World Schools Tournament Calendar

Locating World Schools tournaments can be an arduous task. In this article, we provide a full list of the top World Schools Tournaments internationally.

World Schools Debate is a relatively niche format, which means that finding tournaments locally and nationally is a difficult task. As such, we have compiled our own list of recommended World Schools tournaments for debaters at any level to attend. If you have any tournaments to add to this list, please contact


  • Grapevine Classic in Grapevine, Texas

  • Greenhill Fall Classic in Addison, Texas

  • Jack Howe Memorial Tournament in Long Beach, California


  • Damien Chuck Ballingall Memorial Invitational in La Verne, California

  • Semiahmoo WSDC Invitational in Surrey, BC, Canada

  • The Delores Taylor Arthur School Tournament in New Orleans, Louisiana


  • Damus Hollywood Invitational in Palo Alto, California

  • Ed Long Invitational in Dallas, Texas

  • Europen in Hamburg, Germany


  • John Edie Holiday Debates in Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Longhorn Classic at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas


  • Coppell Classic in Coppell, Texas

  • Harvard Westlake Debates in Los Angeles, California


  • Annual Stanford Invitational in Stanford, California


  • Harvard College World Schools Invitational in Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • International World Schools Debate Tournament in Ljutomer, Slovenia


  • University of Pennsylvania World Schools Tournament in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • The National Debate Coaches Association National Championship in Bloomington, Indiana


  • Bluebonnet World Schools Debate Invitational Tournament in Spring, Texas


  • National Speech and Debate Association Tournament (changing location based on the year)