Debate is a furmulated argument between two parties about a given resolution. The side for which one will argue will be random. While speech helps one accentaute their public speaking skills, debate focuses more on quick-thinking and argumentation.
EVSD boasts one of the best Parliamentary Debate teams in the nation, ranking in the top 20 nationally for the past 5 years.
Unlike other forms of debate, you are only given 20 minutes to prepare a case before entering a round. This form of debate is a partner-based event that requires a mix of the ability to think quickly and speak well.
Parliamentary is the perfect event to enhance quick-thinking skills, while also learning speaking skills that are essential in today's world.