Tim Averill Invitational online

2021 — NSDA Campus, MA/US

Resources for NEW debate judges

Before the tournament, please do the following:

  • Create an account in Tabroom.com.  Instructions are here, and it takes around five minutes.  
  • Take a look at the following videos:
    • Introduction to judging Public Forum Debate (~ 16 minutes) - here.
    • How to enter a ballot on Tabroom.com (~ 6 minutes) - here.
    • How to take notes ("flow") a debate round (~9 minutes) - here.
    • If you would like to see an example of a debate round, you can watch this video (~ 40 minutes) - here.
  • Check that you can connect to the video platform we use at debate tournaments:
    • Please use a desktop or laptop computer running the CHROME browser.
    • Check your ability to connect by following these directions - here.