Westwood UIL Invitational

2024 — Austin, TX/US

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·Persuasive Extemporaneous Speaking

·Informative Extemporaneous Speaking

·Poetry Interpretation

·Prose Interpretation

·Lincoln Douglas (LD) Debate

·Policy (CX) Debate


·Entries are limited to 6 per school in each event; 8 in CX and 8 in LD debate. We only offer varsity debate divisions. However, many students are typically novices competing in varsity by this time of year.

·The first 24 CX entries and 36 LD entries will be accepted.

·Additional entries may be accepted based upon space availability.

·We will use the 2023-24 UIL Topic for CX Debate.

·We will use the 2024 UIL Spring Topic for LD.

·No additions at registration.

·Prose and poetry competitors must have BOTH selections prepared. Documentation will not be required.

·Policy debaters may enter ONLY CX debate.

·Debate begins promptly at 8:00 AM.If your school is not registered by 7:40 AM, your teams may have to forfeit the first round.

·Brackets will not be broken in debate.

·Students wishing to enter both academic and forensic events must check times closely to be sure there is no conflict.

2023-2024 CX Debate Topic:

Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase fiscal redistribution in the United States by adopting a federal jobs guarantee, expanding Social Security, and/or providing a basic income.

2022 Spring UIL LD Debate Topic:

Resolved: On balance, the use of artificial intelligence in art, music, and literature is undesirable.


1st- 6thPlace in all events

Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals, 2nd Place, 1st Place, awards in Debate