20 Oct 2019

We list debate tournaments and events aimed at middle or high school students, especially major ones or those open to teams from other countries.  Know of a tournament we should list here?  Please email us at [email protected]

The Donald Dewar Memorial Debate Tournament 2019-2020

Edinburgh, Scotland Edinburgh

This year, our annual schools debating tournament will see 64 teams from across Scotland enter the first round, with just one team crowned the winner at the grand final. Established in […]

World Speech Day 2020

On 16th March 2020 World Speech Day will be celebrated through live speaking events, in over 100 countries across the globe.

Prague Debate Spring International Tournament 2020

Nad Aleji School, Prague Prague

The tournament will entail 6 preliminary and 4-5 elimination rounds, 2 prepared motions, spectacular socials including a sightseeing cruise through the magical historical city centre, and great local as well […]

World Individual Debating and Public Speaking Championships 2020

LearningLeaders, China Shanghai

The WIDPSC is an annual international English language debating and public speaking tournament for individual high school-level students representing different countries. The Championship is represented by a diverse mix of […]

Heart of Europe 2020 International Debating Tournament

Czech Debate Society Tomkova 314/45 779 00, Olomouc

This is the 17th edition of the Heart of Europe International Debating Tournament, taking place in Olomouc, Czech Republic. Olomouc is a town on UNESCO's World Heritage List, which has […]


Vancouver World Schools Debating Championships 2020

West Point Grey Academy 4125 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver

A World Schools tournament hosted in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. Stage 1 of registration closes Friday, January 31st. The stage 2 of registration will be open from the 2nd to […]