MSDL Online Novice Tournament

2020 — Online, MA/US

Welcome to the MSDL Novice Tournament main page.  Important information for the day of the tournament appears below. 

There are resource web pages (see buttons to the right, under TOURNAMENT PAGES & FORMS).


SCHEDULE (Check back for tweaks to accommodate the online environment)

8:00 to 8:30 - Check-in/texts (Please text (preferred) or call 508-397-5143). Please identify your school when texting.

8:30 Debate Judge Meeting (Mandatory for all judges - even if you are a debater or have judged before) here - passcode MSDL2020 

8:45 Debate Student Welcome Meeting - here  

9:00 Speech and Congress Student Welcome Meeting

9:00 Speech Judge Meeting

9:00 All debate rounds start

9:15: Extemp and Radio Prep begins

3:00 to 3:45 Speech Exhibitions and Congress Bill Writing Session

~4:00 Awards


IMPORTANT LINKS (under construction - check back)

Speech Judge Lounge can be reached through your Tabroom Login

Debate judge lounge - here


TECHNICAL CONTACT INFO - Day of the tournament

Debate - Email or text (617) 564-0281

Speech - Email




The Massachusetts Speech and Debate League fosters a culture of diversity and inclusion. We expect all members of our community to treat one another with respect. Should you have any issues, please come to the TAB room and ask to speak with a member of the MSDL Board.