The Instigator
MizzRay
Con (against)
Losing
0 Points
The Contender
MrJosh
Pro (for)
Winning
6 Points

Dodge ball is a real sport

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MrJosh
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 3/10/2015 Category: Sports
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 722 times Debate No: 71469
Debate Rounds (2)
Comments (2)
Votes (1)

 

MizzRay

Con

Some people think dodge ball is a real sport vote and share your opinion.
MrJosh

Pro

I would like to thank CON for instigating this debate. I will be taking the PRO position, that Dodgeball is a sport. Let’s get going!

Main Argument

A sport is an activity that involves physical exertion, as well as competition between teams or individuals [1][2]. Dodgeball is a game where players try to hit opponents with balls, which eliminates them from the game [3][4]. Therefore it can be written:

P1: Sport = physical exertion + competition
P2: Dodgeball = game (competition) + throwing balls and dodging (physical exertions)
C: Therefore, Dodgeball is a sport

Side Note

There are also numerous organizations that exist for the purpose of regulating the sport of Dodgeball [5][6][7]. It is also regulated as a college sport by the National Collegiate Dodgeball Association [8].

Conclusion

I have demonstrated that Dodgeball is indeed a sport. I look forward to CON’s next round.

Sources:

[1] http://www.merriam-webster.com...
[2] http://www.oxforddictionaries.com...
[3] http://www.merriam-webster.com...
[4] http://www.oxforddictionaries.com...
[5] http://www.thendl.com...
[6] http://worlddodgeball.org...
[7] http://www2.gvsu.edu...
[8] http://ncdadodgeball.com...

Debate Round No. 1
MizzRay

Con

MizzRay forfeited this round.
MrJosh

Pro

My opponant has failed to support the CON position, while I have demonstrated the PRO position. I thank CON for the opportunity to participate in this debate.
Debate Round No. 2
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Posted by emonimqwk 3 months ago
emonimqwk
Mr.Josh you're TRASH!!!!!
Posted by logicinlife 2 years ago
logicinlife
if you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball
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Vote Placed by ResponsiblyIrresponsible 2 years ago
ResponsiblyIrresponsible
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Reasons for voting decision: CON forfeited without providing any arguments or sources, so conduct, sources, and arguments to PRO.