South Debate, Drama and Forensics

The one thing people fear worse than death, we do for fun

What We Do

We are a group of students who enjoy logical reasoning, being dramatic, and dressing up in formal clothing. Our season runs from August until February, with a weekend tournament around once a month.

Join us Tuesdays & Thursdays from 2:30-4pm in H110.

Signup instructions:

1. Complete PlanetHS online Activity Forms for the 2019-2020 school year

2. Pay the activity fee through Zangle Parentconnection or in cash/check to the Activity Office

3. See Activity Office for a grade check

4. Receive "golden ticket" eligibility sheet and turn in to coaches in order to participate.

Visit NSDA for current debate topics

Coach Contact

Sam Erickson


Team Awards

'09, '11, '15, & '18 State Debate Champions

'11, '12 , '15, & '18 State Forensics Champions

'11, '12, '15, & '18 State DDF Champions

2019 South DDF Handbook.docx

Event Schedule

2019-2020 Tournaments

September 6th - DDF Jamboree

September 27th & 28th - Eagle River tournament

October 18th & 19th - South tournament

Nov 15th & 16th - West Tournament

December 6th & 7th - Bartlett Tournament

January 17th & 18th - Dimond Tournament

Jan 31st and Feb 1st - Service Tournament

State Tournament TBD

Sign Up

You're going to need a few things

  • 2.0 GPA
  • Participation Form - Download
  • Tobacco, Alcohol, Drugs Acknowledgment Form - Download
  • Activity Fee of $193* - Paid by Check to Anchorage School District
  • You DO NOT need a health physical for DDF

*Be sure to look into family capping if your family has already enrolled in other sports - Website


Our team also does the majority of communicating through an app called "Teamsnap". We recommend if you are joining, you download the app or go to the website online. Contact Sam for code login)

Revert to "contacts" if you are having troubles signing into Teamsnap

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Learn More

Learn More about what Debate, Drama and Forensics is all about by coming to our weekly meetings or asking any DDF member. You can also check out the page in the upper right corner for description of the formats in DDF and their rules.