NIETOC TFA Space City Swing

2022 — Houston, TX/US

Debate Topics

Policy Debate (CX) - Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its protection of water resources in the United States.

Lincoln-Douglas (LD) - Resolved: The appropriation of outer space by private entities is unjust.

Public Forum (PF) -  Resolved: On balance, Turkey's membership is beneficial to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

WSD Prepared Motions -

Rounds 1 & 2: In a post COVID-19 world, this House believes that developing countries should prioritize the growth of their domestic industries over foreign trade.

Round 4: This House would require governments to release information regarding encounters with UFOs.

Elim #1: This House would ban combat drones.

Elim #3 (If Needed): This House believes that the European Union should accelerate the process of granting full membership rights to the Balkan states (Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia).