The resources in this section are recommended as a starting point for new judges to better understand each style of debate, but they are not required. Debaters should be able to explain all that you need to know within the debate round. Click the images to view the videos.
One debater affirms the resolution while another opposes or negates it, demonstrating a clash of competing but desirable values.
A team of two debaters affirms the resolution while another team of two debaters negates the affirmative position..
The second half of each video is the same, so feel free to stop watching at the indicated point in the second video if you are watching both.
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