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July

July 1 - Watch the Canada Day Debate on Access Communication stations
(play along - flow sheet the debate, prepare your own responses, etc.)

Take a debate break!

August

August - Regina Debate Day Camp
(attend as a debater, coach, facilitator, mentor or director)

August - Saskatoon Debate Day Camp
(attend as a debater, coach, facilitator, mentor or director)

late August - Back to school!
(contact returning debate club members)

September

First days of school
(begin recruitment with club days table, demo debates with pizza & popcorn)

Join a city-wide debate club in Regina or Saskatoon or start one in your community

Add debate to your school's intermural league

Attend a one-day workshop in your region

Learn how to build an argument (LEET), clash, sign post, etc.

 

October

Review the research package, do your own research

Practice, practice, practice

Attend Tournament I

Attend the AGM

Attend the BP Qualifier

Delegates attend National Seminar (if held in the fall)

November

Attend Tournament II

(what skills need to be worked on? prepping for impromptu, common cases)

Delegates attend Oxford Cup

December

Attend North Speech Workshop & Tournament

(work on impromptu speaking, play triple-speak, invite in a style expert...)

Have a debate club party - with a demo debate for other students

January

Attend South Speech Workshop & Tournament

Learn Cross-Examination Style

Attend Tournament III

(work on deeper analysis)

February

Attend Tournament IV

(work on current events, polishing your skills)

Delegates attend Speech Nationals

March

Attend Provincials

Try-out for Team Sask/Team Canada

Delegates attend National Seminar (if held in the spring)

April

Attend Mock Trials

Train with Team Sask to prepare for Nationals

Delegates attend Senior Nationals

May

Train with Team Sask to prepare for Nationals

Attend Historical Model Legislature

Delegates attend Junior Nationals

June

Top North & South teams tape Canada Day Debate

Debate Club wind-up parties

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