Richmond Debate Institute is focused on fostering competitive speech and debate in the greater Richmond area. Competitive debate has been shown to be an incredible driver of student success, both academically and socially. Our peer based programs push students to articulate proper arguments, conduct quality research, and join the debate.
OUR VIRTUAL LEAGUES
Our student Discord server hosts conversations, announcements, and mock tournaments where students across ages are prepared to face off in mock debates. Join our server to stay updated with our active debate community.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
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SUNDAY MORNING PROGRAMS
Richmond Debate Institute is working alongside SPEAK RVA to host virtual Sunday morning workshops and lessons to students aged 9-13 across greater Richmond. Our 11 AM to 1 PM programs introduce students to competitive debate and virtual tournaments.
We are committed to The Richmond Region Speech and Debate Initiative (RRSDI) to develop Speech & Debate programs in all of the middle schools and high schools in the outer Richmond region.