The National Speech & Debate Association is the largest interscholastic speech and debate organization serving middle school, high school, and collegiate students in the United States. 


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Submit Lincoln-Douglas Debate Topic Ideas

Coaches and Students: We need your input! The LD Topic Wording Committee is seeking debate topics for the 2014-15 school year. The online submission form asks for an overarching topic area and up to four resolution suggestions, as well as justification for each suggestion and bibliography of possible citations. It is not necessary to submit ALL of these; fill in as much as you can. Submission deadline is MAY 15. Click here to submit.

Six Candidates Seek Board Election in 2014

This April, the National Speech & Debate Association will once again hold its biennial election, which will choose four directors to the national Board of Directors, elect a Board alternate, and establish an order for other alternates. Read More »

How to create a login for resource access as a student

How to create a login for resource access as a student

A step by step guide for students to create a login with our website.

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