About This Course

About This Course

The Bluegrass Debate Coalition is committed to providing low-cost yet high-quality debate education to students of all levels in the state of Kentucky. To fulfill this mission, we offer a variety of online synchronous courses that students may enroll in. Upon completion of our classes, students will have stronger skills in communication, critical thinking, researching, writing, and argumentation. Download the full course syllabus here.

Our Elementary-School Courses are geared at students in grades 1st through 4th. These classes accommodate students of all different backgrounds. No matter your experience in Speech and Debate, we encourage you to join us. Our Elementary School Course includes 2 sessions, each with 6 classes. Each classes runs approximately 90 minutes. All classes are EST times.

This course is completely free for all students in the state of Kentucky. For any questions or concerns, please reach us at: (859)-218-8888.

The Bluegrass Debate Coalition is committed to providing low-cost yet high-quality debate education to students of all levels in the state of Kentucky. To fulfill this mission, we offer a variety of online synchronous courses that students may enroll in. Upon completion of our classes, students will have stronger skills in communication, critical thinking, researching, writing, and argumentation. Download the full course syllabus here.

Our Elementary-School Courses are geared at students in grades 1st through 4th. These classes accommodate students of all different backgrounds. No matter your experience in Speech and Debate, we encourage you to join us. This Elementary School Course includes 5 classes, with each class running approximately 90 minutes. All classes are EST times.

This course is completely free for all students in the state of Kentucky.

About This Course

About This Course

The Bluegrass Debate Coalition is committed to providing low-cost yet high-quality debate education to students of all levels in the state of Kentucky. To fulfill this mission, we offer a variety of online courses to improve skills in communication, critical thinking, researching, writing, and argumentation.

Our Elementary Debate courses are for students in grades 3rd- 5th. Our classes  can accommodate students of all backgrounds; no matter their previous level of experience. These courses meet for one hour, once per week for a total of six weeks. The course is offered at no cost for all students in the state of Kentucky.
If you have any questions, please reach out to us at bluegrassdebate@uky.edu or by phone at (859) 218-8888.

The Bluegrass Debate Coalition is committed to providing low-cost yet high-quality debate education to students of all levels in the state of Kentucky. To fulfill this mission, we offer a variety of online synchronous courses that students may enroll in. Upon completion of our classes, students will have stronger skills in communication, critical thinking, researching, writing, and argumentation. Download the full course syllabus here.

Our Elementary-School Courses are geared at students in grades 1st through 4th. These classes accommodate students of all different backgrounds. No matter your experience in Speech and Debate, we encourage you to join us. Our Elementary School Course includes 2 sessions, each with 6 classes. Each classes runs approximately 90 minutes. All classes are EST times.

This course is completely free for all students in the state of Kentucky. For any questions or concerns, please reach us at: (859)-218-8888.

Beginner Classes


Mondays, 4:00-5:00pm,
for 6 Weeks (Start: Nov 1st)

Fridays, 4:00-5:00pm,
for 6 Weeks (Start: Nov 5th)

Beginner Classes


Mondays, 4:00-5:00pm, for 6 Weeks
(Start: Nov 1st)

Fridays,
4:00-5:00pm,
for 6 Weeks
(Start: Nov 5th)

Beginner Classes


Mondays,
4:00-5:00pm,
for 6 Weeks
(Start: Nov 1st)

Fridays,
4:00-5:00pm,
for 6 Weeks
(Start: Nov 5th)

Intermediate Classes


Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00pm, for 6 Weeks
(Start: Nov 3rd)

Intermediate Classes


Wednesdays,
4:00-5:00pm,
4 Weeks - Recurring
(Start: Nov 3rd)

Advanced Classes


Currently Unavailable
(Maybe Spring '22)

Advanced Classes


Currently Unavailable
(Possibly Spring 2022)

Intermediate Classes


Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00pm,
for 4 Weeks - Recurring (Start: Nov 3rd)

Advanced Classes


Currently Unavailable
(Possibly Spring 2022)