WACFL CongressPFPolicy 2

2016 — VA/US

IMPORTANT: Registrations are only valid/accepted if they are done by the coach or authorized adult. If a registration is submitted by a student, the registration will be rejected.

Note that round pairings will be emailed and texted to Policy and Public Forum competitors and judges during the tournament, and ballots will be online. Therefore, all competitors and judges in those events must have Tabroom accounts linked to their team's rosters before the tournament begins. Laptops with WiFi access are recommended for judges.

Judge Tabroom Instructions: https://goo.gl/WwVphe

Coaches, please don't forget to check for and respond to requests for linking from students and judges (clicking "Permit" in Tabroom on the apropriate roster).

Public Forum Judge Guidelines: https://goo.gl/7ICqyi

Public Forum Debate – 2016 Nov Topic Area: Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0)
Resolved: On balance, the benefits of the Internet of Things outweigh the harms of decreased personal privacy.
Policy Debate – 2016-2017 Topic
Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its economic and/or diplomatic engagement with the People’s Republic of China.
Congress 2 Topics:
Domestic: Police Training in De-escalation, Felon Voting Rights, Cyber Security and
Economic: Guaranteed Minimum Income (not minimum wage), Federal Reserve Board, Reforming the US Tax Code
International: UN Enforcement of Protection of Healthcare Workers in Conflict Areas, Syria, Congo