This is a NON-COMPETITVE tier! Activity Organizers: Golden State Academy Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ; email@example.com Dates: Competitive and Non-Competitive Speech: Mondays & Wednesdays Dates: Competitive and Non-Competitive Debate: Tuesdays & Thursdays Location: Rooms 231, 236, 239, 244 & 245 NOTE: Non-Competitive Speech and Debate have optional practices on Saturdays from 10 AM–4 PM by appointment only. There will be various costs associated with traveling and participating in competitions if student is invited to attend. The greater San Francisco Bay Area is home to some of the most competitive speech and debate teams in the country. At the heart of the Bay Area resides BASIS Independent Speech and Debate. Head coaches will be coaching students in speech and debate, preparing them for competitive tournaments through-out the year. Students will also have the opportunity to work with other award winning coaches from across the country. Speech and debate is an academic activity typically available to students in middle school, high school, and/or college. Similar to athletic sports, speech and debate activities are challenging, competitive in nature, and require regular practice, coaching, dedication, and hard work.