2022 Great American Think-Off
29th Annual Great American Think-Off Debate June 11, 2022
Join us in New York Mills for the 29th Annual Great American Think-Off Debate on Saturday, June 11, 2022!
The 29th annual Great American Think-Off debate will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at the New York Mills School Auditorium.
The 2022 question will be announced on January 1st.
The Think-Off is an exhibition of civil disagreement between powerful ideas that connect to your life at the gut level. The Cultural Center, located in the rural farming and manufacturing town of New York Mills, sponsors this annual philosophy contest.
People of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to submit an essay of no more than 750 words for a chance to win one of four $500 cash prizes and participate in the live debate to ultimately answer the question, determined by audience vote.
The deadline to submit essays is April 1. The four finalists will be chosen by May 1, and will travel to New York Mills, MN to debate the topic before a live audience on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at the New York Mills Public School Auditorium.
Immediately following the debate, all are invited to a reception at the Cultural Center for a chance to continue the discussion with the finalists and other attendees.
COVID safety guidelines will be observed for all events. Please stay home if ill. Full refunds provided if unable to attend due to illness. Call with questions 218-385-3339.
For more information and to submit your essay online, visit kulcher.org/think-off/submit-your-essay/
Adult tickets $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Students tickets $5.