National Speech and Debate Tournament

2019 — Dallas, TX/US


Download the National Tournament Registration checklist to ensure you've completed all steps by May 1!


More information:

-View the info in the yellow tabs on the right side of the screen

-Review Nationals website

-Review the 2018-2019 High School Unified Manual

-On Mon/Tues, only PF & BQ will be at the Crowne Plaza. On Wed, only Extemp Debate will be at the Crowne Plaza. All other events will be at the Dallas Sheraton. All events will be at the Dallas Sheraton Thurs/Fri.

-Download the required Entry Release Form (upload under each student's name in your registration)

-You will pay your invoice through your NSDA account. View instructions here.

-Guidebook App and Tournament Book will be posted here in May

-Congress docket and chamber assignments will be posted here in May


Important note: Public Forum, Lincoln-Douglas, Policy, World Schools, and Big Questions will use online ballots at the tournament. Please remind your judges to bring an electronic device they can use to fill out a ballot. All judges in those events must have a Tabroom account before they can be entered as judges in the tournament. They can create an account by clicking "Sign Up" at Share these instructions with judges for how to use online ballots.


We are excited to host you in Dallas for the 2019 National Tournament!

Please contact the NSDA at with any questions.