An NDT-CEDA debate round is designed for in-depth argumentation and clash.

Team speeches: Each team has two constructive speeches and two rebuttal speeches. In addition, each team asks and answers questions in two cross-examination periods each.

Competitor speeches: Each competitor delivers two speeches: A nine-minute constructive speech and six-minute rebuttal speech. In addition, each competitor participates in two three-minute cross-examination periods. Here is the list speeches.

First Affirmative Constructive          1AC      9 min
-Negative Cross-Examination          CX       3 min
First Negative Constructive              1NC     9 min
-Affirmative Cross-Examination      CX       3 min
Second Affirmative Constructive     2AC     9 min
-Negative Cross-Examination          CX       3 min
Second Negative Constructive         2NC     9 min
-Affirmative Cross-Examination      CX       3 min
First Negative Rebuttal                     1NR     6 min
First Affirmative Rebuttal                 1AR     6 min
Second Negative Rebuttal                2NR    6 min
Second Affirmative Rebuttal            2AR     6 min

*Each side receives a total of 10 minutes of preparation time to use between speeches.

Menu