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Students to Participate in Debate League Championship Tournament

Release Date: 3/1/2010 9:22:06 AM

The Carroll County Debate League will hold its championship tournament on Friday and Saturday, March 12 and 13, 2010, at Winters Mill High School. The tournament will be held from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday.
The topic for debate at this tournament is Resolved: Affirmative action to promote equal opportunity in the United States is justified. Anyone who would be interested in judging a round or two of the tournament should contact Stan Day at
This is the third year for the Carroll County Debate League. The purpose of this organization is to provide debate experience in a competitive atmosphere in which a student may test his/her training and skills in analyzing issues, researching evidence, and preparing and presenting persuasive arguments.
During previous tournaments, students debated global poverty reduction over environmental protection, failed nations as a greater threat than stable nations, President Obama’s troop increase in Afghanistan, and political lobbying does more harm than good. Thirty-six teams from the high schools have participated in 109 rounds with 30 parents and teachers evaluating their efforts.

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