THE NEW YORK CITY DEBATE CLUB

The New York City Debate Club meet on Saturdays at our Office during the Fall and Spring Semesters for drop in debate practices for 6th – 12th grade students.  Our students have won local, city, regional and national tournaments. Our instructors are among the top debaters and coaches in the city.  Click below to sign up now! 

NYC Debate Club Spring 2017 Calendar

February 4th

February 11th

February 18th

February 25th

March 4th

March 11th – No Debate Club. City Championships Tournament!

March 18th

March 25th

April 1st

April 8th

April 15th

April 22nd – No Debate Club. State Championships Tournament! 

April 29th

May 6th

May 13th – No Debate Club. Tournament Day!

May 20th

May 27th – No Debate Club. Memorial Day Weekend!

June 3rd 

June 10th – No Debate Club. End of Year Awards Ceremony and Pot Luck! 

June 17th

June 24th – Debate Club Tournament!  

 

New York City Debate Club Opportunities

The NYC Debate Club meets nearly every Saturday during the Fall and Spring Semesters for practices and debate tournaments.  The Debate Club is open to all grade levels – elementary school, middle school, and high school. Our students have won local, city, regional and national tournaments. Our instructors are among the top debaters and coaches in the city.  The Debate Club is free for schools that are members of the New York City Urban Debate League.  If your school is not a member, please contact us!  And if your school does not have a debate team, you can still register! 

PRACTICES!

The NYC Debate Club meets weekly for debate practices. Our instructors include some of the top debate coaches, college debaters and high school debaters in the city and country.  

TOURNAMENTS!

NYC Debate Club students have the opportunity to compete in our tournaments each month. We also encourage our advanced students to judge at tournaments for beginners.  

TRAVEL!

NYC Debate Club students also have the opportunity to travel and compete outside of New York City and New York State including competing at national championship tournaments.  

PUBLIC SPEAKING!

DEBATE!

ACADEMICS!

SPECIAL EVENTS!

COLLEGE AND CAREER OPPORTUNITIES!

HIGH SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES!

Academic Benefits of Debate!

  • Public Speaking Skills 100%
  • Argumentation Skills 100%
  • Critical Thinking Skills 100%
  • Research Skills 100%
  • Questioning Skills 100%
  • Current Event Skills 100%
  • College Prep Skills 100%
  • Career Prep Skills 100%
  • Leadership Skills 100%