College Programs & Summer Institutes

The University of Texas National Institute in Forensics is one of the nation's largest summer workshops for high-school debate and speech students. The University of Texas debate program is a highly competitive program competing at the National Debate Tournament and Cross-Examination Debate Association tournaments.

Bradley University’s Speech Team, the reigning undisputed 2013 National Champion, is the most successful forensics program in the country!  Since 1980, Bradley has won more than 41 national championships and 153 individual national championships – a record of success unmatched by any other forensic or academic program in history.

The Emerson Forensics Team is a nationally competitive speech and debate team. We represent Emerson College and complete in roughly 12 speaking events. We have competed around the country in New York, Missouri, Georgia, Tennessee and Ohio.

Since 1918, the Wayne State forensics program has produced hundreds of champions in both debate and speech. The National Delta Sigma Rho-Tau Kappa Alpha Championship has been won 8 times by our students, in addition to many other high-level honors.