College of Western Idaho's (CWI) Speech and Debate team is one of the oldest and most successful programs at the College. As of 2023, the team has earned nine national titles and a multitude of regional and conference awards, on top of a significant number of individuals awards each season.
- Members of the Speech and Debate team (COMM 114) are taught skills in research, public speaking, and argument and are provided opportunities to refine these skills in preparation for intercollegiate competitions.
- Former competitors have gone on to compete for university teams, receive scholarships, become Pi Kappa Delta All-Americans, and more. Some have gone on to achieve master's and doctorate degrees, practice law, and even run for public office.