BPS Speech and Debate Constitution 

This document details the rules, procedures and expectations for all speech and debate programs participating in BPS hosted speech & debate tournaments.  Coaches, please familiarize yourself and your team with these rules.  






This website includes resources for Brevard Public Schools speech and debate coaches and judges. 

Click on the tabs above to see resources for each event.


Current Debate Topics:


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:

Resolved: The United States should accede to the United Nations 

Convention on the Law of the Sea without reservations.

Big Questions Debate - School Year 2018-2019 Topic:

Resolved: Humans are primarily driven by self-interest.

Extemporaneous SpeakingThe topic areas for the October 2018 tournament will be posted soon.

Check the official invitation to each tournament for a complete listing of all rules, procedures and deadlines.