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SDS 2022-23 Tryout Information now available!

Interested in Joining SDS? Tryouts information is now available here!

If you're curious to learn more about debate and SDS, come to our demo debate on Tuesday October 4th at 5:30 @ Meyer Green or feel free to get in touch with Karen Cho at

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​​​​​​Note: SDS is unable to respond to inquiries from current high school students who have not been admitted to Stanford. Please contact the university admissions office or consider taking part in the Stanford High School Invitational this year. 

  • If you are an admitted or matriculated Stanford student interested in joining SDS or would like to learn more about the tryout process, please contact Karen Hyunbee Cho (Vice President - Membership) at


  • If you are a Stanford or professional external organization interested in holding an event with SDS or an SDS alum wanting to stay in touch, please contact Anastasiia Malenko (Vice President - External Affairs) at


  • If you are an organization interested in sponsoring SDS or the Stanford Invitational High School Tournament, or an alum interested in making a donation to SDS, please contact Senkai Hsia (Vice President - Finance) at


  • All questions relating to the Stanford Invitational and SNFI Camp should be directed to the contact details listed on their respective webpages