Texas Middle School State Tournament

2022 — NSDA Campus, TX/US

Debate Topics

Lincoln-Douglas Debate—2022 March/April Topic

Resolved: In a democracy, a free press ought to prioritize objectivity over advocacy.

Public Forum Debate—2022 April Topic

Resolved: Japan should revise Article 9 of its Constitution to develop offensive military capabilities.

World Schools Debate

Preliminary Rounds 1 and 2: This House would eliminate the filibuster in the US Senate. Teams will debate both sides.

Preliminary Round 3: Impromptu Motion

Preliminary Round 4: Impromptu Motion

Quarterfinals: Impromptu Motion

Semifinals: This House supports the normalization of cancel culture.

Finals: Impromptu Motion