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.
Speech & Debate
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).
Public Debate: TCU Forensics takes on Irish Times champions
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 »
TCU wins the 2017 Southern Forensics Championship
TCU Forensics won the 2017 Southern Forensics Championship, hosted at the University of Southern Mississippi. The team secured first place in combined debate and individual event sweepstakes, second place in individual event sweepstakes, as well as numerous first place finishes in various events. Full results are listed below. 2017 Southern Forensics Championship – Full Results Timothy… Read more »
Forensics success at Cameron Christmas Classic
TCU Forensics had a successful trip to the 2016 Cameron Christmas Classic co-hosted by Cameron University and West Texas A&M University in Lawton, Oklahoma. The team won third place in combined debate and individual event sweepstakes for the overall tournament, third place in individual event team sweepstakes the first day of the swing, and second place in individual event… Read more »
TCU takes invitational title at Green Country Swing
TCU Forensics had a successful trip to the 2016 Green Country Swing co-hosted by Tulsa Community College and Northeastern Oklahoma State University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The team won first place in combined debate and individual event sweepstakes for the overall tournament, debate team sweepstakes for the first day, and third place in individual event team… Read more »
TCU Forensics wins debate, individual events sweepstakes in El Paso
TCU Forensics had a successful trip to the 2016 Sun Carnival Swing co-hosted by El Paso Community College and Arizona State University in El Paso, Texas. The team won first place in debate team sweepstakes, individual event sweepstakes for both days of the swing, and the overall team championship. Full results are listed below. 2016… Read more »