California High School Speech Association State Championship

2023 — Carlsbad, CA/US


Congressional Debate| Please find the 2023 Congressional Debate Legislation Docket here.

Lincoln Douglas (NSDA March-April Topic) | Resolved: The justices of the Supreme Court of the United States ought to be term-limited.

Public Forum (NSDA April Topic) |to be released by NSDA March 1

Policy (NSDA/ NFHS 2023 Topic) | 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.

Parliamentary Debate topic areas (in no particular order) | Water Resources, California, Civil Rights, Poverty, US Economy, Education, Science & Technology, International Trade

Extemp Topic Areas(in no particular order)


Finance & Economics

Science & Technology

Politics & Government

Social Issues & Controversy

US Foreign Policy



Europe/ Russia

East and Southeast Asia/ Australia/ Oceania

Southwest/Central/South Asia

The Americas