Cogito Debate Fall 2022 Semester

[August 22-December 17]

Fall 2022 Classes

*Classes with a * indicate that they have prerequisites in order to enroll.
Ages 8-11

Introduction to Junior Speakers and Debaters
Intermediate Junior Speakers and Debaters*

Ages 11-14

Advanced Public Speaking
MS Introduction to Public Speaking
MS Introduction to Parliamentary Debate
MS Intermediate Parliamentary Debate*
Introduction to Lincoln Douglas
Foundations of Speech and Debate
Middle School Parliamentary Debate Club*

Ages 14-17

HS Introduction to Public Speaking
HS Introduction to Parliamentary Debate
Introduction to Lincoln Douglas Debate
Intermediate Lincoln Douglas Debate*
Lincoln Douglas Debate Club*

High School Parliamentary Debate Club*

Cogito Debate will also be providing classroom instruction at various TUSD schools, the
Great Park of Irvine, San Diego HuaXia Chinese School, and other satellite locations.

The Early Bird Promotion ONLY Applies to Cogito Irvine Main Campus (and Online) Classes.

Course Recommendations

Unsure what class to sign up for? Email us to find the best class for your child, or refer to your child’s most recent student evaluation for guidance.

Semester Dates

Calendar is tentative and subject to change at any time.

  • 8/16 Virtual Back to Cogito Night
  • 8/17 In Person Back to Cogito Night
  • 8/22-8/27 First Week of Fall Classes
  • 10/17-10/22 Parent Conference Week
  • 11/12 Cogito Turkey Talk Fall Intramural Tournament
  • 11/18 Friendsgiving/Movie Night
  • 11/21-11/26 Thanksgiving Break [NO CLASSES IN SESSION]
  • 12/16 End of Semester Celebration Event
  • 12/12-12/17 Final Week of Fall Classes

Tournament Schedule

Schedule subject to change at any time. List will be updated as tournament dates are finalized. For any questions, please contact our Director of Debate, Kristina Rietveld



  • 9/24-9/26 Jack Howe Memorial Invitational 2022
  • Location: CSU Long Beach
  • Open to: Intermediate LD, LD Club, MS + HS Parli Club