Triumph Debate Camp Scholarship Contest

The 2021 Triumph Debate Camp Scholarship (“contest”) is sponsored by Triumph Debate, and is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Triumph Debate reserves the right to change, alter, or modify these rules and/or dates at any time without notice. Winning students will receive funds to attend the Triumph Debate Camp.

Rules and requirements are listed below.

1.) All entries must be submitted directly to Triumph Debate at

2.) All entries must be submitted prior to June 12th at 11:59pm ET. Winners will be announced within a week after the contest closes.

3.) All entries must submit a creative work that encapsulates what Speech and Debate means to them. This work can be an essay, poem, song, film, painting, short story, or any other form of media. Applicants are encouraged to keep their submissions to a reasonable size. For example, no longer than 500 words for essays or 5 minutes for any videos submitted.

4.) All entrants must be high school students for the 2021-2022 academic year competing in Lincoln Douglas Debate.

5.) Only one entry per student is permitted. Incomplete, late or entries which contain unrequested information, or otherwise fail to comply with these Official Rules and Regulations will not qualify for consideration for the Contest. By entering the Contest, entrants and their parents/guardians acknowledge and agree that Triumph Debate LLC reserves the right to share or publish the entry along with any and all documentation submitted. Entrant and their parent/guardian represent and warrant that the entry is an original work and does not infringe on the intellectual property rights of any third party, is unpublished (in any form or medium) and has not won an award.

6.) All scholarships are non-transferable.

7.) Students already registered for the Triumph Debate Camp may enter, but will not receive a refund. Instead, the scholarship may be applied to attending camp for summer 2022. Should the student graduate, they may transfer the scholarship to a teammate.

Judging Criteria To Determine The (2) Winners

A panel of judges selected by Triumph Debate will anonymously evaluate all eligible submissions based on each student’s creative presentation. Two students will be chosen as winners: first and second place. The first-place winner will receive a full-ride scholarship to Triumph Debate Camp. The second-place winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to Triumph Debate Camp. All awards may only be used at Triumph Debate Camp.


Triumph Debate will administer any and all aspects of the Contest, including, without limitation, evaluating a student’s qualification or material submission, judge selection, review of entry documents and information, determination of prize winners, all of which is in the sole and absolute discretion of Triumph Debate.

Triumph Debate is not responsible for (i) incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized by this contest or by any human error which may occur in the processing of entries into this contest; or (ii) for lost, late, misdirected or delayed entries or electronic transmission errors or technical malfunctions.

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