National Speech and Debate Tournament

2018 — Fort Lauderdale, FL/US

Full information about the 2018 National Speech & Debate Tournament is available on the NSDA Nationals page. Please review rules in our 2017-2018 High School Unified Manual.


Getting ready for your district's registration to open? Here are things you can do to be prepared to make registration quick and easy!


1. Find out the number of judges you will bring and calculate your school's cost of attendance by reviewing the Entry Packet found online here.


2. Distribute media release forms to each student to sign. A parent/guardian will need to sign as well if a student is under 18. These will be uploaded during registration. The form can be found online here.


3. Gather and be prepared to upload documents. Oratory and Info will need manuscripts to be uploaded, signed by the contestant and coach certifying the work is original. Interpretation events will need highlighted manuscripts of the original source to be uploaded.