Stanford Invitational Tournament

Welcome to the Stanford National Forensic Institute

The Stanford National Forensic Institute is a national caliber summer speech & debate program teaching speech, debate and public speaking, held at Stanford University since 1990.

Thanks for joining us this summer!  Our summer 2017 schedule will be available and open for for signup by early November; join our email list to be notified when our schedule is posted.  We expect our summer 2017 program dates to fall in the range of July 16 to August 19.

Upcoming Dates

Students Say

"I learned more at this camp than I did during the entire school year."

-- Justin Mardjuki
   previous SNFI Participant

More Information

For more information on the different debate formats and assistance in selecting the right summer program for your academic and competitive goals, please visit our guide on How to Select the Right Program

To learn more about the academic skills developed and career traits honed within debate, please visit our Why Debate? page.

You can visit our Frequently Asked Questions and Enrollment Policies to read more about the SNFI camp experience and the enrollment process.

You can also download brochures and join our mailing list.