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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQ07Dmc1L0g
Congressional Debate – Legislators
Congressional Debate – Legislation Templates
Congressional Debate – Presiding Officers