The National Institute for Homeschool Debate Camp is coming to Texas!

The National Institute for Homeschool Debate (NIHD) is excited to announce that we are coming to Irving on July 9th, 2018. NIHD is directed by Attorney and National Champion Coach Griffith William Vertican. Our five day camp will provide students with the best prep possible for the upcoming 2018-2019 season with in depth training in Team Policy, Lincoln Douglas, and Parliamentary debate. Join Griffith, Michael Tant, Luke McConnel, Austin Janik and other top alumni as they instruct on the 2018-2019 Stoa Resolutions in a fun Christ-centered environment.

When: July 9th -13th, 2018

Where: Community Bible Church. 2301 Texas Drive, Irving, Texas
Location still tentative

Camp tuition: Tuition ranges from only $275 (for 3-day option) to $375
(full 5 days) with the early-bird discount. (Early-Bird registration opens by April 25th
and discount ends May 17th)

Meals: Lunch will be offered each day for $6.50

Tracks: We offer four unique tracks with class options for parents and students ages 11-18. Our Newbie Novice Debate track will provide an excellent introduction to competitive debate, while our open tracks in Team Policy, Lincoln-Douglas, and Parli debate will stretch and strengthen both intermediate and advance students, and our Parents/Coaches track will include classes on how to be a better coach.

Dress Code: Casual, no tournament attire required.

Schedule The schedule will be released shortly before the camp. The camp will run from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM each day.

Eligibility: Students ages 12-18 years of age as per Stoa guidelines.
If a student is 11 years old, but will be competing this coming school year in Stoa, he/she may participate in NIHD.

Discounts and Financial Aid: NIHD offers discounts for families willing to promote the camp. Please email for details.

Early-Bird Registration: closes May 17th

NIHD is presented by Oak Brook College of Law:

For more information contact the Camp Administrator at

Camp Director: Griffith William Vertican Esq.