Debate includes multiple events, and each has a unique format.
To learn about Policy Debate (CX), go here. Everything you need to know about Lincoln-Douglas Debate (LD) is here. Learn all about Public Forum here. Or, go here if you want to learn about Student Congress. Check out Extemporaneous Speaking here. Although Original Oratory and Prose/Poetry are not currently offered, feel free to gaze into the abyss of their pages here.