"Speech and debate has taught me more life skills than any other class. The ability to communicate and influence people is by far the most effective tool anybody can ever use in their life."
– Victor Monson
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2014 National Tournament competitors recite the National Speech & Debate Association Code of honor.
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Keynote Address by Richard B. Sodikow.
The National Forensic League Executive Director, J. Scott Wunn, introduces the Showcase video series.
Adam Jacobi presents the history of our organization at the Ripon Historical Society.
Featuring: Adam Jacobi
Jan Heiteen, Hall of Fame Coach of Downers Grove South HS (IL), shares her passion for the categories of Prose and Poetry Interpretation.
Hall of Fame coach, Joe Wycoff, reveals the keys to Original Oratory.
Husband and wife team, Jim and Jessica Fedje, share their secrets to success on Humorous Interpretation.
David McKenzie, coach of Plymouth HS (IN), provides insights and experience in the event of Duo Interpretation.
Mountain View HS (AZ) coach Meg Howell-Haymaker hosts an inside look at Dramatic Interpretation.
Tara Tate, the coach of Glenbrook South HS (IL), shares her expertise on Policy Debate.