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.
NITOC 2013 Memories
The grand finale for Christian homeschool speakers and debaters!
Invitations are extended to students whose 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 2013 was the largest Christian homeschool speech and debate tournament in history. Students from four of the six Christian homeschool organizations/leagues participated in this grand event. There were approximately 1100 speeches delivered in each preliminary round and about 4200 speeches were presented during the course of the tournament! Almost 300 debate teams competed in Lincoln Douglas, Team Policy and Parliamentary Debate! Memories from this outstanding celebration of forensics excellence are displayed above.
The National Christian Homeschool Speech and Debate Rankings Website
A national database is grabbing the attention of students and coaches nationwide: SpeechRanks.com. Speechranks is a gift from Stoa to the Christian homeschool forensics community. The website hosts the events from all six 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 fourth season, SpeechRanks has tallied results from 500 tournaments, thousands of students, and has more than
2.5 million pageviews!
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