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Basic format of all DRUID Debates
Each debate confronts a motion and lasts about one and a half hour.
The standard time schedule looks like this:
§ A brief introduction by the Moderator,
§ A vote where the audience indicates its initial stand on the motion
§ First affirmative constructive: 12 minutes
§ First negative constructive: 12 minutes
§ Second affirmative constructive: 12 minutes
§ Second negative constructive: 12 minutes
§ First negative rebuttal: 3 minutes
§ First affirmative rebuttal: 3 minutes
§ Second negative rebuttal: 3 minutes
§ Second affirmative rebuttal: 3 minutes
§ Questions from the floor and answers from the panelists
§ A vote where the audience indicates its concluding stand on the motion