Round Zero: Debate
THW eliminate the humor round from All Asians.
THW allow coaching during preparation time.
THS affirmative action for women in debate.
THS the trade of human organs.
THW encourage for profit surrogate motherhood.
THW make genetic screening of fetuses illegal.
THW try Guantanamo Bay detainess in their home country.
THW bypass Pakistani authorities in the hunt for Osama Bin Laden.
THW export suspected terrorists to countries that allow torture.
THBT the next American President should be elected by a popular vote.
THW adopt fixed election dates in parliamentary democracies.
THW ban campaign finance contributions from corporate lobby groups.
R4: Pop Culture
THS the politicization of Hollywood.
THW exempt celebrities from national service.
THW legalize animated child pornography.
THS the repatriation of North Korean refugees.
THBT Palestinian refugees should be allowed to return to their homeland.
THS the abolition of refugee detention centers in Australia.
THW prohibit the sale of junk food in school.
THS the establishment of weight requirements for models in the fashion industry.
THW place obese children under the care of the state.
R7: War and Technology
THBT America’s allies should reject BMD.
THBT media facilities are legitimate targets in war.
R8: Sexual Politics
THBT male to female trans-sexuals should be allowed to compete in sporting events as a woman.
THW abolish statutory rape laws for teenagers.
THW ban the use of social networking websites in catching paedophiles.
Doubles: The Internet
THW ban websites that encourage suicide.
THW keep copyright law out of You Tube.
THW require pornographic websites to use “.XXX” domain names.
THBT airline passengers should be required to pay a carbon emissions tax.
THW require compulsory environmental service for all citizens.
THW end exploration for new sources of oil.
Quarters: NE Asia
THW comfort the comfort women.
THW assassinate Kim Jong IL.
THBT Taiwan should rejoin China.
THW not allow religious organizations to run orphanages.
THBT shariah courts have no place in Islamic democracy.
THBT parents should not have the right to deny medical treatment to their children on religious grounds.
EFL Finals: Universities
TH rejects corporate sponsorship of academic research.
TH would prohibit military recruitment on university campuses.
THBT affirmative action in universities should be
based on economic class rather than race.
Finals: Independence and Conflict
THW forcibly disarm the Tamil Tigers.
THW partition Iraq.
THBT the UN should recognize an independent Kosovo.
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