Stanford Invitational Tournament

Stanford Invitational Speech & Debate Tournament

February 7th-10th, 2014

The Stanford Debate Society is pleased to invite you to the 28th annual Stanford National Invitational. Since February of 1987 students from across the nation have been joining us for this national level competition, and we hope that you'll help us build on this tradition and join us in Palo Alto this year!



Questions: Questions about the 2014 Stanford Invitational should be directed to tournament director Rich Boltizar or our other staff by e-mailing You may also try calling the Stanford Debate office at (650) 723-9086, however email is the most efficient way to reach our staff, and likely will receive a much quicker response.

We view this tournament as an opportunity to provide a service to the high school speech and debate community, and hope that is apparent to past attendees. We welcome feedback about how we can continue to improve the Stanford Invitational. So that we may accommodate all of your students who wish to compete, please take care of your tournament registration right away, and please book your hotel as soon as possible. This will ensure a pleasant and trouble-free tournament for everyone, and allow us to host you in the way you deserve!


Rich Boltizar

Director of Debate, Stanford Debate Society

Executive Tournament Director, Stanford Invitational