MDTA - Minnesota Debate Teachers Association


2010 MDTA JV/Novice State Tournament Registration Now Open!!!

Registration is now open for the MDTA JV/Novice State Tournament.  The tournament will be hosted at Eagan High School on December 3rd and 4th, 2010.  Full registration information can be found on the tournament registration site.

Students will be debating a wide range of topics in three different debate events.  In Policy debate, students will be debating if the the United States federal government should substantially reduce its military and/or police presence in one or more of the following: South Korea, Japan, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Iraq, Turkey.  In Public-Forum debate students will debate if cyberbullying should be a criminal offense.  And in Lincoln-Douglas debate students will debate if drug abuse should be handled as a matter of public health of criminal justice.

Questions about the tournament logistics should be directed to Chris McDonald.  Questions about rules, procedures and eligibility can be found here.

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