Check out the latest resources, coaching tips, and community news below!
Read the New Issue of Rostrum
The latest issue of Rostrum magazine is now available online! This edition includes:
A preview of the 2019 NSDA National Conference
An evaluation of Public Forum Debate after 15 years
Our 2018-2019 Inclusion Commitments
A discussion of gender identity, terminology, and pronouns
Hall of Fame member Jacci Young's thoughts on legacy
Alumni, coach, and team profiles
New and Improved NSDA Store!
The NSDA Store is back online and better than ever! You can now log in to the store using your NSDA account information and track orders from your Account page!
Debate Topic Updates
Public Forum » Help us determine the two February PF resolutions for the International Conflicts topic area! You can submit specific topic wording suggestions by November 30 for consideration by the PF Wording Committee.
Policy Debate » Current member coaches and students are eligible to votefor the 2019-2020 Policy topic! Voting closes December 15.
The number of entries (students/teams competing) a school can bring to the district tournament is limited based upon the school’s overall strength. A team’s strength is determined by the number of active student degrees plus the top three active coach degrees for the team. Your school's strength is available on the School Roster tab of your NSDA account.
The 2019 NSDA NationalConference is an excellent opportunity for professional development and networking with the top coaches and educators from across the country. Don't delay! If you register before December 31, 2018, you can take advantage of our $100 early bird discount. Learn more»