About Us

Dear Esteemed Forensics Competitors, Judges, and Coaches,

Welcome to the world of world-class debates, and allow us to introduce you to one of the largest spectacles in the field—the International Olympiad in Forensics (IOF).

The IOF's mission is to construct a more comprehensive and superior international system that links the international debate community for all types of debate events.

Our path to transformation is outlined in these six pivotal points:

Affordability and Continuity: We pledge to provide affordable, year-round, three-level programs and tournaments that are systematically designed to nurture improvement.

Universal Accessibility: Our platform is open to participants of Grade 5 and above, welcoming individuals of all skill levels with open-entry debates accessible from any country.

Diverse Debate Landscape: Explore the vast spectrum of debate events, including public forum, congress, Lincoln Douglas, world schools, and more.

Global Alliances: Join us in creating a worldwide network through partnerships with schools and learning providers.

Recognition and Rewards: Our qualification/bid-based system is complemented by attractive cash prizes, celebrating excellence and fueling motivation.

Fostering Elite Talent: Elevate your skills through invitational high-quality events designed to cultivate top-tier talent on a global stage.

We eagerly anticipate your participation, for it is debaters like you who breathe life into our aspirations.

Looking forward to meeting you in the rounds!

Warm regards,