Check out what is happening in Stoa…


  • Showcase your tournament with a 60-second video reel on Stoa’s social media !Check out this Tournament Story.  We’ll produce the video and share it, just follow these simple steps.


  • As students, coaches, and parents, how do we hold tightly to Stoa’s mission amidst a very competitive tournament season? We will share ideas and more at our next Club Leader Forum on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at 7:00 PM CST. Parents, coaches, club directors, and anyone who helps in their club are welcome to attend.  Register by emailing


  • Submit a video of your service project for the Servant Heart Award. By sharing what you have done, you might inspire others to do the same! Here’s what the 2021 winning club did when limited by COVID restrictions last year.We look forward to seeing your submissions. Learn more here


  • This month’s contest is simple; fill in the blanks in the jumbled sentences below by January 7, 2022. We will automatically enter all who correctly answer the questions in a random drawing to win a Stoa t-shirt from StoaMerchWe [at the Northwest University] have placed a special emphasis on pairing ___________ ________ with some really _____________ ____________. But remember, that in all speech events, the 14 seconds of grace belong to the ______, not the _______. Participating in ________ and _________ grew in Samuel the ability to think critically about things with a Christian filter. And as we all know each Board member serves a ___________ ___________. Finally, don’t forget to use your skills to _____________ and ___________ others! 

    Click to compete here.

    Submit your entry here by December 15, 2021!


  • Running a tournament is hard, but you don’t have to do it alone! The newly formed Tools and Tabulation Committee is here to help with Flowpad, Joy of Tournaments, StoaTraX, and Speechranks. One of us will serve as a contact person for your tournament to assist you with the tools you need to run your tournament efficiently and successfully. Questions? Contact the Tools and Tabulation Committee at


  • Now that the spring season of speech and debate is about to commence, we want to remind you to be aware of all rule changes as you head into tournaments. Whether you are a student, parent, coach, or tournament leader, we encourage you to review the Executive Summary in detail. Let’s uphold Stoa’s debate standards in every round!


  • Hey Stoa students! If you are looking for a place where you can receive prayer, be sharpened, and have fun with your fellow students following Christ, I encourage you to hop on Zoom on Fridays at 4:30 CST and pray with us! Contact Samuel Durand at for login information!


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