American Debate Association National Championship

Ages:Undergraduate

Type:Tournament

Category:Speech & Debate

Scope:National

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

The American Debate Association runs a National Debate Championship for collegiate level students. It's mission of increasing participation, maintaining a balance between education and competition, and ensuring an equitable and fair activity for all programs, regardless of their size or experience is facilitated by the ADA’s rules and is premised on the following assumptions:

1. Debate is a controlled discussion which analyzes the substantive issues raised by a particular policy proposition.
2. Debate is a persuasive, oral communication activity in which debaters assume the obligation to communicate reasons for positions taken in a manner that is coherent, intelligible, and consistent with the limitations on human speech and listening.
3. Debate tournaments will be run efficiently, honestly, and in a manner which promotes the educational values of debating for all participants.
4. Coaches and judges are educators whose job it is to effectively prepare students to debate, to objectively and fairy evaluate rounds of competition to which they are assigned, and to behave in an ethical and professional fashion.
5. Debate is an educational activity to be engaged in by undergraduates who are officially enrolled full-time students in good academic standing at the colleges and universities they represent in competition.

Participate in a national level debate championship tournament

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Website: https://americandebateassociation.com/

Managing Organization: American Debate Association

Contact:
Jackie Poapst
japoapst@gmail.com

Entry Fee:

Eligibility:
College and University level students

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The American Debate Association runs a National Debate Championship for collegiate level students. It's mission of increasing participation, maintaining a balance between education and competition, and ensuring an equitable and fair activity for all programs, regardless of their size or experience is facilitated by the ADA’s rules and is premised on the following assumptions:

1. Debate is a controlled discussion which analyzes the substantive issues raised by a particular policy proposition.
2. Debate is a persuasive, oral communication activity in which debaters assume the obligation to communicate reasons for positions taken in a manner that is coherent, intelligible, and consistent with the limitations on human speech and listening.
3. Debate tournaments will be run efficiently, honestly, and in a manner which promotes the educational values of debating for all participants.
4. Coaches and judges are educators whose job it is to effectively prepare students to debate, to objectively and fairy evaluate rounds of competition to which they are assigned, and to behave in an ethical and professional fashion.
5. Debate is an educational activity to be engaged in by undergraduates who are officially enrolled full-time students in good academic standing at the colleges and universities they represent in competition.

Process

Participate in a national level debate championship tournament

Criteria

See competition website

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: https://americandebateassociation.com/

Managing Organization: American Debate Association

Contact:
Jackie Poapst
japoapst@gmail.com

Entry Fee:

Eligibility:
College and University level students

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.