2023-2024 National Forensics Olympiad Championship

Quick Info

Where? Hosted in Each Country/Region Online via NSDA Campus

Who? Middle School & High School ● Gold, Silver & Open Divisions

When? In April ● One Tournament Only for the National Championship

Events? All Types of Speech & Debate Events*

*Speech: Extemp, Dramatic Interp, Original Oratory, Informative Speaking, Duo Interp, Humorous Interp, Impromptu, and Program of Oral Interpretation. 

Debate: Congressional, Lincoln Douglas, Policy, Public Forum, Parliamentary, and World Schools.

Stay tuned for additional new events in upcoming tournaments

Prize and Certificates

$200 IN CASH for top team in each event

$100 IN CASH for finalists in each event

Qualifiers and Bios

ONLY top competitors in the Gold & Silver Divisions will qualify for the International Olympiad in Forensics (IOF) in June.

We'll disclose the number of teams qualifying for the IOF following the NFO Championship tournaments.

IOF qualifiers will be posted on the IOF competition results page, accompanied by a tailored biography featuring an image and debate achievements intro.


For US Students

USAFO Championship:


Gold, Silver & Open Divisions


For International(Non-US) Students

IOFR Championship


Gold, Silver & Open Divisions


Exclusive top competitors from Gold and Silver Divisions advance to IOF.