The National Debate Coaches Association


2019 NDCA Coach Development Conference

Join us for the Fourth Annual NDCA Coach Development Conference will be held at Science Park High School in Newark, NJ on May 17-19, 2019. The conference is free to attend, and will feature presentations and panel discussions on a wide ranging of issues facing coaches across all debate events. 

More information, and registration instructions can be found HERE

Thank you to the Great Communicator Debate Series for sponsoring our event!



2020 NDCA National Championship

Date: April 4-6

Location: University of Indiana

2019 NDCA National Championship

Thank you to all of the students and coaches who attended the 2019 NDCA National Championship!

A special thank you to the hosts of the 2019 National Championship, Glenbrook South High School, for putting on a great tournament, and providing excellent hospitality. 

The NDCA would like to congratulate the 2019 coaching award recipients.   

Educator of the Year

Rising Star: Alyssa Corrigan, Glenbrook North & Shree Awsare, North Broward Prep

Tournament Host of the Year: The Meadows School

Service Award: 


2019 Results & Student Award Winners

Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Dukes & Bailey Cup: Anna Meyers, Greenhill School

Champion: Closed-out by Harvard-Westlake, Vishan Chaudhary and Jaya Nayar

Top Speaker: 

Policy Debate

Baker Award: Montgomery Bell Academy, Barton & Habermann

Champion: Montgomery Bell Academy, Barton & Habermann

Top Speaker: North Broward Prep, Giorgio Rabbini

Public Forum Debate

Season Award: Poly Prep Country Day, Fernandez & Kaye

Champion: Blake GL, Gill & Johnson

Top Speaker: Cranbrook, Aashray Khanna

Full results can be found HERE