Novice Curriculum

The Novice Curriculum and Novice Curriculum Committee were created after the 2016 Summer meeting, which passed a rule creating a Novice Curriculum at ADA tournaments for the first semester of every school year.

This page will have links to FAQ Information, General NCC Rules and the Novice Packet and updates. Check back here throughout the year to download the novice evidence set and updates.


More information:

Announcement of Rule


2022-23 Novice Evidence Packet:

The packet is available here!

Wave 1 – August 24, 2022

Aff/Neg: Autonomous Weapons/AI LOAC

DA: Deterrence

DA: Economy

DA: Politics – Midterms

K: Security

Wave 2 – September 5, 2022

Aff/Neg: Autonomous Weapons/AI LOAC – Supplement (Wave 2)

CP: Advantage CP against Autonomous Weapons/AI LOAC Aff

DA: Deterrence – Aff Answers (Wave 2)

DA: Politics – Midterms – Climate Updates (Wave 2)

DA: Politics – Midterms – Uniqueness Updates (Wave 2)

T: Subsets (“Vest”)