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Season Information 2017-18
Region Deadline Mar. 24
Super Region Deadline Apr. 7
VHSL Championships Apr. 20-21

2017-18 Rules Clinics

All rules clinics for debate will be in-person only.  Coaches MUST attend an in-person clinic in order to avoid penalty.  Schedule is forthcoming.

VHSL State Championships

April 20-21, 2018
Randolph-Macon College
Ted Sheckels (Debate), 804-752-7288
Nick Kalagian (Congress), 540-729-8118,
Lisa Giles, VHSL Assistant Director, 434-977-8475

2018 and 2019 State Site/Host
Randolph-Macon College
114 College Avenue
Ashland, VA  23005

2016-17 Results


Info for Tournament Directors

Debate Topics for 2017-18
Debate Topics for 2016-17
Conference Director's Packet
Region Director's Packet
Conference Report Form
Region Report Form

Student Congress Website

VASDDC Conference Information - Sept. 22-23, 2017

VASDDC Conference Registration

Info for Tournament Teams

Debate Topics for 2017-18
Debate Topics for 2016-17
Conference Entry Form
Region Entry Form
State Entry Form
State Information Packet
State Congress Guideline

Student Congress Website

Host Hotels

LaQuinta Inns and Suites
$114 plus tax/room
Deadline:  April 11

Holiday Inn Express
$99 plus tax/room
Deadline:  April 11

Event Safety Protocol

Non-member school event safety protocol guide


Past Results



DID YOU KNOW -- When members of the Washington and Jefferson Literary Societies at the University of Virginia decided in the fall of 1913 to organize a debating league among the secondary schools of the state, they could not have conceived how their small project would develop, expand and grow into what is now the Virginia High School League. By the fall of 1914, 100 schools were enrolled in the Virginia High School Literary League. Its program was expanded during 1914-15 to include a contest in oral reading, and statewide competition in baseball, basketball and track soon followed. Each activity was governed by a set of standard rules developed by the League which was renamed "The Virginia High School Literary and Athletic League."

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