Breaking⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Barriers,

Building ⠀⠀⠀ Confidence

Using debate to provide students with a lifetime of benefits beyond the classroom


The DSDC Difference

Nurturing Environment

Supportive network of coaches, students, and volunteers to encourage growth

Individualized Attention

Training curriculum and assignments tailored to the abilities of every student

Opportunity for Leadership

Leadership opportunities through volunteering at local tournaments and within classes

Our Mission

Debate and Speech Development Community (DSDC) is a debate organization based in Surrey and White Rock. We seek to break down barriers so all students have the opportunity to participate in debate and speech activities.

Our Classes


For those newer to debate Designed specifically to teach the essentials of structure and argumentation


For those familiar with debate Designed to teach analysis, technique, and research


For those comfortable with debating at a higher level Designed to teach strategy, style, and to enhance performance

Our Team

Meet the passionate team of youth behind the organization