The Academy will introduce students to advanced debate fundamentals, improve their skills, and show them methods to better prepare themselves for debates. Further, the program will focus on the basics of debate and critical thinking, equipping students with the mindset and understanding necessary to debate successfully. The program has 36 spaces which are opened to primary and middle school students from public schools. The final Saturday will feature a 2-round tournament capped off by a final round for the highest-ranking teams in each age group.