Capitol Beltway Fall Classic

2021 — NSDA Campus, US

Capitol Debate cordially invites you to the 15th Annual Capitol Beltway Fall Classic on November 13th and 14th, 2021. The tournament will be hosted virtually on NSDA Platform. Registration is now open on Tabroom.


We will offer Novice and 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/December 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 13th. Full schedule to be posted soon!

Look forward to seeing you!

Ronald Bratt,


 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 5th, 2021. 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 5th, 2021 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 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