American parliamentary debate format

# of people in the debate: 4

# of people in a team: 2

# of teams in the debate: 2

Duration of the speeches: 7 minutes constructive speech and 3-4 minutes closing speech.

Questions format: Points of information

Short description: This debate format can be described as a half of the British parliamentary debate, because the roles of the speakers are the same as on the first table of BP. Extra, the first speaker of each team has a shorter speech, similar to a whip speech in BP.

Used in: No idea, who debates this, we are using it for practice and there are one or two debate tournaments using it (Katowice open 2007 used it).

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