The Independence Winter Classic

2020 — NSDA Campus, US

11/10/20 Update. OUT OF STATE SCHOOLS (NON-MO) SHOULD CLICK REGISTER AND EMAIL IMMEDIATELY if registering after 11/10/2020. We must fill out the paperwork with our state association for out of state schools to attend. 

States, where paperwork for sanctioning should have been submitted, include: AR, CA, DC, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, MO, NJ, NV, NY, OK, TX, WI, WY

The Truman High School Speech and Debate team invites you to the Independence Winter Classic held Friday, Saturday, and Sunday,
December 4th-6th. The Varsity Division will be hosted by Truman; a separate Novice Division will be hosted by William Chrisman. Please contact Shelia Holt for information regarding the Novice Division.

Registration is through; you can find our tournament website here:  Students and coaches should all be familiar with how to find and use this website. All participants must sign up for and subscribe to Live Updates for the relevant entries at the tournament. Please use the wiki if you have any questions about this, or how to register etc. The tournament will use the National Speech and Debate Associations Campus program and its integration with

The 2020 Independence Winter Classic is a bid tournament to the prestigious Tournament of Champions in Individual Speech Events and Congressional Debate and a National Individual Events Tournament of Champions bid tournament.

For additional information, please refer to the full invitation or email with any questions or concerns.

*Entry fees waived in the Policy division for ALL out of state (Non-Mo) schools and Debate-KC teams. Schools must still cover their judging burden.

Best regards,

Jeri Willard

Parker Hopkins 

(913) 283-5212