Parkland College Debate Team

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Where gender, ethnicity, age, size, beauty and muscles DON'T matter!

What does matter?

PERSUASIVE      
ARTICULATE
AGILE THINKING
COMPETITIVE
INTELLIGENCE
PARKLAND STUDENTS



Our award winning debate team competes in Parliamentary Debate (also known as Parli) - this academic debate event is defined by the American Parliamentary Debate Association (APDA) as a formal contest of reason, wit and rhetorical skill which simulates debate in a theoretical House of Parliament.

2018-19 Tournaments

OCT. 26-27, 2018 Illinois Central College
NOV. 16-17, 2018 Highland College
DEC. 1, 2018 Elgin CC - IE
JAN. 18-19, 2019 College of Dupage
FEB. 15-16, 2019 Harper College
MAR. 1-3, 2019 IIFA State Tournament at NIU

 

Join the Team

Earn College Credit • Honors Projects • Transfer Scholarships • Travel & Networking • Public Speaking Skills

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