2013-4 Core Files

We have attached .pdf copies for ease of printing and .docx files that you can download and edit to your taste. Let us know if there are any problems by contacting Derek at: derek@dallasurbandebate.org.

Topic Summary/Analysis

This brief topic summary is intended as a companion guide to provide you (or if you're a teacher, your students) with some essential background knowledge about the topic countries.


Middle School

Middle School Beginner's Division

*This division is for MS students with little to no debate experience.

Mexico (for the Spring of 2014):






Middle School Advanced Division

*This division is for MS students approaching/in their second year of debate.

Mexico (for the Spring of 2014):











High School

High School Novice Division

*This division is for HS students with little to no debate experience.

Mexico (for the Spring of 2014):









High School JV Division

*This division is for HS students approaching/in their second year of debate.

2014 Supplement to the JV Files - Mexico Rural Assistance








Editable Cuba Section of JV Packet:




Editable Venezuela Section of JV Packet:




Editable Development Kritik & Topicality Section of JV Packet:



High School Varsity Division

We will furnish a printed copy of the Varsity files upon request. They contain everything in the JV packet with an additional Mexico affirmative. That file is attached below.



Editable Mexico Points of Entry Affirmative & Negative files:





Decommissioned Files (From the Fall)

High School

High School Novice Division

*This division is for HS students with little to no debate experience.

Cuba (for the Fall of 2013):







Middle School

Middle School Beginner's Division

*This division is for MS students with little to no debate experience.

Cuba (for the Fall of 2013):






Middle School Advanced Division

*This division is for MS students approaching/in their second year of debate.

Cuba (for the Fall of 2013):







Core files in Spanish!