• Parent and Teacher Information Packet

  • NHSDLC League Guide

    The League Guide explains the structure, rules, and the different speeches in an NHSDLC debate round. They are in both English and Chinese and are a good place for teachers or parents to begin teaching students about debate.

  • NHSDLC Rulebook

    The rulebook explains more specific rules about tournaments and debate rounds, such as computer and internet use, and student conduct during a debate. It is translated in both English and Chinese.

  • Tournament Eligibility

    Please note that only non-native English speakers are eligible to compete in NHSDLC tournaments. Students are ineligible if they satisfy either of the following conditions:

    • If the student has lived in a country where English is the official language for more than five years

    • If the student's primary language at home is English