Try out a sport for your brain. You can get a taste of the challenge and reward of building a case for or against an idea. If you have ever disagreed with a friend over the virtues of a song or movie, you have already experienced debate.
High School Program
Our high school debate program offers the chance for you to prove that you know your stuff, inside and out. Not used to convincing others of your views on an issue? We have strategies that can make it happen.
Summer Debate Camp
Join the crew at Marquette University each summer for a jam-packed experience of debate fundamentals and research. You will learn the ropes of digging into a topic and presenting your view to others.
Our league hosts tournaments each year where you’ll hang out with the best debaters around and gain your own confidence competing against them. Then one day you’ll realize that you ARE one of them.
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Find your comprehensive set of documents and resources here. Don’t be alarmed if you feel your brain stretch.