Chicago Debates Middle School Core Files

Word Document (Best for Paperless Debate using Microsoft Word)

PDF version of Core Files (Best for printing whole core files)

Individual Argument Files Version (Best for Students who will be using Chromebooks and best for printing single arguments)

Rookie Docs (Best for Rookie Debaters who will be using Chromebooks)

Chicago Debates High School Core Files

Word Document (Best for Paperless Debate using Microsoft Word)

PDF version of Core Files (Best for printing whole core files)

Individual Argument Files Version (Best for Students who will be using Chromebooks and best for printing single arguments)

Rookie Docs (Best for Rookie Debaters who will be using Chromebooks)

Chicago Debates Middle School Argument Limits

Remember that argument limits are a ceiling not a floor. You do not need to be an expert on all the listed positions for your division, just have the relevant 1NC frontlines (for the listed affirmatives) and 2AC blocks (for the listed negative positions) from the Core Files.

Please reference the schools page to check which conference you will be competing in.

Grant Park Conference

Chicago River Conference

Lake Michigan and Navy Pier Conferences

Chicago Debates High School Argument Limits

Remember that argument limits are a ceiling not a floor. You do not need to be an expert on all the listed positions for your division, just have the relevant 1NC frontlines (for the listed affirmatives) and 2AC blocks (for the listed negative positions) from the Core Files.

Please reference the schools page to check which conference you will be competing in.

Blue and Silver Conferences (up to T3)

Red and Maroon Conferences (up to T3)