• Welcome to Blaine's award winning debate program.  The purpose of our program is to connect, support, inspire and empower students through competitive speech and debate. 

    We have a fall season, that culminates with the State Tournament in January and the National Tournament in the spring.



    Melissa Hagberg

    Where to locate coach:

    Special Education office


    Description of Activity:

    The Blaine debate season is from early September through January. Students can participate for $100. Contact the school's activities director if the fee could be a barrier to participation.  
    Blaine Debate Team competes in three categories:
    Public Forum (PF), Lincoln Douglas (LD), and Congress

    Meeting times and places:

    Monday and Wednesday from 2:30-4:30pm in Room SW175

    Tournaments on most Saturdays from Sept 30th - early January