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Livestream Coverage 2021

National Speech and Debate Online Tournament 2021

Watch livestream coverage of the 2021 National Speech & Debate Tournament starting Sunday, June 13!

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 Sunday, June 13, 2021

6:00 p.m. Opening Ceremony and Diamond Ceremony presented by Colorado College (Livestream #1)

 

Monday, June 14, 2021

10:30 a.m. Congressional Debate Opening (competitors view on their own via Livestream #1)

 

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

6:00 p.m. Posting Party and Awards — Specialty Awards, Announcement of House Quarterfinalists, Senate Semifinalists, and Elimination Round Qualifiers in World Schools, Policy, Lincoln-Douglas, Public Forum, and Big Questions (Livestream #1)

 

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

3:00 p.m. Posting Party — Announcement of Main Speech Top 102 (Top 60 in Duo) and Supplemental Speech Semifinalists (Livestream #1)
9:00 p.m. Posting Party — Announcement of House Semifinalists, Senate Finalists, and Main Speech Top 60 (Top 30 in Duo) (Livestream #1)

 

Thursday, June 17, 2021

10:00 a.m. Congressional Debate – Senator Richard Lugar Senate Final Session #1 presented by the Stennis Center for Public Service (Livestream #1)
1:00 p.m. Big Questions Final presented by the John Templeton Foundation (Livestream #2)
2:30 p.m. Congressional Debate – Senator Richard Lugar Senate Final Session #2 presented by the Stennis Center for Public Service (Livestream #1)
3:00 p.m. Posting Party — Announcement of Main Speech Top 30 (Top 14 in Duo) (Livestream #2)
9:00 p.m. Posting Party — Announcement of House Finalists, Supplemental Speech Finalists, and Main Speech Top 14 (Top 6 in Duo) (Livestream #1)
All times are shown in CT.

Friday, June 18, 2021

10:00 a.m. Congressional Debate – Representative Barbara Jordan House Final Session #1 presented by the Stennis Center for Public Service (Livestream #1)
11:00 a.m. World Schools Debate Final presented by Simpson College (Livestream #2)
1:00 p.m. Lincoln-Douglas Debate Final (Livestream #2)
2:30 p.m. Congressional Debate – Representative Barbara Jordan House Final Session #2 presented by the Stennis Center for Public Service (Livestream #1)
2:30 p.m. Public Forum Debate Final presented by the Arthur N. Rupe Foundation (Livestream #2)
3:00 p.m. Posting Party — Announcement of Main Speech Top 6 (Livestream #3)
4:00 p.m. Richard B. Sodikow Policy Debate Final (Livestream #2)
4:00 p.m. Dr. Tommie Lindsey, Jr., Live Duo Interpretation Final presented by Colorado College (Livestream #3)
5:30 p.m. Joe and Pam Wycoff Original Oratory Final presented by the Patrick Henry Memorial Foundation Auxiliary (Livestream #3)
5:30 p.m. Original Spoken Word Poetry Final presented by the Delores Taylor Arthur School for Young Men (Livestream #1)
6:30 p.m. Pro Con Challenge Final (Livestream #1)
7:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony — Debate Awards (Livestream #2)
8:00 p.m. Dr. Tommie Lindsey, Jr., Asynchronous Split-Screen Duo Interpretation Final presented by Colorado College (Livestream #3)

 

Saturday, June 19, 2021

10:00 a.m. Informative Speaking Final (Livestream #1)
10:00 a.m. Program Oral Interpretation Final presented by Quaker Bakery (Livestream #2)
10:00 a.m. Brother René Sterner Prepared Commentary Final (Livestream #3)
11:00 a.m. Poetry Reading Final (Livestream #3)
12:00 p.m. Carmendale Fernandes United States Extemporaneous Speaking Final presented by the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute (Livestream #1)
12:00 p.m. Humorous Interpretation Final (Livestream #2)
12:00 p.m. Expository Final (Livestream #3)
1:00 p.m. Storytelling Final presented by Bob and Salli Stockton (Livestream #3)
2:00 p.m. A. C. Eley International Extemporaneous Speaking Final presented by the Council on Foreign Relations (Livestream #1)
2:00 p.m. Lanny D. and B. J. Naegelin Dramatic Interpretation Final presented by Simpson College (Livestream #2)
2:30 p.m. Prose Reading Final presented by Lafayette College (Livestream #3)
4:00 p.m. Prepared Prompt Speaking Final presented by Bob and Salli Stockton (Livestream #3)
5:00 p.m. Extemporaneous Debate Final presented by Colorado College (Livestream #1)
6:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony — Speech Awards, Supplemental Event Awards, and School Awards (Livestream #1)
All times are shown in CT.
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