Debaters are admitted to prestigious Universities, with 98.58% of debaters going to college
Luong, M. (2000, November). Forensics and College Admissions. Rostrum, 75(3), 5-6
Local student coaches
Operated & coached by local college students
Open to students grade 5-12, of all skill & experience levels
Small classes with well-trained coaches
Students showcase their mastery of debate at the Showcase Debate
The mission of Carnegie Debate is to prepare the leaders of tomorrow through lively, fun and well-structured debate activities. Our debate program extends the benefits of high school and college-style debate instruction to younger students, instilling self-confidence and setting them up for academic and personal success throughout their lives.
Debate Teaches a Child to:
attend a Free Class
Sign up for the free class, and see if your child will thrive and enjoy debate.
Join a class
We welcome late elementary, middle, and high school students of all experience-levels; we offer classes in three formats.
Come, learn, & enjoy!
Our classes are held on weekends at our headquarters, located at 4620 Henry Street, Pittsburgh, PA.