• Schedule for the 2023-2024 Debate Season

    Updated (5/19/2023)


    Varsity Schedule

    (Teams will compete in a minimum of 5 tournaments before Fall break)

    Sep. 15-17: Washburn Rural
    Sep. 22-23: Shawnee Mission Northwest
    Sep. 29-Oct. 1 Blue Valley Southwest
    Oct. 6-7: Olathe Northwest
    Oct. 13-14: Blue Valley North
    Oct. 21-23: Topeka (ACT date)
    Oct. 27 - 28:  Salina South
    Nov. 3-5: KCKS Community College
    Nov. 10-11: Shawnee Mission East
    Nov. 17-18: Olathe East
    Nov. 24-26: Fall Break (no travel)
    Dec. 1-2: Lawrence High Invitational (host)
      Post-season Tournaments
    Dec. 9-10: East Kansas NSDA National Qualifier (location tba) (ACT date)
    Dec. 16-17: KSHSAA 6A Regional tournament (location tba)
    Jan. 5-6: Kansas Championship Series (DCI, KDC, Nov. Champs) at Washburn Rural
    Jan. 12-13: KSHSAA 6A State Championship 
    Jan. 18: LHS Debate Awards Ceremony
    Novice/JV/Open Schedule
    (must compete in a minimum of 3 tournaments before fall break)
    Sep. 15-16: Olathe North (O/N) 
    Sep. 22-23: Free State (O/N), Emporia(O/N), St. James
    Sep. 29-30: Olathe NW (O, JV), Seaman (V/O/JV)
    Oct. 6-7: Piper (O/N), Mill Valley (JV/N), BVWest (O/JV/N), Aquinas
    Oct. 13-14: Olathe South
    Oct. 20-21: Lansing(V/O/N), Spring Hill
    Oct. 27-28: SM South, Sumner(N), Leavenworth
    Nov. 3-4: Olathe NW(N), Blue Valley, Olathe East
    Nov. 10-11: SME(V/O/JV), SMW(N), DeSoto(JV/O)
    Nov. 17-18: Bishop Miege (N), Louisberg
    Nov. 24-25: Fall Break (no travel)
    Dec. 1-2: Lawrence Invitational (we host)
      Post-season tournaments
    Dec. 9: East Kansas Novice Championships
    Dec. 16-17: KSHSAA 6A Regional tournament (location tbd)
    Jan. 5-6: Kansas Debate Classic, Sunflower State Novice Championships (@ Washburn Rural)
    Jan. 11-12: KSHSAA 6A State Champs (location tbd)
    ***Underlined tournaments are DCI Qualifying tournaments. 
    ***Tournaments in italics are unconfirmed, but this is when they traditionally host
    (V=varsity, O=open, JV=Junior Varsity, N=novice)
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