"JV States"


DUDL #5 / JV States

Date: Saturday, January 21st

Format: In-Person Policy Debate Tournament

Competitive Debate Divisions:

  1. Novice - Packet Restricted (for beginners)

Note: Wave 2 of the Novice Evidence Packet is Available beginning in November / DUDL3

  1. JV - Unrestricted - for debaters in their first or second season of competition.

  2. Open - Unrestricted - for debaters in their third or more season of competition.

To register teams & judges for competition: http://dudl5.tabroom.com

Contact UDL.Detroit@gmail.com for questions, concerns, help w/ registration, etc.


Alex Manoogian Hall

Tabroom / Homebase = Room 091

Wayne State University

(Corner of Warren & Anthony Wayne)



8:00am Registration & Breakfast Provided

8:15 R1 Pairings Released

8:30 Round 1 Begins

10:30 R2 Pairings Released

10:45 Round 2 Begins

12:30pm Lunch Provided

1:15 R3 Pairings Released

1:30 Round 3 Begins

3:30 Awards Ceremony

Final Pairings Released

4:00 Final Rounds

6:00 {Tournament End}

Debate Resources:

2022-2023 DEBATE TOPIC

Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its security cooperation with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in one or more of the following areas: artificial intelligence, biotechnology, cybersecurity.

See our Summer Camp page for Topic Resources, like our topic lecture.

See our Evidence page for our Novice Evidence Packet + links to external resources.


See our Resources page for helpful handouts and videos for beginners to debate!