Resources

National Speech and Debate Association The National Speech and Debate Association believes communication skills are essential for empowering youth to become engaged citizens, skilled professionals, and honorable leaders in our global society. We connect, support, and inspire a diverse community of honor society members committed to fostering excellence in young people through competitive speech and debate activities.

Wyoming High School Activites Association The mission of the Wyoming High School School Activities Association, both as a service and regulatory organization, is to coordinate the efforts of the member schools toward the ultimate objectives of interscholastic activities. Unification through the WHSAA provides the means for member schools to cooperate in protecting and enhancing their interscholastic programs to more effectively serve students. The WHSAA recognizes that the academic program must have top priority in the educational process. While promoting the importance of the activities program, the Association recognizes that activities should not overshadow the emphasis placed on classroom work, but that the two should go hand-in-hand.

Suit Up, Speak Out Suit Up, Speak Out is dedicated to encouraging young people to use their voices and advocate for issues they are passionate about. The mission of this organization is to ensure that students competing in Academic activities have access to appropriate dress clothes. Through a network of generous donations, this non-profit strives to provide free business attire for all those who request it.

Tabroom The goal of Tabroom.com is to provide a free & open source tournament management system to debate and speech tournaments worldwide, for as many formats of debate as possible. The software that runs Tabroom.com is open source, and its free for anyone to use. Hosting and support are provided by the National Speech and Debate Association.

Joy of Tournaments- A comprehensive software package for managing speech tournaments including Debate, Individual Events, Congress, Rooms, Judges, Fees, Results, Sweepstakes, Tabulation, and much more.

National Federation of State High School Associations (specifically Speech, Debate and Theater Directors and Judges) Since 1920, The National Federation of State High School Associations has led the development of education-based interscholastic sports and activities that help students succeed in their lives. We set directions for the future by building awareness and support, improving the participation experience, establishing consistent standards and rules for competition, and helping those who oversee high school sports and activities.

National Debate Coaches Association Our ultimate vision is to provide opportunities for high school coaches to strengthen their abilities in order to provide stronger learning environments for their students. This vision and support come in many concrete and diverse forms: sharing best practices in coaching and teaching; fostering curriculum development; compiling coaching resources; creation of the Open Evidence Project; providing professional development opportunities, and promotion of regional debate.

Open Evidence Project This a collection of files freely shared by the summer debate camps. Anyone can download these files, free of charge. Use them to teach debate, compete, or learn about the topic.

One Clap Speech and Debate The One Clap Speech and Debate Podcast and Website is a resource for Speech and Debate coaches and competitors. One Clap features interviews with coaches and competitors about the transformative power of Speech and Debate. Lyle Wiley, Hot Springs County High School Coach, hosts the show.

Speech Wire SpeechWire Tournament Services is an easy-to-use, affordable, comprehensive web-based forensics tournament program that coaches across the United States use to register entries for, schedule, tabulate, and then post results from their debate tournaments, speech tournaments (individual events), and Congress tournaments.

Sign Up Genius Our goal is to take away the hassle of organizing groups so that your organization can impact your community. Because it doesn't take a top-secret scientist to change the world... it just takes a little organization!

CHSAA Colorado High School Activites Association (Speech and Debate)

UHSAA Utah High School Activities Association (Speech and Debate)

NSAA- Speech Nebraska Schools Activities Association (Speech)

NSAA- Debate Nebraska Schools Activities Association (Debate)

SDHAA South Dakota High School Activities Association (Speech and Debate)