper