A school rich in debate history, in Nashville, TN. Won the Tournament of Champions
in 1999, effectively the most prestigious policy debate tournament in the country, and blocked out the finals at the National Forensics League tournament in 2005. At the same time, an MBA debater was named the top speaker in the country. Also, MBA hosts the second most prestigious debate tournament in the country, The Southern Bell
. Teams from Glenbrook North
, USN, Westminster
, Mountain Brook
, and more prestigious debate schools compete every year for bids to the ToC
. The president of the National Forensics League, Billy Tate
works at MBA.