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. 2020-2021 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.

2020-2021 Debate Schedule

September 19

GFCA Practice Tourney 2

September 25-26

2020 WIldcat Classic

September 25-26

Marist Ivy Street Invitational

October 9-10

Sandra W. Silvers Invitational

October 16-17

The Gladiator Debate

October 23-24

Warner Robins High School Spooky Speech and Demon Debate

October 23-24

Cherokee Challenge

November 6-7

Sequoyah's Autumn Argument

November 7-9

Michigan High School Tournament>

November 13-14

Peach State Classic Carrollton

November 13-15

Wake Forest

January 8-9

Red Devil Rhetoric

January 15-16

Alpharetta Treasure Hunt

January 29-31

Barkley Forum – Emory*

February 19-21

University of Georgia

March 19-21

First and Second Year Nationals



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