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Climb the Mountain

Speech & Debate Foundation


Climb the Mountain provides support for coaches, students, and judges to build a bigger and even better speech and debate community.

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Speech and Debate Organizations: Climb the Mountain


        International Debate Education Association (IDEA)

        National Catholic Forensic League (NCFL)

        National Christian Forensics and Communications Association (homeschooling speech and debate organization) 

        National Debate Coaches Association (NDCA)

        National Speech and Debate Association (National Forensic League)

        Tournament of Champions

        National Association of Urban Debate Leagues (UDL)

        Speech, Debate, and Theatre Association (NFHS SDTA)

        Texas UIL (University Interscholastic League)

        Wisconsin Forensic Coaches Association

        Wisconsin High School Forensic Association



        American Communication Association (ACA)

        American Forensic Association (AFA)

        American Parliamentary Debate Association

        Council of Forensic Organization (COFO)

        Cross-Examination Debate Association (CEDA)

        English Speaking Union Centre for International Debate and Communication Training (ESU)

        National Communication Association (NCA), Argumentation and Forensics Division

        National Debate Tournament (NDT)

        National Forensic Association (NFA)

        National Parliamentary Debate Association (NPDA)

        National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence

        Phi Rho Pi Organization


AFA List of College Debate Organizations (AFA, NDT, NFL, etc.)


These links worked as of January 12, 2015. Corrections or additions? Email Jim Hanson at





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