Last updated: November 29, 2022

Organization and Contact: 2023 2024 2025
American Debate Association
Dr. Danielle Verney O’Gorman, U.S. Naval Academy Tournament Locations:      
Cross Examination Debate Association
Brian Rubaie, University of Iowa Tournament Locations:      
National Debate Tournament
Dr. Sarah Partlow Lefevre, Idaho State Univ. Tournament Locations:      
National Forensic Association
John Boyer, Lafayette College Tournament Locations:      
National Individual Events Tournament
Dr. Nance Riffe, University of North Carolina-Charlotte Tournament Locations:      
Phi Rho Pi April 9-15, 2023 March 31-April 6, 2024 April 6-12, 2025
Prof. Wade Hescht, Lone Star College-North Harris Tournament Locations: Bethesda, MD Reno, NV  
Pi Kappa Delta
Dr. Jessica Furgerson, University of Cincinnati Tournament Locations:      
National Parliamentary Debate Association
Dr. David Worth, Rice University Tournament Locations:      
Interstate Oratorical Association
Larry Schnoor Tournament Locations:      
Mike Bauer, Ball State University Tournament Locations:      
Novice Nationals
Matt Delzer, Berry University Tournament Locations:      
National Christian College Forensics Invitational
Dr. Chris Leland, Azusa Pacific University
Pi Kappa Delta Comprehensive Invitational (aka Off-Year Nationals)
Ryan Louis, Ottawa University (KS) Tournament Locations:      
National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence
Adam Testerman, Texas Tech University Tournament Locations:      
International Forensics Association
Dr. Nicholas Butler, Arizona State University Tournament Locations:      
International Parliamentary Debate Association
Jorji Jarzabek, Louisiana State University-Shreveport Tournament Locations:      
US Worlds (British Parli) Championships        
Public Communication Speech and Debate League
Brian Swafford, Northwest Missouri State
National Speech Championships
Ryan Lauth

General rules about tournament dates — subject to change as noted above:

  • ADA – 2nd weekend of March
  • CEDA – 3rd weekend of March
  • DSR-TKA – 3rd weekend of March
  • NDT – Last full weekend in March (not on Easter) or 1st weekend in April
  • NFA – 3rd weekend of April
  • NIET – First weekend in April (Friday-Monday); if the 1st is on Saturday, then it is that weekend
  • PRP – 2nd full week in April (Monday-Saturday)
  • PKD – 2nd or 3rd week in March (odd years only)
  • NFL – 3rd week in June
  • Interstate Oratory – Last weekend in April
  • NEDA – Last weekend in March
  • Novice Nationals – 2nd or 3rd weekend in March (Friday-Sunday)
  • NPDA – Last weekend in March
  • NCCFI – 2nd weekend in March
  • Forensic Honorary – 1st or 2nd weekend in March (not during PKD years)
  • NPTE – Normally 1-2 weeks before NPDA Nationals.
  • ARTa – 1st weekend in May