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The BDC will be using NSDA Topics for all of our tournaments. 

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Archives - Evidence Packets and Lectures for Past PF Topics

April/May 2021

Resolved: The benefits of the International Monetary Fund outweigh the harms.

Evidence Packet: April/May 2021 PF Debate Evidence Packet

March 2021

Resolved: On balance, the benefits of creating the United States Space Force outweigh the harms.

Evidence Packet: March 2021 PF Debate Evidence Packet

February 2021

On balance, the benefits of urbanization in West Africa outweigh the harms.

 Evidence Packet: February 2021 PF Debate Evidence Packet

January 2021

Resolved: The National Security Agency should end its surveillance of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents.

Evidence Packet: January 2021 PF Debate Evidence Packet

November/December 2020

Resolved: The United States should adopt a declaratory nuclear policy of no first use.

VIDEO: Introduction to the November/December NSDA Public Forum Topic

Click above to watch Anthony Trufanov, 2019 National Debate Tournament Champion and expert on nuclear policy, breakdown what no first use really means.

Evidence Packet: November/December 2020 PF Debate Evidence Packet