American Debate Association

2021 Season

The American Debate Association (ADA) is committed to increasing participation, maintaining a balance between education and competition, and ensuring an equitable and fair activity for all programs, regardless of their size or experience, in intercollegiate policy debate.


In doing so we are excited to announce the tentative schedule of sanctioned Fall and Spring tournaments:

Fall 2021
9/18-9/20 – Northwestern University
10/2-10/4 – University of Kentucky
10/15-10/17 – University of Mary Washington
10/22-10/24 – Wayne State University
11/5-11/7 – Liberty University
11/12-11/14 – ADA Fall Championships

Spring 2022

1/8-1/10 – Hoosier Invitational
1/15-1/17 – United States Naval Academy
1/28-1/31 – University of Minnesota
2/19-2/20 – JV/Novice DVII

3/5-3/7 – ADA Nationals (Emory)