NDT Mental Health Coaching Forum, October 7 @ 8 pm Eastern

NDT Mental Health Coaching Forum Announcement The NDT Board of Trustees is hosting Coaches Forum: How to Best Manage Student Mental Health. While hosted by the NDT BoT, it is open to all interested coaches, debate or not. Please join us. Thursday, October 7, 2021 @ 8 pm Eastern https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82058611900…, Meeting ID: 820 5861 1900,…

2021 National Debate and Speech Tournaments Results

The AFA sponsors two intercollegiate national championships in debate and speech. We applaud the competitors, coaches, and administrations who worked tirelessly to provide a successful season and end-of-the-year tournaments despite the many barriers posed by our remote working environment.  2021 75th National Debate Tournament hosted by Harvard University Final Results Champions: Dartmouth College Raam Tambe…

2021 Call for Participation – NCA Conference

Submission Deadline Dates:  Mon, 1/11 2021 12:00 AM – Thu, 4/1 2021 3:00 AM EDT The American Forensic Association (AFA) is now seeking submissions for the upcoming 2021 National Communication Association (NCA) convention. The convention will take place Thursday, November 18 – Sunday, November 21, 2021 in Seattle, Washington. The AFA is an association of educators…

Congratulations to our 2020 Award Winners!

One of the most important tasks of the organization is to celebrate outstanding achievement by our members. In November, the AFA Professional Development and Research Committees recognized the follow members for their outstanding accomplishments: The 2020 Delta Sigma Rho-Tau Kappa Alpha Lifetime Achieve Award winner was: Larry Schnoor, Minnesota State University, Mankato The 2020 Daniel…

Organization documents

AFA Officers and Committee Membership AFA Code of Standard for Forensics Programs and Tournaments Constitution ByLaws National Debate Tournament Charter National Speech Tournament Charter Annual Meeting Minutes and Agendas for the annual business meeting in November. AFA Newsletter Newsletters published several times during each year through email from the Executive Secretary.

2019 and 2020 National Debate Tournament and National Speech Tournament/National Individual Events Tournament Results

2020 Results Unfortunately, due to the COVID pandemic, both the National Debate Tournament and National Speech Tournament governing committees decides to cancel the 2020 tournaments. Future NDT Hosts: 2021 – Harvard University (online) 2022 – James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA) 2023 – Wake Forest University (Chantilly, VA) NST tournament news: The National Individual Events Tournament…