Founded by John R. Park in 1869, the University of Utah’s Speech & Debate Team is
one of the oldest teams in the western United States. We have a long tradition of
competitive success in parliamentary debate and individual events. For the last three
years, the University of Utah has finished in the top 10 nationally.
John R. Park Debate Society Hosts English Speaking Union’s British National Debate Team
The John R. Park Debate Society is pleased to host the English Speaking Union’s British National Debate Team during their tour of the United States. Their tour will include a public debate held on the University of Utah Campus.