Bossier Parish Community College's award-winning debate team will host the second annual BPCC Invitational High School Debate Tournament on Saturday, September 17on the college campus in Bossier City.
Competitions, which will run from 8:00 am-8:00 pm, will be headquartered in Emmett E. Cope Student Services Building on the BPCC campus. The tournament will feature two-on-two debates over the topic "The United States federal government should substantially increase its exploration and/or development of space beyond the Earth's mesosphere" as well as one-on-one debates over the topic "Justice requires the recognition of animal rights."
BPCC's debate team wrapped up the 2010-2011 intercollegiate debate season by earning the Community College National Championship at the International Public Debate Association National Championship Tournament.
For more information about the tournament, contact Bob Alexander at (318) 678-6460 or e-mail him at: BAlexander@BPCC.edu