Participation Requirements

There are separate student requirements and family requirements for the team.

Student Requirements 

Team members need to fulfill the following. View the student requirements page for details.

  • Practice Requirements
  • Tournaments
  • Speech and Debate Showcase – March 7th

Family Requirements

  • Snack donation – suggested $50 or more, due before October 15th
    • This money is used to purchase snacks for the team at local tournaments – if you cannot donate financially simply¬†contact Mike Bausch ( or Ian Hopkins (
    • Cash or check, made out to “KDS Speech and Debate”
    • Drop off at Enterprise (Upper School reception area) or give to Colleen Attoma-Mathews or Leanne Krauss (
  • Judging Requirements
    • Each family must judge at a minimum of three tournaments
    • Judges training is mandatory unless you are already trained