Similar to other forms of competitive debate, Club Debate requires two debaters to a team. With this debate partner, students will write cases, build their strategy, and work together to build a working and cooperative relationship. While assigning a debate partner we follow three criteria. These criteria include, age, experience, and understanding the student's own personal working style. If there is a conflict with their partner, we work with the student to try and resolve the conflict first and foremost. If this doesn't work, we work with their lab leader or instructor to assist in conflict management.