The John R. Park Debate Society (the University of Utah Speech and Debate Team) is sponsored and housed in the Department of Communication in the College of Humanities. The team focuses on three main activities: sponsoring public debate events, high school outreach, and hosting and competing in intercollegiate competitions. The University of Utah Speech & Debate Team is one of the oldest in the western United States and has a long tradition of competitive success. For the last three years, the University of Utah has finished in the top 10 nationally. To learn more about the team’s history and focus, please click here.
Director of Forensics
Assistant Director of Forensics
Assistant Director, Individual Events
Assistant Director, Debate
Christopher de Freitas