Dan and Shelby
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RMC’s Debate Team finished in the top half of the Athens Open 2015, which was held in Athens, Greece, from August 28-30. There were 15 countries represented at the tournament, with Rocky Mountain College and the U.S. Air Force Team as the only two teams from the United States.  Read more...


Mission Statement:

The Rocky Mountain College Debate program creates future leaders through a nationally and internationally competitive debate program. Through civic engagement with other cultures, nationalities and political perspectives, we become informed and ethical decision makers that invite an atmosphere of open and fair discourse. The RMC debate program promotes the core values of Rocky Mountain College throughout the RMC community and intercollegiate debate network. 


  1. To explore critical questions with ethical communication practices while honing public speaking, argumentation, and group communication skills.

  2. To engage in an open dialogue with various national, international, and political perspectives on current issues.

  3. To be an active and visible part of Rocky Mountain College to enhance the educational experience for debate participants and the RMC community.

  4. To promote academic excellence and transformational learning in the RMC community and the national and international debate network.