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Stream the NCFCA Online Intensive. August 3-7!

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AUGUST 3-7

NCFCA Online Intensive

A 1-week event that challenges beginning and advanced students to sharpen their speech and debate skills

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Rigorous Training

Dynamic Coaching

Interactive Learning

NCFCA Online Intensive

Every student wants to think and speak well, but...

  • COVID has limited in-person opportunities
  • Improving skills requires interactive coaching
  • Quality training comes with a hefty price tag

The NCFCA Online Intensive offers quality speech and debate training at a price you can afford. Beginning and advanced students will master new skills on their way to becoming confident and gracious communicators.

Your NCFCA Online Intensive Registration Includes:

  • Live sessions with dynamic NCFCA leaders and alumni
  • Virtual coaching after every session
  • Challenging group activities for beginning and advanced students
  • Practical digital worksheets
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Who should attend the NCFCA Online Intensive?

Students ages 12-18 years who...

  • compete in speech and debate
  • want to ace applications and interviews
  • need an intellectual challenge
  • love to ask questions and debate ideas
  • fear public speaking or debate
  • struggle to communicate ideas

Schedule

Build your own NCFCA Online Intensive experience.

Attend speech on Monday-Tuesday. Choose to attend either policy debate or value debate on Wednesday-Friday.

SPEECH

During this two-day speech track, students will be empowered and equipped to prepare and deliver compelling platform and interpretations speeches with confidence.

  • Monday-Tuesday
  • 4 teaching sessions and 4 activity sessions daily (10am to 4pm CT)
  • Skills Developed:
  • Advanced Speech Writing
  • Effective Storytelling
  • Logic & Persuasion
  • Physical Presentation
  • Vocal Delivery
  • Plotline Design
  • Scene Development
  • Convincing Characterizations

POLICY DEBATE

During this three-day policy debate track, students will be challenged and equipped to sharpen their critical thinking skills as they tackle foreign policy and the structure of policy debate.

  • Wednesday-Friday
  • 4 teaching sessions and 4 activity sessions daily (10am to 4pm CT)
  • Skills Developed:
  • Logic & Persuasion
  • Argumentation
  • Research & Evidence 
  • Resolution Background
  • Affirmative Case Writing
  • Negative Brief Writing
  • Refutation & Cross-Examination
  • Adv. Negative Strategies

2021 NCFCA Policy Resolution

Resolved: The European Union should substantially reform its immigration policy.

VALUE DEBATE

During this three-day value debate track, students will be challenged and equipped to sharpen their critical thinking skills as they tackle philosophy and the structure of value debate.

  • Wednesday-Friday
  • 4 teaching sessions and 4 activity sessions daily (10am to 4pm CT)
  • Skills Developed:
  • Logic & Persuasion
  • Argumentation
  • Research & Evidence
  • Resolutions
  •  Affirmative Case Writing 
  • Negative Case Writing
  • Refutation & Cross-Examination
  • Adv. Negative Strategy

2021 NCFCA Value Resolution:

Resolved: In democratic elections, the public's right to know ought to be valued above a candidate's right to privacy.

What's my investment?

SPEECH TRACK

2 Days, $50

POLICY DEBATE

3 Days, $100

VALUE DEBATE

3 Days, $100

RECORDING BUNDLE

(Speech, TP & LD) $100

LIMITED TIME OFFER: Register by May 31st for the early bird bundle. 

You’ll receive the speech track, the debate track of your choice, and the FULL Intensive recording bundle for just $125.

About Your Host

NCFCA is the leading Christian speech and debate league. We train Christian students to communicate truth with wisdom and grace.

“To me, the NCFCA is one of the most important organizations on the planet. When I attend an NCFCA event and experience the excellence of the teenage competitors as well as the superb work being done behind the scenes by parents and volunteers, my hope for the future is restored.” (Andrew Pudewa, Founder of Institute for Excellence in Writing)

Instructors

Each Intensive team is comprised of NCFCA leaders and alumni.

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THE SPEECH TEAM

The Speech Team is led by NCFCA alumnus and national speech champion, Zachary Rosa.

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THE DEBATE TEAMS

The Value and Policy Debate Teams are led by NCFCA Founder and Board Chair, Christy Shipe.

What people said about our online training last year:

"I loved it! Maybe the best thing I've been part of in the league."

"Excellent event!!! I look forward to reviewing many (sessions) again once they are available!"

"Excellent background information for getting familiar with this year's policy debate topic. Also, I came away from each speech sessions I watched with invaluable tidbits that I can use to help my own children when crafting their speeches."

What makes the NCFCA Online Intensive unique?

  • You will learn AND have fun! This is not another boring Zoom meeting. Our live sessions are interactive!
  • You will receive instant feedback from your coaches in virtual breakout rooms.
  • You will leave with a step-by-step plan you can implement to prepare and present a GREAT speech for any occasion.

Sharpen your speech and debate skills

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