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Debate and Speech

Docket for Lincoln Academy Tournament

Click to download the docket for the tournament at Lincoln Academy on October 18.

Congress Deadlines Updated

The 2014-2015 season deadlines to submit bills and resolutions is now live. Submit your docket items to the Congressional Debate Moderator, Paul Bibeau.

Invitation: Rocktober @ Erskine Academy

UPDATE 10/10: Added link to Google Maps directions from Lincoln Academy. UPDATE 10/9: The invitation has been corrected to say that the judging ratio is 1:5, not the 1:2 that was previously posted. UPDATE 10/5: Earlier posts said this was a novice-only tournament. The invitation now reflects that thisĀ is an all-level tournament. Rocktober Speech Tournament…
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2014-2015 Extemp Topics

Domestic Foreign September, October, and November Midterm elections Congress Race relations in the U.S. Islamic extremism Russian relations Israel vs. Hamas December add U.S. policies The economy South America Asia International Health January add Immigration Energy Ecology Europe/Soviet relations Africa

Debate Bootcamp CANCELED

Unfortunately the Debate Bootcamp scheduled for this Saturday, September 27 has been canceled.

Minutes for Fall 2014 Coaching Meeting

Sept. 12, 2014 Auburn Public Library 49 Spring St. 8:30 Breakfast 8:55 Welcome and IntroductionsPresent: Joe Pelletier (Bangor), Jason Curry (Greely), Jenn Paige (Bangor), Kris Deveau (Brunswick), D’Arcy Robinson (Poland), Matt Leland (Lincoln), Pat Spilecki (Lewiston), Sam Rouse (Tech), Lyndsy Dynk (Tech), Amy trunnell (Maranacook), Dan Haskell (Cheverus), Lisa Melanson (Cape Elizabeth), Dick Mullen (Cape…
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Invitation: Debate Bootcamp @ Maranacook High School

CANCELLED šŸ™ Debate Bootcamp for LD, PF and Congress at Maranacook High School September 27, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. NO registration fees, BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH Coffee, donuts, drinks, cookies, apples, chips provided Objectives: Provide a philosophy overview, discuss case (or bill) construction, rebuttal strategies and sources Demonstration of LD, PF and Congressional speech by experienced…
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Congratulations, MFA Scholarship Recipients!

Several outstanding students were nominated to each receive a $250 scholarship toward their post-secondary ventures. The MFA scholarship committee voted for one student per event. We are pleasedĀ to announce: Event Recipient School Speech Austin Frederick Skowhegan Area High School Congress Alexander Clary Scarborough High School Debate Kyle Hietala Morse High School  

Motion to Launch a New MFA Web Site

Welcome to the new web site for the Maine Forensic Association! Even though we are live, there is still plenty to do to maintain this site. If you have any feedback or new content forĀ the site, contact the webmaster. This is the place to share debate and Extemp topics, Congress dockets, tournament invitations, meeting minutes,…
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