Integrity: A National Forensic League member obeys the highest ethical standards and adheres to the rules of the League. League members recognize that integrity is central to earning the trust, respect, and support of one's peers. Integrity encompasses the highest regard for honesty, civility, justice, and fairness.
Humility: A League member does not regard him or herself more highly than others. Regardless of a person's level of success, he or she always looks beyond oneself to appreciate the inherent value of others.
Respect: A League member respects individual differences and fosters diversity. He or she promotes tolerance, inclusion, and empowerment for people from a variety of backgrounds.
Leadership: A League member influences others to take positive action toward productive change. League members commit to thoughtful and responsible leadership which promotes the other core values in the National Forensic League Code of Honor.
Service: A League member exercises the talents he or she has been given to provide service to his or her peers, community, and the League. At all times a League member is prepared to work constructively to improve the lives of others.
Adopted September 23, 2007 © National Forensic League Speech and Debate Honor Society