National Opens Ridgecrest Conference Center Black Mountain, NC February 4-8, 2019 Dates for Mixers (open to all NCFCA Affiliates) coming soon. National Championship Anderson University Anderson, SC June 2-8, 2019

2018-2019 Events Announced

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 by

Debate  Team Policy (Final wording subject to change) Resolved: The USFG should substantially reform its foreign policy regarding international terrorism. Lincoln Douglas Choices (Final wording subject to change) Resolved: When in conflict, governments should value fair trade above free trade. Moot Court All National level events will feature Moot Court as a regular part of NCFCA

Debate Topics (Final wording subject to change) Team Policy Resolved: The United States should significantly reform its policies regarding higher education. Lincoln Douglas Choices Resolved: Nationalism ought to be valued above globalism. Speech Events Continuing Events: Apologetics Biblical Presentation Biographical Narrative Extemporaneous Duo Interpretation Illustrated Oratory Impromptu Open Interpretation Original Interpretation Returning Events: After Dinner Speaking

2017-2018 Potential Debate Topics Affiliate families can vote now via the link on their NCFCA dashboard, and may cast one vote for each style of debate. Voting will be available through May 31st, 2017 at midnight.

The President’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) is a forum for direct communication and recommendation between NCFCA students and the President of NCFCA. As members of the Council, students will share their voices on a variety of topics and work to create evidence-based solutions for select issues that are important to students and their regions. They

New Curriculum Discussion with IEW

Thursday, 08 December 2016 by

This blog entry by Teresa Hudson may also be found on IEW’s website. As I have been listening to the sea of words swirling around the topic of the election over the past few months, both in person and via the internet, I am reminded of the incomparable value of teaching our children to think

Debate Curriculum Helps

Thursday, 08 September 2016 by

Just released – New “Coach Guide” to Christy Shipe’s Introduction to Policy Debate!   As you may have heard, NCFCA is publishing our own speech curriculum this season called the NCFCA Comprehensive Guide to Speech, which will be available any day now. You can find out more about it by reading our earlier blog post. We are so excited about

Intro to Moot Court Webinar

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 by

Curriculum News!

Friday, 19 August 2016 by

NCFCA has been working tirelessly for the past 20 years to provide fabulous tournament opportunities through its well-developed system of competition. Over the past few seasons, it has become clear that one of the most effective ways we can come alongside families who desire to have their young students develop exceptional communication skills is to

Rules Posted!

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 by

All the Speech rules and guidelines for the 2016/2017 season have now been posted to your family’s dashboard. The rules and guidelines for our 2016-2017 Short Film and Short Story Contests have also been posted! You can go here to view the Short Story Contest Rules and here to view the Short Film Contest Rules.