2nd Annual River Valley Speech and Debate League Championship

2024 — AR/US

Blast to the Past at the 2nd Annual RVSDL Season Championship!

When: May 3rd & 4th

Where: University of Arkansas Community College, Morrilton

Hey Speech and Debate Superstars!

The Arkansas Communication and Theatre Arts Association's River Valley Speech and Debate League is thrilled to invite you to our 2nd Annual RVSDL Season Championship. This isn't just any tournament; it's a radical journey back to the electrifying 80s!

What’s the Buzz? This year, as a nod to the legendary May the 4th be with you, we're rolling out an 80s-inspired theme. Get ready for a competition where the IPDA topics and impromptu prompts are pulled straight from the gnarly politics and pop culture of the 1980s!

Awards & More: Feel the vibe of the Karate Kid with our 'All Valley Championship' style awards. Whether you're a debater or a dramatist, it’s your chance to shine, 80s style!


  • Friday, May 3rd: Kick-off in the afternoon with IPDA and impromptu sessions. Dive into debates that will take you back in time, and start the championship off with a bang!
  • Saturday, May 4th: The excitement continues with outrounds of IPDA and all rounds of individual speaking and acting events.

  • Calling All Community Judges! Got a knack for judging and a love for the 80s? We need community judges to help determine the best of the best. Join us to make this championship totally tubular!

Register Today! Don’t miss out on this wicked trip down memory lane. Dust off your leg warmers, tease up that hair, and let’s make this championship one for the history books!