Westlake LASA TOC TFA Swing
2023 — Austin, TX/US
Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its security cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in one or more of the following areas: artificial intelligence, biotechnology, cybersecurity.
Lincoln Douglas Debate (Varsity and Novice):
Resolved: Justice requires open borders for human migration.
Public Forum Debate (Varsity and Novice):
Resolved: The United States Federal Government should increase its diplomatic efforts to peacefully resolve internal armed conflicts in West Asia.
World Schools Debate:
R1: This House supports privatized asteroid mining.
R3: This House, as the United States, would publicly recognize Taiwan as a sovereign nation.
R1: This House, as the United States, would publicly recognize Taiwan as a sovereign nation.
R3: This House supports privatized asteroid mining.
Prelims: Items 1-5
Finals: Items 10-15
Prelims: Items 10-15
Finals: Items 1-5
**Note: We are using the TFA Spring 2023 Docket
Extemp Topic Areas (Prelims/Semis/Finals):
DX: Social Issues, Foreign Policy, Economy
IX: Latin America, Asia, Oceania and the Pacific
NX: America, Asia, Latin America
DX: Congress (Elections/Proceedings), Health Care, Business/Technology
IX: EU, Middle East, Africa
NX: Middle East, America, Africa