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Some articles on npda:

National Parliamentary Debate Association - The Rules of NPDA Debate
... In tournaments sponsored or sanctioned by the NPDA, teams of two persons debate head-to-head ... The standard time limits for an NPDA debate are First Proposition Speaker 7 minutes First Opposition Speaker 8 minutes Second Proposition Speaker 8 minutes Second Opposition Speaker 8 ... Some people argue that the NPDA rules are very laissez-faire, preferring to let the norms of what constitutes valid argumentation be subjects for the debate itself ...
Parliamentary Debate in The United States
... National Parliamentary Debate Association (NPDA), which was born in western US in 1991 ... NPDA circuit consists of a loose confederation of local leagues and a number of invitational tournaments ... The NPDA season culminates with two national tournaments – NPDA Nationals and the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence (NPTE) ...
National Christian Forensics And Communications Association - Debate - The NCFCA and Collegiate Debates
... NCFCA alumni compete in the National Parliamentary Debate Association (NPDA), the largest college debate organization in the United States ... Several NPDA colleges actively attract former NCFCA debaters, including Point Loma Nazarene, Biola University, Cedarville University, Hillsdale ... alumni have competed at national level NPDA tournaments and finished among the top 40 teams in fields of 120 to 320 college teams ...
National Parliamentary Debate Association - The NPDA Championship Tournament
... The NPDA runs one debate tournament each year the NPDA Championship Tournament, held in late March or early April at rotating host sites ... NPDA sanctions many of these tournaments, and the school that does the best at sanctioned invitationals over the course of the year is awarded a year-long sweepstakes championship ...