Carolina Kickoff

2022 — Greer, SC/US


Novice Lincoln Douglas resolution: Civil disobedience in a democracy is morally justified.

Varsity Lincoln Douglas resolution: The United States ought to implement a single-payer universal healthcare system.

Novice/Varsity Public Forum resolution: The United States Federal Government should substantially increase its investment in high-speed rail.

Novice/Varsity Congressional Debate: September NSDA Legislation will be used here.

The following legislation will be used in the morning and afternoon Congress Sessions with three set to an agenda and two designated as reserve:

Morning Session

A Resolution to Apologize to the Republic of Chile
A Bill to Repeal the Espionage Act
A Bill to Protect the Patient’s Right to Interstate Telehealth
A Bill to Ban Research into Artificial Intelligence
A Resolution to Promote Pollinator-Friendly Policymaking

Afternoon Session

A Bill to Increase Funding and Equity in Indigenous Education
A Bill to Decriminalize Jaywalking
A Bill to Return Looted Artworks and Artifacts
A Resolution to Amend the Constitution to Democratize the Supreme Court
A Bill to Increase Equity in School Extracurricular Competitions

Impromptu Topics
Round 1: Quotes
Round 2: Food
Round 3: This or That
Round 4: Now Trending

Extemporaneous Speaking Topics
Round 1: Europe
Round 2: US Economics
Round 3: Asia
Round 4: US Politics and Social Issues