Summer Forensics Institute

Summer Forensics Institute

Save the Date for the 2014 Summer Forensics Institute!

Mark your calendar for July 13 - 26, 2014 for the Summer Forensics Institute at Bradley University.  We will update our website in the months ahead, so check back often for 2014 details.  

Bradley University’s Speech Team, the reigning undisputed 2013 National Champion, is the most successful forensics program in the country.  Since 1980, Bradley has won more than 41 national championships and 153 individual national championships – a record of success unmatched by any other forensic or academic program in history.

For nearly 50 years, Bradley’s Summer Forensics Institute (SFI) has provided instruction to students from around the world. Join us this summer for personalized instruction from national champions specializing in Interp, Oratory, Extemp, Original Comedy, and Special Occasion Speaking. 

Dates and Cost

Sunday, July 13 - Saturday, July 26, 2014

Full institute fee of $1,195 covers all instruction, camp t-shirt, handouts, computer costs, lunches, dinners, final banquet, and accommodations in an air-conditioned residence hall.  The commuter fee is $1,045.  

Areas of Focus

The 2014 Summer Forensics Institute will offer instruction in the following areas: Oratory, Humorous Interp, Special Occasion Speaking, Dramatic Interp, Original Comedy, Informative, Declamation, Extemp, Prose, Impromptu, Poetry, Duo Humorous (both partners must attend camp), Duo Dramatic (both partners must attend camp).

In the News

Bradley's Speech Team placed 2nd at the American Forensics Association National Individual Events Tournament in April, 2014.  Congrats to Morgan Green who tied for top speaker in the nation, taking home the 2nd place award after tie breaking procedures.  Read more >


Speaking of Champions
Back-to-back National Champs
Three in '13


Forget NCAA Titles, This School Dominates Spoken Word
Big Talkers: Bradley U Students from Chicago Area Win National Speaking Prize

Learn From the Best
Bradley's Championship Speech Team! 

2013 Bradley Speech Team 

Learn more about Bradley's Incredible Speech Team.