Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Join The De Anza Speech and Debate Club:

  1. You can travel to tournaments and see exotic places like Stockton and Fresno!
  2. You'll be following in the footsteps of John F. Kennedy, Nelson Mandela, and Adam Sandler (who all did speech and debate in college.
  3. You can put it on your resume and impress people.
  4. You can earn up to 4 units of credit by enrolling in Speech 78.
  5. Where else can you argue about U.S. foreign policy with North Korea?
  6. When people ask you for your opinion, you'll have so much to say that they'll be bowing at your feet, begging for mercy.
  7. When you debate your instructors, the rest of the class will be nodding and thinking "Oooohh...that's a good point!"
  8. No more speech anxiety! 100% more confidence!
  9. You get to learn methods of sophistry so you'll always win arguments with family and friends.
  10. It's just good, clean fun!

Even if you aren't compelled by these reasons, don't hesitate to join us! We'll be practicing parliamentary debate as well as individual speaking events in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.

If you have any questions, please call 408-864-8799 or e-mail

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