THBT Classic

This House Believes That Classic, Sept. 11-12, 2015


For 10 years, Bethany hosted the weekend tournament known as the This House Believes That Classic.  Bethany is proud to host this tournament once more!

The THBT Classic includes the following:

  • 6 preliminary rounds with appropriate elimination rounds
  • 2 divisions of debaters, depending on number of entries
  • Awards for all breaking teams, top 5 speakers in each division, top 3 schools in each division, and top overall school
  • Resolutions will be of a policy, value, or metaphorical nature.  Rounds 3 and 4 will be case studies

Beginners Workshop

Friday morning, Sept. 11, a workshop will be held for new debaters.  The workshop will cover National Parliamentary Debate Association procedures, case construction, and debate strategy.  Students can learn to debate in the morning and debate in the afternoon!