JHS Joust

2017 — Gainesville, GA/US

Topics and Hints

BQD Topic: Resolved: Humans are fundamentally different than other animals.

NLD and LD Topic: Resolved: In the United States, national service ought to be compulsory.

NPF and PF Topic: Resolved: Deployment of anti-missile systems is in South Korea’s best interest.

CX Topic: Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its funding and/or regulation of elementary and/or secondary education in the United States.

Teams may submit up to 2 pieces of congress legislation by Tuesday, Sept. 5 for inclusion in the congress docket.  Congress docket will be shared with participating teams by Friday, Sept. 8.

Extemp rounds will alternate domestic extemp topics with international extemp topics (so, DEX, IEX, DEX, IEX, etc.) Round hints/areas: 1) DOM: State & social issues; 2) INT: Asia  3) DOM: US Gov't.; 4) INT: North America; 5) DOM: Education

Impromptu Round hints -- 

   Round 1 = "Once upon a time..."

   Round 2 = Cliches

   Round 3 = Life's potpourri

   Round 4 = Shoes

   Round 5 = Obsolete Technology