Below you will find forms that you might want to look at to help you better understand debate. All of these documents come from the Connecticut Debate Association (the league we debate in). The following disclaimer must therefore, be placed on this page.
The Connecticut Debate Association (CDA) Handbook for Extemporaneous Debate is copyright 2004-05.. It may not be used for any commercial purposes without the prior written permission of the Connecticut Debate Association. It may be freely reproduced and disseminated at no charge, in physical or electronic form, for non-profit educational purposes so long as this copyright, disclaimer and acknowledgement are included.
Extemporaneous Debate Format and Structures
Fundamental Principles of Debating
Connecticut Debate Association Noteworthy rules
Connecticut Debate Association Judge's Ballot