Debate

The Calhoun Debate Team competes locally, state-wide, and nationally in many debate tournaments  year-round, ranging from Policy, Public Forum, Lincoln-Douglas, and Congress debate formats. Members of the Calhoun Debate Team are eligible to receive NSDA (National Speech and Debate Association) points which can earn a member special recognition through accumulation of points from competing in debate tournaments. 

Calhoun City Schools have an outstanding tradition of excellence in interscholastic speech and debate. Calhoun is a charter member of national forensic associations, including the National Speech and Debate Association, the Georgia Forensics Coaches Association, and the Barkley Forum Society. Calhoun debate alumni have an unparalleled record of national and local success. 2021-2022 Schedule

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Calhoun debate currently offers Policy, Public Forum, Lincoln Douglas, and Big Question debate. Tournaments are based on availability and interest of coach and students.  For more information, e-mail Ms. De Guire.


2021-2022 Debate Schedule

Note: This is always a tentative list, and we will change and add/drop tournaments due to conflicts.

Date

School

Type

Events

9/11-13

Peach Fuzz - Novices/Rookies

Virtual

All

9/17-18

Northview/Clash of Titans

Virtual

All

9/24-25

Marist Ivy Street Invitational 

Virtual

Debates

10/1-2

Sandra W. Silvers Invitational - Calhoun

TBD

Debates

10/4-10/8   FALL BREAK

10/15-16

The Gladiator Debate (Speech Events) Johns Creek

In Person

All

10/22-23

Sequoyah's Autumn Argument

Virtual

All

11/5-6

North Hall Autumn Argument

Virtual

All

11/12-13

Peach State Classic Carrollton

TBD

All

11/20-21

Westminster 

Virtual

CX

10/22-26 Thanksgiving Break

12/3-4

Grady

TBD

All

12/11

Rockdale

Virtual

All

1/8

Red Devil Rhetoric

TBD

All

1/8-9

Samford

Virtual

All

1/15

Alpharetta Treasure Hunt

TBD

All

1/22-23

La Follette Johns Creek

In Person

All

1/28-30

Barkley Forum – Emory

TBD

All

2/4-5

1st/2nd Year Nationals

TBD

CX, LD, PF

2/25-26

University of Georgia 

TBD

CX only

3/4-5

Varsity GFCA

TBD

 

3/18-19

1st and 2nd year Nationals at Woodward

TBD

 
 

NSDA Mountain

TBD

 
 

Varsity State

TBD