IHSA Administrator

Susie Knoblauch

IHSA State Series Downloadable Program

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State Tournament

State Finals: Friday-Saturday, March 18-19, 2022

Site: Illinois State University, Normal

IHSA Merchandise - State Final Apparel & Souvenirs: Minerva

2021 Debate State Final Awards


Illinois offers debate competition in the following types of debate: Policy, Congress, Lincoln-Douglas, and Public Forum Debate. Use the links to the side of this webpage to find specific information about Illinois Debate Tournaments. If you have any questions about starting a new team or about tournaments themselves, please contact IHSA Debate State Final Manager, Martin Zacharia at marzac@d219.org.

Five Suggested Policy Debate Topics for 2022-23

2022-23 Topic Synopsis

2022-23 Topic Ballot

2022-23 Final Topic Synopsis/Ballot





2021 IHSA Legislation for Student Congress