Family Affiliation for 2024-2025 Season

Competitors affiliate with the league by family on an annual basis.  A family affiliation includes affiliation for the parents and students under the age of 19.

ASDA offers a $25 discount for early affiliation through September 15, 2024.

When you affiliate with ASDA, parents and all eligible students in the family will receive:

  • Access to compete at in-person and online tournaments throughout the competitive season.
  • Support in locating or starting a club.
*Scholarships are available if needed. Please inquire at


Eligibility Requirements

For a competitor to be eligible for to compete in a qualifying tournament during the 2024-2025 season, the competitor must meet all of the applicable criteria listed below:

  • Affliate with American Speech and Debate Association
  • Read and abide by the ASDA handbook
  • Be no younger than 12 years old on January 1, 2025
  • Be no older than 18 years old on September 1, 2025
  • Not have earned a high school diploma
Note:  ASDA does offer junior speech tournaments at some tournaments for ages 8-11.  Please see the Junior Speech Tournaments page for more information.