About

The Canfield Speech & Debate Team represents Canfield High School in Ohio Speech and Debate Association (OSDA) and National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) competition.

Canfield competes in 12 different Speech & Debate Categories.

The team prides itself on being one of the top programs in both Ohio and the United States.

Recognition by the OSDA (formerly OHSSL):

Noteworthy 2018 - 2019 Statistics:
  • 8th Place at State
  • 5 - Team Sweepstakes "First Place" Finishes at Tournaments
  • 48 - Team Members Placed at Least Once
  • 221 - Individual Trophies Won
  • 30 - Individual "First Place" Trophies Won
  • 30 - State Qualifiers
  • 15 - Students Advanced to Elimination Rounds at State
  • 3 - State Finalists (3 Entries)
  • 1 - State Champion (1 Entry)
  • 7 - OSDA "Bid Qualifiers" to State
  • 8 - NSDA National Qualifiers
  • 3 - NCFL National Qualifiers

Under Mr. Hamilton as Head Coach (13 Years):
  • 1 - Team State Championship (2013)
  • 2 - Team State Runners-Up (2011, 2012)
  • 9 - Team State Top 10 Finishes (2009 - 2015, 2017, 2019)
  • 9 - Team NSDA National Top 100 Rankings (2007-2008; 2010-2018)
  • 2 - NSDA "Debate School of Excellence" Award (2017, 2018)
  • 1 - NCFL "Debate School of Excellence" Award (2018)

    All Tournaments
  • 75 - Team Sweepstakes "First Place" Finishes at Tournaments
  • 3,076 - Individual Trophies Won
  • 447 - Individual "First Place" Trophies Won

    OSDA State Finals
  • 5 - Individual State Champions (5 Entries)
  • 18 - Individual State Runners-Up (12 Entries)
  • 67 - State Finalists (51 Entries)
  • 228 - Students Advanced to Elimination Rounds at State
  • 426 - State Qualifiers

    NSDA Nationals
  • 77 - NSDA National Qualifiers
    • 2 Speech National Semi-finalists (Top 14) [2 Entries]
    • 7 Speech National Quarter-finalists (Top 30) [6 Entries]
    • 14 Speech National Octa-finalists (Top 60) [13 Entries]

    • 3 National Top 14 Debaters [2 Entries]
    • 18 National Elimination Round Debaters [10 Entries]

    • 1 Congress National Semi-finalist (Top 70) [1 Entry]
    • 1 Congress National Quarter-finalist (Top 156) [1 Entry]

  • 47 - NSDA Academic All Americans

    NCFL Nationals
  • 1 - NCFL National Champion Entry (1 Entry)
  • 2 - NCFL National Runners-Up (1 Entry)

Mr. Hamilton's Career (14 Years):
  • 432 - State Qualifiers


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Bronze Sponsors

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Attorney
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