Summer Debate Institute

June 23 - July 6, 2019

Application/Deposit Deadline June 1

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
Residents $1,500.00
Commuters with meals $1,200.00
Commuters without meals $950.00
Residents for Public Forum* $750.00
Commuters with meals for Public Forum* $600.00

*Public Forum Division - Sunday, June 23 - Saturday, June 29

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