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Spread the Word About Your Team's Successes
Generating local press attention for your team is a great way to build awareness, be recognized by your administration, and position your team for business sponsorships. Use our press release template to contact local media outlets after tournaments or when team members earn recognition.
Explore the 2021-2022 Membership Database
Curious about the state of speech and debate? Check out data about event participation, demographics, and more. All available information is included in the database.
Discover the Making of a Final Round Duo
Coaches and students can go behind the curtain of the process for putting together a final round Duo from start to finish. Through script notation, early practice videos, and narration, 2019 Duo finalists Ethan Gambriel and Tyler Simpson share the story behind the cutting, blocking, practicing, and performing of their piece, A Tiny Miracle With a Fiberoptic Unicorn. Access the full material in the FREE NSDA Learn course.
Link Your Students to Your School on Tabroom.com
Synching your NSDA roster with Tabroom.com enables autoposting, which allows you to approve automatically calculated points as opposed to calculating them by hand. Follow these steps to connect your roster.
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month
Join us in honoring and celebrating our Native American students, coaches, alumni, and supporters this November! Commemorate the month in your school and/or communities with our special poster series and literature collection featuring works by and about Native Americans and Indigenous Peoples.
Register for Your Remaining 2022 Springboard Series Events
Free Online After-School Practices This Month
- Thursday, November 10
- Tuesday, November 15
- Thursday, November 17
- Tuesday, November 22
Free Online Full-Day Capstone Tournament Next Month
- Saturday, December 3. Live and asynchronous events!
Track Your Progress: Inclusive Tournament Checklist
We strive to ensure that you are equipped with the knowledge and tools you need to make your tournaments safe, welcoming, and inclusive for all. Use this checklist as a starting point to measure your tournament's inclusion efforts or plan for the future! For more like this, visit our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion page.
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