Debate Doctors 2016-17 NSDA Big Questions Brief
Debate Doctors presents research for the National Speech and Debate Association's newest activity. Featuring 83 pages of definitions, affirmative evidence, negative evidence, and constructives, teachers and competitors can feel supported and prepared to take on this new challenge.
Big Questions is a one-on-one debate format supported by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation. Students will grapple with complex worldview questions as they debate both sides of 2016-2017 topic:
Resolved: Science leaves no room for free will.
Tournaments, districts, and classrooms that hold Big Questions debates will be eligible to receive up to $1,700 per event. These debates can be held as a tournament event, stand-alone event, intra-school scrimmage, classroom event, or supplemental event as long as the application requirements are met.