Tournaments and Upcoming Events:
View the 2015 National Tournament and Convention Invitation here.
Public Forum Debate prize money and travel grant funding are now available. Thanks to the National Speech and Debate Association and as a result of a generous $100,000 grant that Pi Kappa Delta has been awarded by the Arthur N. Rupe foundation, $15,000 in prize money and $15,000 in travel grants are available to support competition in Public Forum Debate at the 2015 PKD National Tournament. Click here for information about the prize money and grant funding , as well as for a copy of the application forms. Travel grants are available for all programs, but are ideal for student-run programs,
for new debate teams, or for squads that have not traditionally participated in Public Forum Debate.
View the 2014-2015 PKD Professional Development and Targeted Instructional Grants here . View a copy of a successful grant application here.
Calling all judges, alumni, coaches and competitors: Please help us create a model assessment plan for speech and debate activities by taking these three surveys: Debate Events , Public Events , Interpretive Events.
Get the Latest Copy of The Key here. The key is now a quarterly newsletter with feature stories on a wide variety of topics of interest to Pi Kappa Delta members. To receive your own copy of The Key electronically, click the "Subscribe to PKD" button on the left menu bar.
Interested in creating an oral history of your chapter? check out these excellent Oral History projects from the 2013 PKD National Tournament. Boise State University , Ottawa University, Southwest Baptist University and William Carey.
Would you help PKD and other speech and debate organizations by taking a few moments to tell us what forensics meant to you? Please complete this brief survey on the meaning and value of speech and debate activities.
From the National Office:
View the PKD historical video, footage from the 100th Anniversary Tournament and Convention and footage from the Public Forum Debate Final Round.
High School Students -- Are you interested in intercollegiate forensics? Would you like more information about scholarships, internships, or competitive opportunities? Sign up here to receive information from Pi Kappa Delta and its member chapters nationwide.
Submit an article to The Forensic. Read the call for papers here.