MS Rules & Forms

Middle School Mission Statement

OSDA Ethical Standards

The Ohio Speech and Debate Association will provide a unique competitive speech and debate experience to meet the specific educational needs of middle school students and help them practice and develop communication and critical thinking skills.

OSDA MS Public Forum Debate Topic

November/December 2020

Resolved: In-person learning is more beneficial than distance learning.


January/February 2021

Posted December 1


March 2021 (MS State Tournament)

Posted February 1

Middle School Artifacts

Google Document Format

MS Critique Sheets

MS Ballots

SpeechWire Sample Ballots

Used at Tournaments

See "MS Speech" or "MS Debate"

OSDA PF "Pro / Con" Placard