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 girlswhodebate@gmail.com.


September

  • Grapevine Classic in Grapevine, Texas

  • Greenhill Fall Classic in Addison, Texas

  • Jack Howe Memorial Tournament in Long Beach, California

October

  • 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

November

  • Damus Hollywood Invitational in Palo Alto, California

  • Ed Long Invitational in Dallas, Texas

  • Europen in Hamburg, Germany

December

  • John Edie Holiday Debates in Minneapolis, Minnesota

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

January

  • Coppell Classic in Coppell, Texas

  • Harvard Westlake Debates in Los Angeles, California

February

  • Annual Stanford Invitational in Stanford, California

March

  • Harvard College World Schools Invitational in Cambridge, Massachusetts

  • International World Schools Debate Tournament in Ljutomer, Slovenia

April

  • University of Pennsylvania World Schools Tournament in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

May

  • Bluebonnet World Schools Debate Invitational Tournament in Spring, Texas

June

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