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Susie Knoblauch

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Announcements

Illinois offers debate competition in the following types of debate: Policy, Congress, Lincoln-Douglas, and Public Forum Debate. Use the links to the side of this webpage to find specific information about Illinois Debate Tournaments. If you have any questions about starting a new team or about tournaments themselves, please contact Martin Zacharia at marzac@d219.org 

2022-23 State Final Results 

Lincoln Douglas 

Lincoln Douglas Championship Round 

Policy - Policy Speaker 

Public Forum 

Public Forum Championship Round 

Student Congress

Invitational Debate Information 

Interested in judging debate?  Contact Martin Zacharia at marzac@d219.org for details and information.  

 

 

NFHS Policy Debate Topic Selection Information 

NFHS Selects “Economic Inequality” as 2023-24 National High School Policy Debate Topic

2023-24 Topic Synopsis

2023-24 Final Topic Synopsis/Ballot

Policy Debate Quarterly 

 

Intellectual Property Rights and Nuclear Weapons Reduction are the final choices for the 2024-2025 National Debate Topic

2024-2025 national high school policy debate topic results graph

 

 

 

Scoreboard