Welcome to the Maine Forensic Association

This is the official website of the Maine Forensic Association. The Maine Forensic Association (MFA) is the organizational body for Speech, Debate, and Student Congress competition for the state of Maine. If you have questions regarding the MFA or if you need information, we recommended that you contact one of the officers.

Latest News & Resources

Coaches Conference - May 9 - The Spring MFA Coaches Conference will be held May 9 at the Maine Bar Association headquarters 124 State Street Augusta
May 4, 2014 at 12:02 pm
Registration for Middle School Tournament - Register at TabRoom.com at the link provided here. Debate topic for both LD and PF is: Resolved: When in conflict national security concerns should take precedence over personal privacy rights
May 4, 2014 at 11:48 am
May 2014 Middle School Tournament - Middle School Tournament will be held May 29 at Maranacook middle school 3-6pm. Events: LincolnDouglas and Public Forum debate, and will offer speech categories of limited nature � poetry, prose, oral interp (di/hi), odec if students are interested. $2 donation fees suggested, to defray costs. Asking teams to bring snacks and drinks for participants and judges. Contact Amy Trunnell for more info: [email protected]
May 4, 2014 at 11:20 am
Photos from the State Championship Tournament - A link to the awesome photos taken by Tony Payne at the State Championship tournament
Feb 9, 2014 at 2:16 pm
MFA Championship Tournament to be live streamed! - Details of the live streaming of MFA competition events on Saturday noon to 7:30pm
Jan 23, 2014 at 10:09 pm
Competition Event Comparison - This handout compares the MFA, NCFL and NFL events, entry limits and awards.
Jan 14, 2014 at 8:09 am
Fall 2013 Coaches Meeting Notes - Notes from the September Coaches Meeting
Sep 18, 2013 at 7:56 pm
Final MFA Competition Calendar 2013 - 2014 - Updates: Changed Falmouth Nov 9 to All Events; Added Brunswick All Events Dec 14; Added York Debate on Jan 18
Sep 18, 2013 at 8:00 am
Handout: Meeting the Common Core - In October, students from Erskine Academy and Falmouth High School demonstrated Public Forum Debate at the Maine School Management Association Fall meeting in Augusta. This handout supplemented the presentation to describe how forensics meets every single Common Core standard. Watch the video of the presentation at http://vimeo.com/maineforensic/commoncore
Nov 26, 2012 at 7:30 pm
Code of Ethical Behavior