Junior High Tiger Classic

2023 — Conroe, TX/US

Topics and Resolutions

Student Congress

Students may run for Presiding Officer. Candidates should be entered during online registration.

We will follow the Texas Forensic Association (TFA) rules for Congressional Debate.

The docket will consist of the following items from the Texas Forensic Association Spring 2023 docket:

Prelims: 1, 7, 10, 15

Finals: 18, 21, 26, 27

You can find the TFA Spring 2023 Legislation here.

In accordance with TFA rules, students cannot suspend the rules to extend questioning.

In accordance with TFA rules, ...

  • Time for debate per legislation item should last no more than one-third of a session’s floor time. If action has not been taken on the legislation by that time, an immediate vote shall be taken.

  • Students cannot suspend the rules to extend questioning.

Lincoln-Douglas Debate:

Resolved: Justice requires open borders for human migration.

Public Forum Debate:

Resolved: The United States Federal Government should increase its diplomatic efforts to peacefully resolve internal armed conflicts in West Asia.

World Schools Debate

**1st prepared motion**:

In art and popular culture, This House believes that creating new lead characters
for minorities (e.g. Black Panther, Shang-Chi, and Gamora in the Marvel
Cinematic Universe) is preferable to recasting them in existing roles already
played by other actors/communities (e.g. Ghostbusters, The Little Mermaid).

**2nd prepared motion**:

This House believes that rehabilitation should be prioritized over retribution in
criminal sentencing.

Poetry and Prose

Readers choice with a 7 minute time limit with a 30 second grace