Lincoln-Douglas Debate Tips and Links



Welcome to LD Debate: The Basics

Speeches, Duties, and Times in an LD Debate

Bracketing, Citing, and Tagging Evidence

Making an affirmative case

Preparing for the Negative

Flowing Arguments

Refuting Arguments

Rebuilding your Arguments

Asking and answering Questions in Cross-Examination

Values and Criteria in LD Debate

Electronic Debating



For a great LD Debate Textbook, get Breaking Down Barriers at the West Coast Web Page.