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Sunday, July 12 - Saturday, July 25, 2015

Cost: $1,500.00

Price includes:

  • room and board
  • tuition
  • LD handbook

About the Workshop

The 2-week Lincoln-Douglas Debate Workshop provides the student an intensive, skill-specific experience on the 2015-2016 high school Lincoln-Douglas debate topic. We have created a format uniquely ours for teaching value debating to high school students. The Lincoln-Douglas section will be an independent workshop, featuring instruction in philosopny, value debate strategy and tactics, persuasion and public speaking skills.


$1,500.00 - Price includes room, board, tuition and the cost of photocopying done within the various squads of the workshop, but it does not include individual photocopying by a student.

Workshop staff

We have assembled an AWESOME staff this summer.

Lincoln-Douglas Lab Leaders
Halli Tripe, Director of Debate, Churchill HS, San Antonio, TX

Workshop special features

  • Our theory lectures are given by reputable debate theorists who have published articles in scholarly journals and have attended numerous conferences on argumentation and debate.
  • Each student in the 2-week session will participate in at least 10 practice debates to enhance his or her debate skills.
  • Classes are offered in the novice, intermediate, and championship levels.
  • The Baylor Debaters' Workshop offers the most extensive library material specific to the upcoming topic.

Read the 2015 Workshop information letter

Download the 2015 Workshop application

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