Speech and Debate

Mr. Ferguson takes on fourth season as HCP Speech & Debate Coach

The 2018-19 Speech & Debate Squad is led by Senior Co-Captains Alisha Hemani and Nikita Lewchuk. 

Current Debate Topics

Policy Debate – 2018-2019 Topic

Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reduce its restrictions on legal immigration to the United States.

Lincoln-Douglas Debate – 2018 September/October Topic

Resolved: In the United States, reporters ought to have the right to protect the identity of confidential sources.

Public Forum Debate – 2018 September/October Topic Area: Korean Peninsula

Resolved: The United States should accede to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea without reservations.

*Important Speech and Debate documents can be found on Mr. Ferguson's teacher page.*

First tournament of the season will be at Edmond North Sept 28-29

Edmond North Sept 28-29
October break for Arts Festival (10/13) & Fall Play (10/26-27)
Westmoore                                                                Nov 2-3
HCP Big Questions Debate Nov 17
Choctaw Dec 7-8
*Winter Break/Semester End*
Crossings Christian Jan 11-12
Edmond Santa Fe                                                       Jan 25-26
Norman Feb 1-2
Moore  Feb 15-16
NSDA Districts- OU                                                   Feb 28-Mar 2
OSSAA Regionals- Edmond North                                 Mar 8-9
OSSAA State- OU                                                       Apr 4-6
NSDA Congress Districts                                             TBA- April
NSDA Nationals- Dallas, TX                                         Jun 16-21

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