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
The Association for Global Debate (AGD) hosts competitions in partnership with the NHSDLC for native-level English speakers. We encourage students who are ineligible for NHSDLC tournaments to register for AGD competitions. There is an AGD tournament taking place on November 17-18. Click here to register.