Join ASDA today!

ASDA has opened affiliation for the 2024-2025 season.  Join us today to receive an early affiliation discount!

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American Speech and Debate Association offers competitive speech and debate tournaments for youth ages 12-18 years old.  Our goal is to teach the rising generation to speak eloquently and respectfully as well as to be an attentive and considerate listener.

ASDA offers tournaments for students from varied educational environments – homeschool, private school, or public school.

Competitive Events

For the 2023-2024 season, American Speech and Debate Association will offer 3 speech categories and 2 debate categories.


American Speech and Debate Association offers the following speech categories:

  • Limited Preparation Speeches
  • Platform Speeches
  • Interpretation Speeches


ASDA offers the following debate categories:

  • Team Policy Debate
  • Lincoln-Douglas Debate


Join a Speech and Debate Club Near You

ASDA has a variety of speech and debate clubs.  Some are run by parent volunteers while other groups are offered as classes in a school or homeschool co-op. 

We currently have clubs located in Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Texas, and Wisconsin and we are currently looking for club leaders in other locations! If there isn’t a club near you yet, we can connect you with online speech and debate clubs.

We are ready to help your reach your speech and debate goals!

Join this incredible community today!



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Wisconsin Qualifier



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Lewisville, Texas Qualifier

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