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Tuition and Costs

Programs are designed on a 2 week model. One week models are available that will include basic instruction as well as daily drills, practice rounds and one practice tournament. Two week programs will check in on July 8 and check out on July 22; one week programs will check in on July 8 and check out on July 15.

2 week residential (Policy, LD, Speech, Public Forum/Parliamentary)- $1750 ($1650 if fully paid by May 15)

1 week residential (Policy, LD, Speech, Public Forum/Parliamentary)- $975 ($900 if fully paid by May 15)

 

All residential tuition includes double occupancy room with linens, and three meals per day in our residential dining hall.

 

2 week commuter (Policy, LD, Speech, Public Forum/Parliamentary)- $925 ($850 if fully paid by May 15)

1 week commuter (Policy, LD, Speech, Public Forum/Parliamentary)- $525 ($475 if fully paid by May 15)

 

All commuter tuition includes lunch and dinner in our residential dining hall. Commuters may purchase breakfast if so desired.

Coaches are welcome at the Pioneer Debate Institute! Coaches can attend whichever events they choose and then attend twice daily discussions with Lewis & Clark DOF Joe Gantt on topics such as debate pedagogy, teaching ideas, team management and tournament administration. 

Coaches will receive $100 off of tuition for each of their students who attend a 2 week program, and $50 off of tuition for each of their students who attend a 1 week program.

Partial scholarships will be available on the basis of demonstrated financial need. Documentation of such need will be requested as a part of the scholarship application process.

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