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Making strong arguments is a key tool for every debater. In a debate, judges need to weigh the debate through the positive (argumentation) and negative (refutation) material you bring to the round. Many debaters in Saskatchewan put a heavy focus on negative material, and often neglect their positive material. 

In any debate, you need to create a series of arguments as to why you support your side of the motion. Neglecting to make strong points can make a huge impact on the round. Here are some possible tools to help with your argument construction:

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