CDL Coach Training Seminar VI — Saturday, 11/16, 9:00am – 12:00pm

The Chicago Debate League has its sixth coach training seminar of seven now scheduled for the 2013/14 season — Coach Training Seminar VI — this Saturday, 11/16, 9:00am – 12:00pm, at the Loyola Law School, 25 E. Pearson St. in room 1102.

This seminar will focus on preparing teams for T3. This will include ways to help the 2AC respond to negative off case arguments, dealing with complaints about judges, and the details of counterplan theory. Attendees will get lesson plans and arguments their teams can use at T3.

Parking at lots near the Loyola Law School is $10, with validation from the lobby of the law school building (the Philip H. Corboy Center, 25 E. Pearson St.). The Loyola Law School is also right off of the Chicago stop on the CTA red line.

Registration is required. Register by Friday, 11/15 by sending an email to

Attendees will earn three hours of professional development credit within the CDL system, and three hours of CPDUs.
We’ll be covering in depth the following CDL Debater Development Benchmarks:

Advanced Negative Options: Counterplans and Critiques
(23) Counterplans: structure and utility

Advanced Affirmative Strategy
(27) Leveraging the affirmative case to answer negative case and off-case arguments

Advanced Theory
(59) Comprehending conditionality, dispositionality, PICs, kritik framework, agent specification, permutation theory, and other common theory arguments

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