Since 2002, we have provided high quality and carefully planned debate opportunities to more than 5,500 students in the DC Metro region. From Sterling, VA to Waldorf, MD. Our debate programming has impacted more than 50 schools and counting.
ALL TOURNAMENTS FOR THE 2022-2023 School year are ONLINE
ALL TOURNAMENT FEES FOR ONLINE TOURNAMENTS ARE NOW
$25 PER STUDENT
Late Drops $10
School membership $350 for the entire year and $20 per student after for all tournaments or $25/tournament with no membership.
If your school or team is unable to afford the cost of the tournament, please email or call to find out more.
Students can form their own micro teams of at least 2 students per division and you can create your own names for your team, but if you have a coach, be sure to let them know you are forming an Independent team. Teams are all subject to $350 Membership.
Full Membership Here $350
Students can form their own micro teams of at least 2 students per division and you can create your own names for your team, but if you have a coach, be sure to let them know you are forming an Independent team. Teams are all subject to $20 per tournament Membership and $25 per student.
The goal of the DC Urban Debate League is to provide speech and debate opportunities to all students in the DC Metro Area regardless of socio-economic, or racial background. To do this, we need your help.
What sets us apart from other Urban Debate Leagues?
We are offering Public Forum Debate and hold tournaments while providing coaching to students in the area
Donors like you keep participation in all of our tournaments at a low cost, buys food and trophies for our students, allows them to travel to Florida, California, Alabama, New York, YALE, UPENN, Duke, HARVARD, and supports the Summer Debate Institute.
Our debaters experience speech and debate in order to break barriers and exceed expectations to enter competitive colleges and 4-year Universities.
DCUDL implements a travel team that provides students from schools without formal debate programs the opportunity to attend tournaments on the national debate circuit. But now everything is online, so we are raising the bar by competing in more tournaments than ever!