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NYC Debate Meetup

  • Feb 10, 2013 · 3:00 PM
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Hi Everyone, Both newcomers and experienced debaters are welcome to join. We meet at a table in the Sony Public Atrium on Madison between 55th & 56th St. There will be a sign displayed on the table so you can find us.

The typical meeting is structured as follows:

  • Introductions
  • Overview of debate format
  • Break into two teams
  • Team brainstorming
  • Initial arguments and introduction of topic from each team
  • Each team makes a point or counters the other team's point
  • Conclusion from each team


After the debate, there will be time for feedback.

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  • Janice K.

    Thought provoking debates.

    February 10, 2013

  • Ira W.

    question-how long will the debate last and what are the cross sts.?

    January 27, 2013

    • thomas

      Hi, the cross streets are 55th and 56th. We usually debate two topics, each topic lasting about 45 minutes.

      February 10, 2013

  • Janu

    if i can find you

    February 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    What is the topic,so I can make some prepare.:)

    January 16, 2013

    • Jon B

      As Thomas stated last time, We usually don't disclose the debate topics beforehand because the objective is to be able to organize your ideas extemporaneously. That being said, the topics are usually selected from recent news events, so most people will have some baseline knowledge.

      January 30, 2013

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