MYDT 2019 New Format & Rubrics

NEW FORMAT

  • Three Preliminary Rounds:  All teams are involved in the preliminary rounds.

  • Quarter-finals: The top eight teams for each of the middle and high school debates will be selected as quarter-finalists according to the cumulative scores achieved in the three preliminary rounds.

  • Semi-Finals:  Winners of quarter-finals proceed to semi-finals

  • Final:  Winners of semi-finals face each other

Updated Debate Ballot 06212019

 

(Subject to Change – Please contact Debate@mafiq.org for current format)


Middle School Topics:

Prelim 1 – Peer pressure leads to more benefit than harm

Prelim 2 – Muslims should participate in the Hollywood entertainment industry

Prelim 3 – Impromptu

Quarter-Final – Impromptu

Semi-Final – Impromptu

Final – Impromptu

High School Topics:

Prelim 1 – Reputation is more important than money

Prelim 2 – National Security priorities ought to outweigh individual privacy concerns

Prelim 3 – Impromptu

Quarter-Final – Impromptu

Semi-Final – Impromptu

Final – Impromptu

 

Explaining Competition and MYDT Team Pairing

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