James Logan Martin Luther King Jr Invitational

2022 — NSDA Campus, CA/US


The 2022 MLK Invitational will be virtual. The tournament invitation will be available for download in November. 

The James Logan MLK Invitational has one division and is a Varsity level tournament. Please enter your students who are competing in Varsity categories of their event. We cannot accept any Independent entries. Academies are welcome to attend, as long as students are tied to an organization with a responsible adult!

We are pleased to introduce a Middle School Division at this year's competition!


All events will be synchronous competition. Competitors will be expected to participate live via NSDA Campus. 


Registration is currently open for Coaches to reserve "TBA" entry spots in all events. 

We are starting registration with the following Entry Limits:

All Debate events - 7 entries per team 
All Speech events - 15 entries per team
Congress - 15 entries per team


Friday, December 17, 2021 

  • Registration deadline for all events to be removed off the waitlist. Please input competitors names into Tabroom by this date to be cleared off the waitlist.

  • We will not accept “TBA” entries into the tournament.  

Wednesday, January 5, 2022 

  • Registration deadline for all events is due by 5:00 PM PST. 

  • TBA slots will be dropped beyond this point. 

  • This is also the deadline to request hired judges. 


  • All registration payments must be RECEIVED no later than this date. 

  • If your registration is not received by this deadline, your team’s entries will be immediately dropped. 

Friday, January 7, 2022 

  • The DROP DEADLINE for this year’s tournament by 5:00 PM PST.

  • JUDGE entry deadline by 11:55 PM PST.  

  • Any drops made after this deadline will incur the full registration fee penalty for that event. 

  • Drops after this date will not be refunded. Any outstanding fees owed will need to be taken care of prior to the start of the tournament.   

Monday, January 10, 2022 

  • Waitlisted entries to the tournament will be cleared by this date and coaches will be contacted. Teams not cleared by this date will have little chance of being entered into the tournament.