Speaking Boldly. Changing the World for Christ.
For from Him and through Him and to Him are all things. To Him be the glory forever. Amen.
Romans 11:36 (NASB®)
Stoa is a national High School and Junior High Speech and Debate organization serving the needs of privately educated, Christian Homeschooling families. Stoa exists to train Christian homeschooled youth in speech and debate to better communicate a Biblical world view. Stoa offers a National Invitational Tournament of Champions, inviting students from across the United States to perform, speak and debate. Some of the most exciting developments in Christian homeschool forensics are unfolding in Stoa.
The welcome banners at NITOC 2015.
National Invitational Tournament of Champions
The grand finale for Christian homeschool speakers and debaters!
Invitations are extended to students whose verified tournament results are posted on the National Christian Homeschool Speech and Debate Rankings website. These invitations are extended regardless of league affiliation, making the Stoa NITOC a true, league-independent, National Championship!
NITOC 2015 was again one of the largest Christian homeschool speech and debate tournaments in history. Approximately 5000 speeches were presented during the course of the tournament! Over 330 debate teams competed 1500 debates in Lincoln Douglas, Team Policy and Parliamentary Debate! Stoa set a World Record during the tournament and is now in the Guinness Book of World Records. God was magnified and glorified in all aspects of NITOC 2015.
NITOC 2016 is being held on the beautiful campus of Drury University in Springfield Missouri from May 21-28, 2016.
The National Christian Homeschool Speech and Debate Rankings Website
The most popular website of kind in the history of Christian homeschool speech and debate. Speechranks is a gift from Stoa to the Christian homeschool forensics community. The website hosts events from all five Christian homeschool speech and debate organizations/leagues in the country. The site has been created to fairly compare and rank students from around the nation.
Now in its sixth season, SpeechRanks has tallied results from 850 tournaments, thousands of students, and has more than 4.3 million pageviews!
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