Classroom – Congressional Debate

In CONGRESSIONAL DEBATE, around 18-22 students from various schools will congregate in a classroom for debate on federal legislation proposed by the students themselves.
Here is a sample partial docket that could be seen in a congress chamber:
School A: A Bill to Impose Sanctions on Iran
School B: A Bill To Combat The HIV/AIDS Epidemic In Sub-Saharan Africa
School C: A Resolution to Disband Immigration and Customs Enforcement
School D: A Resolution to Abolish Affirmative Action
School E: A Bill to Support ASEAN to Deescalate Tensions in the South China Sea
Students will research topics and give three-minute-long speeches on the various topics. The class will teach students how to research, outline, and formally present speeches, plus learn cross-examination techniques.
Video of Congressional Debate:

Congressional Debate – Legislators

PBCFL Congress 101 2018-19

Intro to Congress PowerPoint 2015

Virtual Congress Procedural Differences

How to Research a Congress Topic

Aff Neg Assignment

Student Congress Verbiage Reminder

Organizing a Speech

Student Congress Speech Structure

Student Congress Speech Structure 2

Doing the Triangle PowerPoint

Writing Congressional Debate Legislation

How a Super Congress Scenario Works

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Rostrum Article – How Congress Tournaments Work

Rostrum Article – Politics in Student Congress

Rostrum Article – Student Congress Urban Legends

Congressional Debate – Legislation Templates

NCFL / PBCFL Bill Template

NCFL / PBCFL Resolution Template

NSDA Bill Template

NSDA Resolution Template

Congressional Debate – Presiding Officers

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Congress Parliamentary Procedural Instruction

Parliamentary Procedure in Congressional Debate PowerPoint

Table of Frequently Used Motions

Your Guide to Student Congress Motions

Sample Recency Charts

Rostrum Article – Faulty Speaker Recognition Systems

Rostrum Article – Most Commonly Misunderstood Points of Parliamentary Procedure

Rostrum Article – Parliamentary Professional