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Debate Meetings & News

Texas State Speech & Debate Meeting Information

Meets Tuesdays at 5 PM in CENT 318.

  • Is arguing a favorite pastime for you?

  • Do you know you were born to perform?

  • Would you like a chance to travel all over the world?

Check out The LBJ Debate Society and The Elton Abernathy Forensics Society.

For more information about the debate and speech teams at Texas State, contact Wayne Kraemer at wk02@txstate.edu.


Speech & Debate News

LBJ DEBATE SOCIETY DEBATES UNT ON ABOLITION OF ELECTORAL COLLEGE

LBJ Society Debates UNT

October 30, 2020

The LBJ Debate Society of Texas State University and the University of North Texas (UNT) Debate Team squared off Monday night in a public debate sponsored by the LBJ Museum of San Marcos and Texas State on the topic of abolishing the Electoral College. Read more about the event.


LBJ DEBATE SOCIETY WELCOMES BRITISH DEBATE TEAM

Tuesday, Oct. 26

The British National Debate Team debated the LBJ Debate Society at Texas State. The debate was about sustainable development which is the University common theme this year.

The two debaters from the UK were 2008 World Debating Champion Lewis Iwu and Mary Nugent who has also won numerous debating championships.


SPEECH & DEBATE IMAGE GALLERIES

LBJ Debate Society Public Debate

The Hill Country Swing Debate Tournament 2010


Helpful Links

The National Debate Tournament Homepage:
www.speechanddebate.org/nationals/
The American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament:
www.mnsu.edu/spcomm/niet/niet.html
The International Debate Education Association:
cas.bethel.edu/dept/comm/npda
The National Association of Urban Debate Leagues:
www.urbandebate.org