PGCPS Congressional Debate Program Registration


In partnership with Prince George’s County Public Schools, the Close Up Foundation will be holding a Congressional Simulation Day for PGCPS high school students who participated in the virtual Congressional Simulation series over the course of the Spring 2023 semester. Held at the University of Maryland campus, the Congressional Simulation Day will give high school students the opportunity to engage with peers across the county on pressing current issues. Students will take on the role of members of the House of Representatives to deliberate real-world legislation, review and amend bills, offer arguments in favor and opposition to each bill, and vote ‘Yea’ or ‘Nay’ on each becoming law.

When: April 22, 2023 | 9:00am-1:30pm
Registration open from 8:00-8:50am
Where: University of Maryland, Tawes Hall. 7751 Alumni Dr, College Park, MD 20742 

Interested students must complete this program registration by April 13, 2023. Accepted students will be notified by April 14, 2023. If you have any questions, please contact us at PGcounty@closeup.org.  Here is an overview of what to expect in this registration. Please complete it alongside a parent/guardian: 
  1. Student Information
  2. School Information
  3. Parent/Guardian Information and Permission





Parent/Guardian Name
I have read and agree to the Terms and Conditions(Required)