-Public Speaking & Presentation
-Note-taking & Organization
-Research & Writing Skills
-Listening & Focusing
-Persuasion & Leadership Training
-Friendships & Faith Building
Debaters gain knowledge and skills in:
-Logic & Rhetoric
-History & Law
-Political Science & Economics
-Government & International Affairs
-Application of Values to Public Life
Debate forms include:
-Lincoln Douglas Values Debate (1 on 1)
-Parliamentary Debate (2 on 2)
-Team Policy Debate (2 on 2)
Speech Events Include:
-Mars Hill Impromptu
Who is eligible?
Private home schooled students ages 12-18
How long is the season?
September – May
When does the Club meet?
3 ½ hours on Friday mornings
Is it competitive?
Local, statewide and national tournaments
What is the cost?
Registration, semester and tournament fees
What league does Dikaios compete in?
Stoa Christian Home School Speech and Debate
Is membership in DCEA required?
No. DCEA families do receive priority registration