Coach Development Conference


Chicago, May 19-20, 2018

Mark your calendars for our Third Annual NDCA Conference will be in Chicago, IL, on May 19-20, 2018. This year's conference will focus on "Examining Pedagogical Practices in Debate." Please complete all of the following information in this Google form to volunteer as a speaker and/or to submit session suggestions by November 30, 2017

Past sessions have included: 

  • Gender in Debate
  • Race in Debate
  • Writing Effective LD Cases 
  • Public Forum Evidence Standards
  • Debate Across the Curriculum
  • Tournament Tiebreakers and Tabroom
  • Alternative Tournaments: Maximizing Student Opportunities 
  • Tournament Liability 
  • What is a novice? 

The Board will set the conference schedule in January.  Please note that entering your email address in this form permits the NDCA Board to email you regarding the 2018 conference. 

Some highlights: 

  • Conference sessions will continue to be free to attendees 
  • NDCA will host a light dinner on Saturday evening for conference attendees