Isidore Newman School Invitational

2020 — NSDA Campus, LA/US

Ext, Imp, and Worlds Topics

World Schools Debate:

The prepared motions will be during Rounds 2 and 3 as well as Quarters (if necessary) and Finals. Teams will debate BOTH sides of the motion in Rounds 2 and 3.

Rounds 2 and 3:

This House would criminalize violations of local health ordinances (ex. include but are not limited to social distancing, mask mandates, etc.)



This House would establish term limits for US Supreme Court justices.



This House supports the use of military intervention in response to the Uyghur Muslim humanitarian crisis.

Extemporaneous Speaking:

The Extemp topic areas will be posted below when available.

Round 1- US Foreign Policy

Round 2- International Hotspots

Round 3- From Trump to Biden

Round 4- Social Concerns

Quarters- The World in 2021

Semis- Business and Economics

Finals- International Relations

*If Quarters is not necessary (if field is smaller than 55), we will skip that area and use the published Semis topic area for Semis (and use the published Finals topic area for Finals).

Impromptu Speaking:


The Impromptu topic areas will be posted below when available.


Round 1 - Television show titles

Round 2 - Famous quotations

Round 3 - Candy titles

Round 4 - Idioms

Semis - Children's book titles

Finals - US Presidential campaign slogans