Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Contact: Danny Ray, Thundering Word coach 304-696-5293

Marshall to welcome speech and debate competition this weekend

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University’s Huntington campus will be the host of the national championship tournament for the National Forensic Association starting Thursday, April 18, and continuing through Monday, April 22. 

Approximately 100 colleges and universities will be represented at this speech and debate event, said Danny Ray, coach of Marshall’s speech and debate team, the Thundering Word.

“We appreciate the support of the Marshall and Huntington communities during this important event,” Ray said.

A list of events for the tournament may be found online at

For further information, contact:  Office of University Communications
Marshall University | 213 Old Main | Huntington, WV 25755-1090
Fax: (304) 696-3197