YG Online Congress and Speech Tournament
2021 ONLINE YOUNG GENIUS ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE, AND HIGH SCHOOL
SPEECH & CONGRESSIONAL DEBATE TOURNAMENT
SATURDAY, AUGUST 7, 2021
Young Genius Association is very excited to host our 11th online tournament, which will take place on Saturday, August 7, 2021. The event will be conducted entirely online via NSDA Classrooms.
Registration for this tournament is open for all student competitors from across the country and the globe. For Congressional debaters, there are two categories for enrollment: for elementary (2-5th grade) and combined middle and high school (6-12th grade) level competition. Please download our legislation docket and tournament handbook from the menu to the right.
We also offer opportunities for competitive speech, again at the elementary and combined middle and high school levels. Please consult the event descriptions in order to learn more about the format.
Tournament Schedule (note: all times listed in PST)
7:30 - 8:30AM • Mandatory Judge Check-In/Training
8:30 - 8:45AM • Tournament Welcome
9:00 - 10:15AM • Round 1 for all levels of Congress and Speech
10:15 - 10:30AM • Break
10:30 - 11:45AM • Round 2 for all levels of Congress and Speech
11:45AM - 12:45PM • Lunch Break
12:45 - 2:00PM • Round 3 for all levels of Congress and Speech
2:00 - 2:45PM • Break
2:45PM • Awards Announcement
Please note: We strongly encourage students to get up from their computers to rest their eyes and stretch their legs in between rounds!