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 Forensic League and the Barkley Forum Society. Calhoun debate alumni have an unparalleled record of national and local success.

Under the direction of new coach Kelli De Guire, Calhoun debate currently offers Policy and Lincoln Douglas styles of debate. Tournaments are based on availability and interest of coach and students.  For more information, e-mail Ms. De Guire.


August 25

Carrollton – Peach Fuzz Classic

September 8-10

Kentucky *

September 15-16

Georgia State University* or North Hall

September 29-30


October 20

Wake Forest/Johns Creek

October 27-29

Warner Robbins

November 3-4

Sequoyah High School

November 9-10

Peach State Classic – Carrollton High School

November 17-18

Grady High School/Westminster*

November 30-Dec 1

Cherokee High School

January 11-13

Samford University*

January 26-27

Barkley Forum – Emory*

February 1-2

Jackson High School

February 8-9

GFCA 1st & 2nd Year – TBA

March ?????

University of GA*

March 15-17

JV/Novice Nationals at Woodward Academy

Note: This is always a tentative list, and we will change and add/drop tournaments due to sickness and conflicts. Non-TOC qualifiers are optional. Round robin invitations come out roughly 60 days before the tournaments begin. Many second semester tournaments depend on qualifying, and available funding.

* TOC Qualifiers