Debate Topics (Final wording subject to change) Team Policy Resolved: The United States should significantly reform its policies regarding higher education. Lincoln Douglas Choices Resolved: Nationalism ought to be valued above globalism. Speech Events Continuing Events: Apologetics Biblical Presentation Biographical Narrative Extemporaneous Duo Interpretation Illustrated Oratory Impromptu Open Interpretation Original Interpretation Returning Events: After Dinner Speaking

2017-2018 Potential Debate Topics Affiliate families can vote now via the link on their NCFCA dashboard, and may cast one vote for each style of debate. Voting will be available through May 31st, 2017 at midnight.

The President’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) is a forum for direct communication and recommendation between NCFCA students and the President of NCFCA. As members of the Council, students will share their voices on a variety of topics and work to create evidence-based solutions for select issues that are important to students and their regions. They

New Curriculum Discussion with IEW

Thursday, 08 December 2016 by

This blog entry by Teresa Hudson may also be found on IEW’s website. As I have been listening to the sea of words swirling around the topic of the election over the past few months, both in person and via the internet, I am reminded of the incomparable value of teaching our children to think

Moot Court Information Packet

Monday, 03 October 2016 by

The Moot Court information posted here is in four separate parts:   Overview of Moot Court Procedures – This document describes how NCFCA moot court “looks,” and what the basic protocols and procedures are.   Draft of Moot Court Ballot – This is the draft of the final ballot that NCFCA will use in competition.

Resolution Webinars coming soon!

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 by

We have great news! Many of you have been asking about resolution-specific helps and we have teamed up with Bill of Rights Institute to deliver! The Bill of Rights Institute will be offering free online webinars for NCFCA Team Policy debate students on October 17, 2016 from 7:30-8:30 pm EST and NCFCA LD debate students

We are excited to post the first Lincoln Douglas-specific installment of The Source for the 2016-2017 season!   Our first set of material for the Lincoln Douglas resolution consists of an affirmative case, along with a supporting brief.  We plan to continue releasing content periodically throughout the year with more material focusing on both the

We are excited to offer you the first Team Policy-specific installment of The Source for the 2016-2017 season!   As you may have heard, we are taking a bit of a different approach to our commitment to provide debate helps this year. Instead of posting one ebook with a plethora of information, cases and briefs,

Debate Curriculum Helps

Thursday, 08 September 2016 by

Just released – New “Coach Guide” to Christy Shipe’s Introduction to Policy Debate!   As you may have heard, NCFCA is publishing our own speech curriculum this season called the NCFCA Comprehensive Guide to Speech, which will be available any day now. You can find out more about it by reading our earlier blog post. We are so excited about

Moot Court Webinar

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 by

If you missed the great information and discussion from out Moot Court Webinar you can now access the recording in your Educational Resources. Click “Read More” below to check out this helpful new resource!