Tompkins Cy Park Spring Swing

2022 — Katy, TX/US

Debate Topics and Congress Information



The topic for CX Debate is: Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its protection of water resources in the United States.


The topic for LD Debate will be the January/February 2022 topic.

Resolved: The appropriation of outer space by private entities is unjust.


The topic for PF Debate will be the February 2022 topic.

Resolved: On balance, Turkey’s membership is beneficial to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.


Prep time for CX is 8 minutes. Prep time for LD is 4 minutes.  Prep time for PF is 3 minutes.


We will use the NSDA pilot rules for PF.


Brackets will NOT be broken in debate.

CONGRESS NOTES:  We will use the TFA 2022 Spring Legislation. Specific items are listed below. The items may be reordered as established by each chamber. Copies of the legislation can be found on the TFA website at Procedures for advancing and tie-breakers can be found in the TFA constitution.


Cy Park (Tiger) (Friday)

Prelims: 6-10 

Finals: 11-15


Tompkins (Falcon) (Saturday)

Prelims: 11-15

Finals: 6-10


Students will run for P.O. in all sessions of congress.


WSD Motions

Round 1: This House would ban combat drones.

Round 2: This House would ban combat drones.

Round 3: Impromptu

Round 4: This House would allow illegally obtained evidence to be used in criminal prosecutions.

Quarters (if necessary): This House would ban consumer-focused advertising for prescription drugs.

Semis: This House would provide long-term rent forgiveness for recently unemployed persons.


Finals: Impromptu