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What debate can do for you
  • Improve a student’s interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
  • Expand knowledge of social and political issues
  • Improve standardized test scores and GPA
  • Increase a student’s college admission chances

Why PDA?

  • Develop Skills

    Students hone their debate abilities at the highest levels, and receive valuable feedback from expert judges.

  • Make Friends

    A debate tournament takes teamwork, which equals collaboration and bonding. Our tournament participants make connections all over the country.

  • Win Awards

    Potomac Debate Academy tournament participants win hundreds of awards each year – a well-earned achievement for all their hard work and skill.

Benefits of Debate

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