Resources for Parents

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History of SEDA
Debate Basics

The Saskatchewan Elocution and Debate Association was founded in 1974 by a group of Regina teachers who had a shared interest in using public...

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Games and Activities
Debate Basics, Teaching Debate

Game reference guide  These games are designed to help students become comfortable with public speaking in a group setting, and practicing...

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Prepping for Tournaments
Prep Time, Debate Basics

Prepared tournaments A prepared tournament is one where SEDA releases the debate motion in advance. This means that judges are expecting you to...

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Prepping for Impromptu Debates
Prep Time, Debate Basics

Within SEDA there is an even split between prepared and impromptu tournaments. In both instances it is beneficial to learn how to prep cases...

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Tournament Etiquette
Administration, Rules and Procedures

Debate tournaments require a lot of planning from hosts, parents, coaches, and debaters alike, which can lead to stress during the tournament....

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Fees and Membership
Forms and Fees, Fees and Membership

SEDA is committed to making speech and debate accessible and affordable. SEDA collects annual membership fees from clubs and students wishing to...

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Administering a Club
Administration, Rules and Procedures

Like any other activity, debate requires organization. SEDA takes care of a large portion of the organizational aspect of running tournaments and...

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