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Conference 2023:

CSTAND is Key in 2023: Knowledge Empowers Youth

We hope to see you all next year at the conference. September 14-16, 2023.

Where: Baymont Inn and Suites - Mandan



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Mission Statement

CSTAND (The Communication Speech and Theater Association of North Dakota) is a professional organization for Speech, Debate, Speech, and Theater directors in high school, college/university, and community theaters in the state.

The mission of our organization is stated in the preamble to our constitution

"Believing that cultural enrichment and freedom of expression are fundamental to America: and believing that exposure to and training in the Communicative and Performing Arts is prerequisite for such enrichment and expression; it shall be the policy and goal of this organization: (1) To promote more effective Speech and Theatre Arts training within our various districts and regions; (2) to recommend—and support where possible—extracurricular and/or co-curricular activities in North Dakota Speech and Theatre programs; and (3) to strengthen links between speech/theatre programs in high schools, colleges/universities, and community theatres in North Dakota."