Join VFA

Benefits of Membership

The Veritas Forensics Association (VFA) is open to all who wish to come alongside the vision of speech and debate training for the next generation’s civically engaged critical thinkers. Members receive access to resources, VFA competition, rules and resolution committees, voting, E-news, and more! Membership with VFA is the first step to building a future driven by students’ exemplifying excellence through critical thinking, persuasive speaking, and polished communication. Whether you are a parent, student, organization, or donor, we encourage you to join VFA and support our unique vision!

Competitor Membership

VFA welcomes competitors from public, private, and home schools. Students from a variety of backgrounds and school choices creates a unique culture of students who will challenge and elevate one another through rigorous competition, and form lifelong connections and relationships. Eligible competitors are age 9 to 18 as of September 1st of each academic year. Only registered VFA members can compete at VFA tournaments.

Membership Fee: FREE

Coach Membership

VFA welcomes speech and debate coaches and teachers from public, private, and home schools. Coaches are required to join in order to qualify for VFA benefits, which include valuable webinars covering a variety of topics (understanding the new debate topics, coaching tips and strategies, how to challenge your beginner and advanced competitors, and more).

Membership Fee: FREE