📚 QUICK INFO

Where? Hosted in Each Country/Region ● Online via NSDA Campus
Who? Middle School & High School ● Open-Entry ● All Skill-Levels
When? May to March ● Up to 11 Open Tournaments per Year Based on Team Capacity
Events? All Types of Speech & Debate Events

🏆 PRIZE AND CERTIFICATES

$100 IN CASH for top team in each division
$50 IN CASH for finalists in each division
$50 IN CASH for top new teams** in each division
**a top new team is a team who has not yet competed in the National Forensics Olympiad during the current tournament year.

📑 BIDS AND BIOS

Top competitors will earn qualification bids*** into the National Championship. 
Securing 1.0 bids assures Gold division, while 0.5 bids secure entry into the Silver division at the National Championship.
Bid totals and top competitors will be posted on the IOF competition results page, accompanied by a tailored biography featuring an image and debate achievements intro.
***bids will be distributed down to the top x(where x depends on the # of entries in your division) team that does not have >= 1.0 bids.

📅 UPCOMING EVENTS

2025 USAFO Open 

For ALL US Students
You are cordially invited by the USA Forensics Olympiad to join us at the exciting online open tournaments. Enroll immediately below:
USAFO MAY OPEN: 5/18-5/19/2024
USAFO JUNE OPEN: 6/22-6/23/2024
USAFO JULY OPEN: 7/27-7/28/2024
USAFO AUGUST, SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, & DECEMBER OPEN: COMING SOON
USAFO JANUARY, FEBRUARY, & MARCH OPEN: TBD
USAFO CHAMPIONSHIP: TBD 

2025 IOFR Open 

For International(Non-US) Students
You can enroll in the International Olympiad in Forensics Regional (IOFR) Open events if you are not residents**** of the USA, providing the opportunity to qualify for the International Olympiad in Forensics (IOF) in June. Act now, join below:
IOFR MAY OPEN: 5/18-5/19/2024
IOFR JUNE OPEN: 6/22-6/23/2024
IOFR JULY OPEN: 7/27-7/28/2024
IOFR AUGUST, SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER, & DECEMBER OPEN: COMING SOON
IOFR JANUARY, FEBRUARY, & MARCH OPEN: TBD
IOFR CHAMPIONSHIP: TBD
****residents = have resided in said country starting at least 6 months prior to the National Open event.

INDFO, CANFO, Open...

As participation in IOFR Open increases from a specific nation in their forensic Olympics, we'll arrange exclusive open tournaments like INDFO, CANFO, CHIFO, etc., for their participants.