Yorktown Speech and Debate

The Yorktown High School Speech & Debate Team is one of the most prominent Speech & Debate programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Washington Metropolitan Area. The team has a long history and a tradition of excellence spanning over more than 50 years, winning various National, State, Regional, and District titles. In addition, the team had received recognition from the Virginia General Assembly (HJ5057) and Arlington County.

The team currently competes in the Washington-Arlington Catholic Forensic League (WACFL), a division of the National Catholic Forensic League and in Conference 6 in the 6A North Region in the Virginia High School League (VHSL).

Team members have qualified to compete in national tournaments hosted by the National Speech & Debate Association and the National Catholic Forensic League as well as regional and state tournaments hosted by the Virginia High School League (VHSL). The team has also experienced consistent success at other major debate tournaments as well.

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