New York City Urban Debate League

NO BREAK FOR DEBATE!

<p><span style=color: #000000;”>Today is the day of our Winter Break Debate High School Tournament with the</span> <a title=”Bronx Debate League” href=”http://debate.nyc/tournaments/bronx-debate-league/”>Bronx Debate League</a>! <span style=”color: #000000;”>Thank you to Bronx Collaborative High School for hosting the tournament. &nbsp;Thank you so much to over a dozen NYC high schools attending… during Winter Break! &nbsp;Students have been preparing all month on several different debate topics for this tournament. &nbsp;See topics below! Also shout out to pilot of our new division of High School Parliamentary Debate! &nbsp;Parliamentary debate is our largest middle school debate division and also the largest collegiate debate division in the United States and the world. &nbsp;</span></p> <!–more–><p><span style=”color: #000000;”><strong>Policy Debate Topic</strong></span></p> <div> <p><span style=”color: #000000;”>Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its non-military exploration and/or development of the Earth’s oceans.</span></p> </div> <p><span style=”color: #000000;”><strong>Public Forum Debate Topic</strong></span></p> <div> <span style=”color: #000000;”>Resolved: On balance