Competitive Speech & Debate Program

Meet your challenge. Grow in grace. Communicate with Confidence” Mission statement from the National Christian Forensics Communication Association (NCFCA)

These classes are designed to prepare students for competition in the NCFCA Speech and Debate League. Middle School students will gain an into to speech, High School students will be ready to compete with the NCFCA (not required.) Participation in the end-of-year in-house GCA Speech and Debate Tournament is required.

HS Speech- Monday 2nd Period

Intro to Speech (8th grade) – 2nd Semester, 2nd Period

HS Debate- Tuesday/Thursday 2nd Period


PARTICIPATION COST: Speech/ Debate class and coaching is included in your tuition. No additional fee.

COMPETITION COST: High School students who plan to compete with the NCFCA should plan to participate in 2-4 tournaments throughout the spring. Registration, travel, meals, and housing are the responsibility of each family and will run about $350 per tournament. One parent or chaperone is also required to attend and participate in each tournament. GCA may be able to supply a chaperone for a fee for tournaments where we have a group attending.