General Definition: The last two speeches in a Worlds debate. Reply speeches are four minutes in length. In these speeches, POIs are not allowed. Reply speeches should reorganize the debate and make it easier for the judge to make a decision.
- Public Forum: Not used in PF, where “Final Focus” is used for the last speech instead.
- World Schools Debate: see general definition.
- British Parliamentary: Not used in BP, where “Whip” is used for the last speech instead.
- Canadian National Debate Format: Not used in CNDF, where “Summary” is used for the last speech instead.