Stanford Invitational Tournament

Thanks for joining us this summer!  Please return to our website later this fall to see the dates of our 2021 programs.

Individual Events (Competitive Speech)

Start your season with us and experience national championship caliber coaching combined with the highest caliber resources all in the beautiful, safe and relaxing atmosphere of the Stanford University campus. Our challenging curriculum ensures that speakers starting out their forensic careers will learn the basic skills necessary to become competitive immediately while providing them with a firm foundation for growth. Experienced speakers will master advanced techniques to improve their performances and make them more successful at local, state and national competitions.

SNFI offers one, two and three week options to cover the needs of every Individual Events student, from beginner to seasoned speaker!


2021 Individual Events (Competitive Speech) Staff Members Include:

Check back closer to the start of camp for details on our 2021 staff

We will continue to add additional staff members as enrollment and availability dictate. Details are posted on additional staff members as they are confirmed and as we have complete biographic information available. Staff listing may not be fully up to date or reflect all hires to date.


2020 Individual Events (Competitive Speech) Staff Members Included:


Upcoming Camps

1-Week Individual Events Workout

Start your season with us and experience national championship caliber coaching combined with the highest caliber resources all in the beautiful, safe and relaxing atmosphere of the Stanford University campus. Our challenging curriculum ensures that speakers starting out their forensic careers will learn the basic skills necessary to become competitive immediately while providing them with a firm foundation for growth. Experienced speakers will master advanced techniques to improve thei...

1-Week Introduction to Competitive Speech

Competitive speech is a very powerful activity which teaches students many skills which are in high demand in the contemporary world: public speaking, research skills, writing and logical thinking!  Students in this session will learn the bedrock theories and methods necessary to enter the world of competitive speech.  There will also be an introduction to the major standardized competitive speech events which are offered at high schools around the nation.

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2-Week Beginners' Competitive Speech Program

This program pairs the 1-Week Introduction to Competitive Speech with the 1-Week Individual Events Workout.

2-Week Core Individual Events Program

Start your season with us and experience national championship caliber coaching combined with the highest caliber resources all in the beautiful, safe and relaxing atmosphere of the Stanford University campus. Our challenging curriculum ensures that speakers starting out their forensic careers will learn the basic skills necessary to become competitive immediately while providing them with a firm foundation for growth. Experienced speakers will master advanced techniques to improve thei...

2-Week Core Interpretive Events Program

Start your season with us and experience national championship caliber coaching combined with the highest caliber resources all in the beautiful, safe and relaxing atmosphere of the Stanford University campus. Our challenging curriculum ensures that speakers starting out their forensic careers will learn the basic skills necessary to become competitive immediately while providing them with a firm foundation for growth. Experienced speakers will master advanced techniques to improve thei...

2-Week Core Limited Prep Events Program

Start your season with us and experience national championship caliber coaching combined with the highest caliber resources all in the beautiful, safe and relaxing atmosphere of the Stanford University campus. Our challenging curriculum ensures that speakers starting out their forensic careers will learn the basic skills necessary to become competitive immediately while providing them with a firm foundation for growth. Experienced speakers will master advanced techniques to improve thei...

2-Week Core Oratory Events Program

Start your season with us and experience national championship caliber coaching combined with the highest caliber resources all in the beautiful, safe and relaxing atmosphere of the Stanford University campus. Our challenging curriculum ensures that speakers starting out their forensic careers will learn the basic skills necessary to become competitive immediately while providing them with a firm foundation for growth. Experienced speakers will master advanced techniques to improve thei...

3-Week Core Beginners' Competitive Speech Program

This program pairs the 1-Week Introduction to Competitive Speech session with the 2-Week Core Individual Events program.

3-Week Individual Events Experience

The 3-Week Individual Events Experience combines the 2-Week Core Individual Events Program and the 1-Week Individual Events Workout.  See the respective pages for more information.

The 3-Week Individual Events Experience allows students more time to perfect their piece, work on a second piece, or focus on a second major event during the additional week.

4-Week Beginners’ Competitive Speech Experience

The 4-Week Beginners’ Competitive Speech Experience combines the 1-Week Introduction to Competitive Speech Prgram with the 3-Week Individual Events Experience program.