Welcome to the Maine Forensic Association

High School Speech and Debate

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The Maine Forensic Association…

…oversees speech and debate tournaments throughout the state. Recognized by the National Speech & Debate Association, National Catholic Forensic League, and Maine Principals' Association; MFA membership is open to all Maine high schools.

Public Speaking, Oration, and Debate

The MFA fosters skill-building and excellence in a variety of speaking formats.

Integrity, Respect, and Courage

Members of the MFA—students, coaches, and judges—practice civic engagement and ethical conduct.







Start a Team!

The Maine Forensic Association typically hosts tournaments for high school competitors, but is also branching to include middle school teams. See current members. Learn what it takes to start a team in your school