- American Communication Association
- The American Communication Association (ACA) is a not-for-profit organization, a virtual professional association with actual presence in the world of scholars and practitioners alike. ACA was created to promote academic and professional research, criticism, teaching, practical use, and exchange of principles and theories of human communication. .
- National Debate Tournament (NDT)
- Although the NDT, founded in 1947, is technically one annual tournament, it describes an entire style of debate. It is the same as Japanese academic debate and American high school "policy" debate.
- Cross-Examination Debate Association (CEDA)
- CEDA, founded in 1972, is a kind of academic debate. It is the largest debate organisation in the United States.
- American Parliamentary Debate Association
- Founded in 1981, and student-run, it organises most parliamentary debate in the Northeast United States.
- National Parliamentary Debate Association
- Founded in 1992, and faculty-run, it organises parliamentary debate in the Western United States
- Debate Central(WWW)
- Most useful Debate site in U.S. Plenty of infomation about Debate.
- The Tahoe Conference on Academic Debate
- The conference will be held on June 2001, supported by JDA.