Digital Speech and Debate e Championship

2023 — NSDA Campus, US

We are excited to announce the inaugural Digital Speech & Debate e-Championship! This is a collaborative venture between the Tournament of Champions and the National Speech & Debate Association to provide an accessible, cost-effective online championship opportunity for your students in grades 6-12. Thank you to the NAUDL, NCFL, NIETOC, and NFHS for their support of this event.

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  • May 6-8, 2023


  • Debate: No double entry is permitted
  • Speech: Competitors may enter up to three total events (no more than two per pattern)
  • Pattern A: USX, IX, DEC, DI, DUO, INF, PRO, STO
    • Competitors in USX or IX may not double enter in Pattern A
  • Pattern B: HI, OO, POI, POE, IMP, SW


  • Middle School: Open invitational for competitors in grades 6-8
  • Novice: Open invitational for competitors in grades 9-10 and in their first year of competition
  • Varsity: Competitors in grades 9-12 must meet at least one qualification below
    • One TOC Bid
    • 500 NSDA Honor Society Points (Special Distinction)
    • Urban Debate National Championship Qualifier
    • All-State/Festival Outstanding Performer
    • NSDA National Tournament Qualifier
    • NCFL Grand Nationals Qualifier
    • State Tournament Champion
    • NIETOC Qualifier


  • $50 per school
  • $50 per student entry
  • Waivers available for Title I schools

More information (e.g. Invitation, Procedures, Schedule) will be posted in the coming weeks!