Samford Debate Institute Moves Online

Due to the pandemic, the Samford debate institute has moved online.  Because of this change, the institute has slashed prices and is placing an increased emphasis on high quality online instruction.

June 20-July 1, 2022

Public Forum/BADL Institute Option 1: June 20-24   
Policy & Lincoln-Douglas Institute: June 20-July 1

Application/Deposit Deadline June 15

Samford has taken young debaters like Alex Lamballe, Tripp Rebrovick, Lee Quinn, Evan McCarty, Gabrielle Tandet, Liam Jameson, and many others and created a record of success. These debaters have won Emory, NFL nationals, Woodward nationals, and many others. In college some have gone on to win the NDT and be ranked among the top 16 best teams in the country.

At the Samford Summer Debate Institute, you learn from a national caliber staff at a reasonable price. The program emphasizes 21st century debating skills where at least 15 critiqued practice debates in two weeks are guaranteed.

Samford has a track record of success, where program graduates have been in deep elimination rounds of every major high school tournament.

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Debate Institute Cost
Category Amount
Public Forum/BADL Debate $300.00
Policy and Lincoln-Douglas Debate $600.00

Samford is committed to maintaining low prices for our attendants in these tough financial times. Limited financial aid is available. All prices include the $50 deposit.