CX notes - Cross-Examination Least prepped part of debate...

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Cross-ExaminationLeast prepped part of debate.It is 12 out of the 64 minutes of the debate. 18.75% of the debate. If you invest time into CX, no one else spends as much time, lots of benefits. It is extra speech time. If you contest well, boost your speaker points. It can help you set up more args, win debates. Mechanix: Face the judge : think of it like it is a speech. Stand in front of your opponent, closer to the judgeHave good posture, make it look good. The judge is not going to be as persuaded. Foundations: Plan ahead. What cx questions we are going to ask for us……What we going to CX the 1ac on, cuzwe like reading this in the 1nc. Set up CX questions early on to win later. Full court Press. Prevent them from getting set on their answer. If they give an answer you don’t like, press them more. Read their evidence. Don’t just ask about their arg, ask about quality of their evidence, why their

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