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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