We share the latest news and resources from the speech and debate community below!
Extemp Questions » New practice questions for United States and International Extemp are now available for members! Questions cover abolishing the debt ceiling, mental health of students, President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election, and more.
World Schools Motions » Members can practice for competition with ten new World Schools Motions from the Global Debate Symposium. Sample motions include humanitarian assistance to Venezuela, the Green New Deal, and abolishing juries in all criminal trials.
Script Database » If you're looking for script ideas or want to check if your script has been used in past National Tournament outrounds, we've got you covered! Resource Package subscribers can access our script database featuring more than 1,000 works at www.speechanddebate.org/script-database.
Have you seen our poster series for Black History Month and Hispanic Heritage Month? Now you can make your own posters under our We Are Speech And Debate branding featuring current students, coaches, or alumni from your program! Check out an awesome display below featuring students at Cypress Bay High School in Florida. Then download the template and follow the instructions to start creating!
Meet Madeline Gochee, our Exemplary Student Service Award Winner
An alumni panel selected Madeline for her efforts to organize a school-wide walkout for gun reform and for her service with Mission: Citizen and the Teen Council of Planned Parenthood. Learn more about Madeline in the nominating essay from her coach. And remember, if you're service-driven like Madeline, you can earn points for your service activities throughout the year!
Are You Eligible for the Academic All American Award?
Only one percent of NSDA member students are recognized for their competitive and academic success with the Academic All American award. If we believe you may be eligible, it will be indicated on your NSDA account. Log in now to check! If you meet all the criteria, please ask your advisor to begin the free application process on your behalf.