WHAT IS Policy?
TYPE OF DEBATE: two on two debate
TOPICS: Policy debate focuses on a government policy question
WHEN ARE TOPICS ISSUED: topics for Policy stay the same for an entire academic year
Policy debate is a two-on-two debate where an affirmative team proposes a plan and the negative team argues why that plan should not be adopted. The topic for policy debate changes annually, so debaters throughout the course of the year will debate the same topic.
Traits of Successful Policy Debater