Stoa — Christian Faith and Forensics

Stoa is a national High School and Junior High Speech and Debate organization serving the needs of privately educated, Christian Homeschooling families. Stoa trains and supports leaders who in turn develop students into confident, articulate leaders who can change their culture through the marketplace of ideas. Our students become like family, learning to encourage one another, accept criticism, and accept both victory and defeat with grace. Our graduates have become leaders at every level of work, community, and ministry.

While Stoa is a nationwide organization, its heart is found in the hundreds of individual clubs established locally. Stoa clubs are small communities, where coaches, parents, and alumni alike work together to train students. When families join Stoa, they have the option of joining an existing club in their area, or starting their own club. Each local club has the flexibility to determine their own time, day, length, and place of meeting. Each club has its own unique personality and dynamic, as diverse as the families who join and participate. Coaches and parents use club time to guide students as they learn and practice the skills needed for competition at Stoa tournaments. Far more than just being a classroom, clubs provide opportunities for teamwork, fellowship, and friendships that last a lifetime.

Tournaments are hosted by clubs across the nation each year and are open to all Stoa members, regardless of residence. Several are located in Texas with two being hosted by Invictus Fides this next tournament season.

Stoa USA

Speech & Debate Introductory Video