49th Harvard National Forensics Tournament

2023 — Cambridge, MA/US

Welcome to the 49th Annual Harvard National Forensics Tournament

We are delighted to invite you to attend the Forty-Ninth annual Harvard National Forensics Tournament, which will be held in-person (with additional online events) on Presidents' Day Weekend, Saturday, Sunday, & Monday, February 18-20, 2023, in Cambridge, MA.

The full invitation will be posted shortly. 

We have several announcements concerning this year’s tournament.

First, we are happy to announce that we will host in-person competitions in 2023! We will not offer any hybrid divisions, but we will offer online divisions in: Middle School Public Forum, Middle School Congress, International Public Forum, and Debate en Español. We will continue to use Tabroom.com as the official registration and tournament management site for all events and divisions.

Second, for almost every event, we will maintain the same fees as the last year we held in-person competition (2020).

Third, we will again provide breakfast and lunch on Saturday and Sunday for all participants. Hospitality costs are included in the entry fees.

Fourth, all judges will be required to use electronic ballots in all divisions.

Lastly, we will not offer in-person registration on Friday before the tournament. All registration and final confirmation must be completed online. Participants will be required to confirm final entry details in lieu of traditional registration between noon ET on Thursday February 16, 2023 and noon ET on Friday February 17, 2023. All fees must be received in Cambridge by noon ET on Thursday February 16, 2023.

Sincerely yours,

Sherry Hall & Tripp Rebrovick