The Sampler

2021 — Online, FL/US

The Sampler: A Supplemental Showcase presented by Fortlo Academy. The Sampler is an asynchronous tournament that is being held as a precluded for students who are entering Supplemental events at the National Speech and Debate National Tournament. The tournament provides a way for students to receive feedback before their submission on June 1, 2021. No live supplemental events will be offered. The tournament begins on Friday, May 21, 2021, and concludes on Monday, May 24, 2021. There will four rounds of preliminaries and breaks to semi-finals and finals. If entries are substantial, breaks may increase to quarters.


Additionally, there is a Middle School and High Division.

Registration opens on Thursday, May 13, 2021, and ends on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. A

Rules and guidelines will follow the NSDA set rules. 

Entry fees are only $12.00 per event and one judge for every 4 entries is required.

If you have any questions and/or concerns you may contact the Tournament Host Renea L. Moss, Founder of Fortlo Academy at


Tournamanet Schedule

Friday, May 21, 2021

Round 1 : 12 pm EST

Round 2: 5 pm EST


Saturday, May 22, 2021

Round 3: 12 pm EST

Round 4: 5 pm EST


Sunday, May 23, 2921

Semi-finals: 12 pm EST

Finals: 6 pm EST


Monday, May 24, 2021

Announcement of Placements

There will be awards and trophies for finalists and champions of individual events.