Urban Debate National Championship

2023 — Dallas, TX/US

Coaches and Competitors,

Welcome to the 2023 Urban Debate National Championship. We are excited to return to an in person event on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. The UDNC will be held March30th-April 2ndwith most teams arriving Thursday, March 30th.

Registration will be in two waves: First on Thursday, March 30th before 4 PM at the Hilton Dallas/Park Cities; Second on Friday, March 30th at 9 AM at SMU. Finals will take place on Sunday, April 2nd with all teams departing by that night. The full event schedule is posted.

Please find information and updates for competing teams on this site using the tabs on the right hand side. All qualification questions should handled by your local league. Qualified teams will be admitted to the tournament only after ALL requested materials have been received by the NAUDL.

Please contact your league for any questions regarding travel, qualification or eligibility. Registration and logistics questions can be sent to Taylor Beck (taylorbeck@urbandebate.org)

We hope the UDNC is a wonderful culminating event for your season and look forward to seeing you in Dallas.


Sara Sanchez, Tournament Director

Luke Hill, Tabroom Director

Taylor Beck, Pre-Tournament Logistics Manager