Materials for Rookie/Novice
- Rookie/Novice Coach Curriculum
- Rookie/Novice Evidence sets
- Social Emotional Learning Materials
- Tiered Coaches Resource Binder
- High School Debate Learning Goals by Division
Materials for JV/Varsity
- Open Evidence – This site has a lot of evidence on this year’s topic. You can find camp files and other uploaded files sorted by argument and argument type. Great for starting research or finding new arguments to try!
- HS Debate Wiki – You can find what arguments other teams are using plus their cites on this website! It’s a great place to look at what the most successful teams are running or just browse around to find something that interests you. If you are in varsity you should upload your argument citations to this page also!
|Tournament Name||Dates||Tournament Times (doesn’t include bus)||Notes||Location|
|MDTA Jamboree||9/25||8:30-4:00pm||Demo debate for Rookie & Novice during round 1||Wayzata HS|
|UofM High School Invitational||10/8-9||Fri. 4:00-8:30pm,
|Rookie, Novice, and JV may attend Friday and/or Saturday, Varsity must attend both days||UofM East & West banks|
|Rookie, Novice, and JV may attend Friday and/or Saturday, Varsity must attend both days||Roseville Area High School|
|Tamar Kaplan Invitational||11/13-14||Fri. 4:30-8:30pm,
|Rookie, Novice, and JV may attend Friday and/or Saturday, Varsity must attend both days||Highland Park HS|
|UMBrooks||11/20||10:00am-5:30pm||Talent show at lunch||UofM West Bank|
|MNUDL Champs||12/11-12||Fri. 3:30-8:00pm,
|Debaters should plan to attend both days||UDL School (no location approved yet)|
Full tournament calendar (including core and non-core tournaments). Note: the MNUDL does CX debate.
Games, Resources, & More
Anatomy of Debate Evidence (why it is formatted the way it is and what you can change)
They Said, We Say, We Win
This graphic organizer helps students recognize how to create clash with their opponents arguments and think about why the judge should prefer their arguments.
This graphic organizer helps students think about the probability, timeframe, and magnitude of their impacts well before the round.
Claim, Warrant, Data
This graphic organizer helps students understand the argument made by each card
This is a generic graphic organizer for learning new vocabulary. It is useful for both generic debate concepts and topic specific vocabulary.
This is a laundry list of a variety different games and drills you can do with students in practice.