The George R. Brown Forensics Society is Rice University's competitive intercollegiate speech and debate team. Founded in 1984, the society replaced the original Rice Forensics Society, which existed from 1954 to 1964. The debate team is housed in the School of Humanities, but includes students from all majors at Rice. The team represents Rice by competing in speech and debate tournaments throughout the United States. The George R. Brown Forensics Society has a strong tradition of success. The society has brought home numerous national championships.