The National Speech & Debate Tournament is the largest academic competition in the world. To attend, students must place among the top competitors at one of 110 district tournaments. Qualifiers to the National Tournament will compete for college scholarships in one of 10 main events—Policy Debate, Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Public Forum Debate, Congressional Debate-House, Congressional Debate-Senate, Original Oratory, United States Extemporaneous Speaking, International Extemporaneous Speaking, Humorous Interpretation, Dramatic Interpretation, and Duo Interpretation—as well as seven consolation and supplemental events.
The 2015 National Tournament will be in Dallas, Texas June 14th - 19th.
The 2015 Middle School National Tournament will be June 16th - 19th.
Watch highlights from the 2014 National Tournament below!
View details of the 2014 National Tournament here!