2020 Capitol Beltway Fall Classic

2020 — Online, US

Capitol Debate cordially invites you to the 14th Annual Capitol Beltway Fall Classic on November 14th and 15th, 2020. The tournament will be hosted virtually. Registration is now open on Tabroom.


We will offer varsity competition in Public Forum Debate. We are pleased to announce that the tournament has been designated by the TOC as a Finals bid qualifier in Public Forum debate. There will be 6 preliminary debates and then a requisite amount of elimination debates based on the number of participating teams. Students will debate the November topic. To accommodate non-EST students who are interested in attending, our tournament will have a delayed start time; Round 1 will start at 10:00am EST on Saturday, November 14th. Full schedule to be posted soon!


Look forward to seeing you!

Ronald Bratt


(855) 332-2834



 Public Forum Debate: $120.00 per team

  School Fee: $50 per school


Teams will be entered onto the waitlist until full payment is received.   Entries are due by 5:00 PM ET on Friday, November 6th, 2020. After this time, all fees will be frozen and schools will be charged full registration for any drops. Payment must be received by Friday, November 6th, 2020 to be entered in the tournament; after registration we will send you a Paypal request for the tournament fees. 


We will have online registration available through Tabroom.com. Online registration will be open from 12pm to 9pm Friday. Each school must register during that time to confirm that its coaches and judges will be attending. Please do not register unless you will actually be attending. 



Schools must provide judging sufficient to cover their entries. All judges must be available to judge through at least the first elimination round or 1 round past the round in which their team has been eliminated. Judges must be available for both days of the event. Judge obligations are as follows

  Public Forum: One qualified judge per every 2 PF teams (no partial coverage).

A limited number of judges are available for hire. Judges cost $180 per uncovered entry.