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The Extemporaneous Speaking Topic Areas for the NCFL Grand National Speech & Debate Tournament 2016 are:

US Politics
US Legal & Constitutional Issues
US Foreign Policy
US Economic Policy
Medicine, Science, and Technology (international & Domestic)
Societal Values & Ethical Issues (International & Domestic)
Education (International & Domestic)
Foreign Economics
Foreign Leaders

Students and Coaches may submit specific Extemp Questions in any of these areas to considered for use at NCFL 2016 between February 1 and April 25, 2016.  Please email your questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Tournament Topics


Policy: Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially curtail its domestic surveillance.


LD: By vote of the Local Diocesan League Directors the Lincoln-Douglas Debate topic for the 2016 Grand National Tournament is Resolved:  In a just democracy, elections for public office should be solely financed through public funding.


By vote of the Local Diocesan League Directors the Public Forum Debate topic for the 2016 NCFL Grand National Tournament is Resolved:  Human genetic engineering should be banned.


Congress Legislation