The National Debate Coaches Association


2018 NDCA Coach Development Conference

Join us for the 3rd annual NDCA Coach development conference in Chicago, May 19-20, 2018. 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


2018 NDCA National Championship

Date: April 14-16, 2018

Location: Marist School in Atlanta, Georgia

2017 NDCA National Championship

Thank you to all of the students and coaches who attended the 2017 NDCA National Championship!

A special thank you to the hosts of the 2017 National Championship, the Weber State Debate team, for once again putting on a great tournament, and providing excellent hospitality. 

The NDCA would like to congratulate the 2017 coaching award recipients.   

Educator of the Year: Joshua Clark, Montgomery Bell Academy

Rising Star: Tyler Thur, Gleenbrook South

Tournament Host of the Year: Shane Stafford, Blake

Service Award: Omar Guevara, Weber State


2017 Results & Student Award Winners

Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Dukes & Bailey Cup: Harvard-Westlake, Evan Engel

Champion: Greenhill, Shruthi Krishnan

Top Speaker: Greenhill, Shruthi Krishnan

Policy Debate

Baker Award: Montgomery Bell Academy, Kaplan & Rosenthal

Champion: Westminster, Hall & Brannen

Top Speaker: Peninsula, Raam Tambe

Public Forum Debate

Season Award: Blake, Grossman & Yu

Champion: Blake, Lopez & Motolinia

Top Speaker: Lexington, Peter Lawrence

World Schools Debate

Champion: Blake, Mirza & Barra & Bhavsar & Shekhar

Top Speaker: Blake, Anika Mizra

Full results can be found HERE