University of Kansas Jayhawk Debate Institute



JDI offers two-week intermediate and advanced and three-week advanced policy debate workshops. Programming includes topic lectures; classes in debate theory, case construction, strategy and refutation; research at the University of Kansas libraries; and practice debates and tournaments.

General Info

Name University of Kansas Jayhawk Debate Institute
Location Lawrence, KS
Year-round Contacts 785-864-9893
Program Focuses & Features Debate
Grade Range (rising grades) 10-12
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 15-18
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Scott Harris, Director
Residential Fee $1700-2300, 2-3 weeks.
Day Fee $1150-1400, 2-3 weeks.
Dates & Sessions June-July; 2 sessions, 2-3 weeks long


Scott Harris, Director