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Spring Meeting Announcement

The Spring Meeting of the WDCA is Saturday, May 16 at Middleton High School. The meeting starts at 9:00 am and some light breakfast items and coffee will be available. The meeting is expected to conclude by noon. Please consider

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Wisconsin State Debate Tournament 2015 Results

The Complete Results Packet from the 2014-2015 Wisconsin State Debate Tournament is available here: 2015 WSDT Complete Results Packet Congratulations to all of our winners! Below is a brief summary of the champions in each division: In VSS, Marquette RV

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Vote for the January Public Forum Topic

National Speech and Debate Association coaches and students can now vote for the January topic. The two topic options are: Resolved: United Nations Peacekeepers should have the power to engage in offensive operations OR Resolved: The United States should ratify

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Topic Balloting Open

The NFHS has tallied votes from the first round of five topic choices, with Income Inequality and Surveillance selected as the favorites (which also were Wisconsin’s top two choices). Wisconsin debate coaches may now review those topics and vote online,

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November Topics Announced

The National Speech and Debate Association has announced the November Topic for Public Forum Debate and the November/December Topic for Lincoln-Douglas Debate. Public Forum Based on a nationwide vote, the 2014 November Public Forum topic is: Resolved: On balance, the

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Twitter Now Updates with Each Post to the WDCA Website

We encourage you to follow us on twitter: @wistatedebate By following us on twitter, you will know the moment the WDCA website is updated.

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WDCA Email List Update

The organization recently migrated to a new website host and so we had to create a different mailing list. If you were a member of the previous email list, you should have received a message from the new list. (Please

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November Public Forum Topic Options Announced

This week the National Speech and Debate Association announced the topic options for November’s Public Forum debate topic. The options are: Choice 1 – Resolved: On balance, the benefits of genetically modified foods outweigh the harms. Choice 2 – Resolved:

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Janesville Parker added to Tournament Calendar

Janesville Parker has been added to the Tournament Calendar on November 8. An invitation and a link to the registration site will be posted as soon as those are available.

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2015-16 Policy Debate Topic Voting

The ballot to narrow down next year’s policy debate topic from 5 to 2 options has been released and the WDCA is collaborating with the Wisconsin High School Forensics Association to determine Wisconsin’s vote to the National Federation. You can

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