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2020 Spring Events

The NCFCA season looks different this year, but we're here still here to celebrate, encourage, and equip you. Stay connected with the NCFCA community you love by joining our virtual events.

Can't attend one of the online events live? No worries! Sign up to receive video replay links via email.

You voted and the results are in! 2021 Debate Resolutions will be announced this week!

Spring Events

2021 Speech Events

2020 Speech Events will remain the same for next season. 2021 Speech rules will be published by mid-May. For the 2021 season, a student may use his/her own platform or interp speech that was prepared and/or delivered during the 2020 season. The speech will need to be in compliance with 2021 rules and must qualify during the 2021 season to any higher level of competition. 

2021 Debate Resolutions  

Resolution Voting closed on 5/1.

Winning resolutions will be announced the week of 5/4.

NCFCA Book Club

Read a great book with your NCFCA friends by joining the book club!

Click here to register, receive FREE discussion questions, and join the second online session with the author on 5/7.

The book club is open to NCFCA students, parents, and coaches.

Club Leaders' Virtual Coffee  

Club leaders, watch your inbox for an invitation to these virtual events! The style of these events will include online forums and breakout groups for continued discussion. Save the dates: April 13th and 16th, May 11th and 14th, and June 8th and 11th.

Partner Scholarships

Our partners LOVE having NCFCA students attend their schools. They understand the dedication and drive required to participate in our competition and want to add you to their student body. In such an unprecedented time, these schools are going above and beyond to make the scholarships they would have given at Nationals PLUS SOME available to you.

The College Search Process

Thinking about navigating college in uncertain times? Join our webinar with UNW on May 4 at 7pm CST to receive a roadmap of the college search process, insights into ways to pay for college, and understanding of the types of higher education institutions.

Regional Championship T-shirts and NCFCA Hoodies  

Commemorate your year with a 2020 special edition Regional Championship T-shirt or Hoodie! T-shirts are unique to each region and include the list of competitors qualified to the Regional Championship on the back. Click HERE to purchase.

Explore the Policy Debate Resolutions Before Voting

Policy Debate Resolution Committee Members Melanie Corley, Marc Davis, James Russell, and Ravi Paul will discuss the Team Policy Debate Resolutions and provide an opportunity for Q&A! Watch HERE.

Explore the Value Debate Resolutions Before Voting

Value Debate Resolution Committee Members Christy Shipe, Caleb Paul, Joel Erickson, and Ravi Paul will discuss the Value Policy Debate Resolutions and provide an opportunity for Q&A! Watch HERE.

Other Opportunities

NCFCA is pleased to share events that are currently being offered by other organizations that may enhance your speech and debate experience. If you have questions, check in with individual event organizers for details.

Online Events

The Calvin Coolidge Foundation is hosting an online qualifier for their 2020 Coolidge Cup. The resolution for this online qualifier runs from April 15 - May 16. A total of $15,000 in scholarship prize money is awarded to the top finishers of the 2020 Coolidge Cup.

Learn more here.

Lasting Impact! is a resource that comes along side student, coaches, parents, and clubs to provide valuable insight into the world of Speech and Debate. Become part of the online community which includes articles, coaching, classes, clubs, camps, workshops, and so much more! Whether in person or online, we aim to help families navigate the world of speech and debate by providing opportunities to explore.

COMING SOON - New Online Tournaments! Check out all Lasting Impact! has to offer at

Fearless Apologetics with Chap Bettis. Ready to dig into Apologetics preparation for next season? Check out Chap Bettis' resources for NCFCA students, parents, and coaches.

  • Student Workbook: Break down all of the apologetics questions into 24 manageable topics.
  • Coach Guide/Course: Includes week by week lesson plans, Chap's teaching notes, and tips relevant to club coaches.
  • 24 Online Videos/Audio Lectures: Videos are constructed to parallel the Fearless Apologetics Workbook and go indepth on the content of each topic. Over 9 hours of teaching!

Click here to learn more and access Chap's Resources

Ace Peak and Ziggy Online Debate have teamed up to provide a rigorous online national tournament series, which consists of a 4-day online qualifying tournament and a 4-day online national championship tournament. There will be 6 preliminary rounds and full outrounds going all the way to finals for both TP and LD.

  • The Online Qualifier (for NCFCA Students) will be from May 13–16. Registration is now open.
  • The Online Championship (for NCFCA Students) will be from June 17–20. Registration will open May 17.

Both tournaments will use the current NCFCA resolutions to help our students give this season a proper sendoff. 

Nothing can possibly replace a week of in-person competition with the greatest competitors in the country. But we embrace the opportunity to continue competing in speech & debate during these historic times. 

Click here to learn more and register for the Ace Peak x Ziggy Online Qualifier.