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 Post subject: College Debate Leagues?
PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 2:28 am 
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I originally posted in the College Discussion but since it doesn't show up on most people's general threads I moved it here. A mod can move it back if he/she choses.

So I'm moving on to College at the University of South Carolina this fall and am trying to find out what kind of opportunities I might have if I wanted to debate (I'm not sure that I want to yet). USC doesn't have an established debate program anymore (so nothing like PHC or other colleges). I'd assume there are some National Leagues that I could still participate in though. Any college debaters or alumni on here who could give me some hints? I'd love to try my hand at Parli, and a Policy league would interest me. I've seen there is a National Forensic Association and the NFL, but I'm having trouble figuring out how those actually work.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 11:47 pm 
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All I know is based on Liberty's program. They compete in CEDA, ADA, and NDT. That is team policy debate, but it is nothing like NCFCA/Stoa. It's speed debate, rather than the conversational style. Lots of theory, mostly judged by people who are familiar with debate.

It wasn't my thing and I never participated, but I know people who did. I don't think you could compete in those leagues without a school program. Hopefully someone else will know about other options.

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I'd recommend NFA or NPDA.

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