APU Forensics Team

  • Engage in parliamentary debate, public address events, oral interpretation, and limited preparation events
  • Participate in the Lincoln-Douglas Debate.
  • Take part in eight to ten tournaments each semester on the local, state, and national levels.
  • Travel to international tournaments.
  • Be a part of a National Christian Colleges Forensics Tournament championship team.

You should join the forensics team if you want to:

  • Develop better critical-thinking skills and substantially improve public speaking abilities.
  • Build lasting friendships and self-confidence in and out of the classroom.
  • Glorify God in a unique way by sharing ideas from a Christian perspective.
  • Serve by hosting tournaments and speaking and debating in the community.
  • Achieve excellence in high levels of competition.

To get involved, contact Fernanda DeLao, lead coach, at fdelao@apu.edu or (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3593. No prior experience is necessary.

The forensics program gave our team the opportunity to call ourselves national champions. That is a wonderful feeling, and the people involved with this program are what truly make it amazing.

James Stevenson ‘09
Note: This information is current for the 2017-18 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.