• We believe in the educational value of public oration and debate.
  • We invite you to attend any of our public events,
    or to consider joining the team.
  • We host open auditions for new team members three times each year
    (August, November, April).

TCU Forensics is the competitive speech and debate team representing Texas Christian University.  As a comprehensive and academic program, we believe in the educational value of public oration and debate.  Team members compete in public address, oral interpretation, limited preparation speaking, parliamentary debate, and public debate.


TCU Dominates the Derryberry

October 9, 2017

TCU Speech and Debate took home the second place overall sweepstakes award this weekend at the Bob Derryberry Memorial Tournament in Bolivar, Missouri, hosted by Southwest Baptist University. Among the top five in the Quadrathon contest, which measures overall individual performance, were TCU’s Luke Gillespie and Veronika Bondarenko. Full results are listed below: Veronika Bondarenko… Read more »

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TCU Opens 2017-2018 Season with Success in Storm Classic

October 3, 2017

The TCU Speech and Debate team competed in their season opener at the Storm Classic hosted by Southeastern Oklahoma State University and Cameron University in Durant, Oklahoma, this weekend. Among the team awards were second place in Combined Debate/Speech Sweepstakes on the first half of the swing, third place in Speech events on the second… Read more »

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New TCU Speech and Debate Posters!

August 26, 2017

The 2017-2018 season Speech And Debate posters have been released! We will be distributing them throughout TCU and Fort Worth community soon. Email a.hinderaker@tcu.edu if you would like to receive a copy. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates on the season!

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Frogs win national recognitions at Pi Kappa Delta and NFA, 2017

May 10, 2017

TCU Forensics 2017 National Tournament Results National Forensic Association Championship, 2017 (Eau Claire, WI) Sarah Nichols: Fourth Place, Novice After Dinner Speaking David Dunmoyer: Sixth Place, Novice Extemporaneous Colten Meisner: Octofinalist, Impromptu Timothy Betts: Octofinalist, Impromptu; Octofinalist, Extemporaneous   Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament, 2017 (Boise, ID) Team Awards: Individual Events, Excellent Debate, Excellent Combined… Read more »

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Public Debate: TCU Forensics takes on Irish Times champions

March 16, 2017

TCU Forensics will be hosting a parliamentary-style public debate against The Irish Times championship debaters. The debate will feature three members of TCU Forensics against the three champions of The Irish Times national debate tournament. The resolution for the debate is as follows: This house believes that a melting pot is preferable to a tossed… Read more »

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