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Senior Open Student Training

We are excited for you to compete at the NSDA Senior Open! We understand that you may have missed out on your end of season tournaments, and we are glad to create an opportunity for you to share your message, close out your senior year, and celebrate your speech and debate community. Please read the Online 2020 Senior Open Procedures and review the training videos below prior to competition on Saturday, May 30. Note that the competition site will be live for you to practice logging in to rooms on Friday, May 29 from 10:00 a.m.  to 6:00 p.m. CT. If the videos below are hard to view, click the gear icon in the lower right to increase the resolution. To see closed captions on videos, click the cc button at the bottom of the video window.

Understanding the Senior Open Schedule

Competitors must report to their competition room 30 min prior to round start. Extempers will report to prep when pairings are released.

Tabroom.com Account Set Up

Click “Profile” after you have logged in to ensure you are set up to receive text and email notifications.

Competing in Speech Events

Find pairings after logging into Tabroom.com and go to competition.speechanddebate.org to access your competition room.

Competing in Debate Events

Find pairings after logging into Tabroom.com and go to competition.speechanddebate.org to access your competition room.

Competing in Congressional Debate

Find pairings after logging into Tabroom.com and go to competition.speechanddebate.org to access your competition room.

Asking for Help

Go to the “Helplines” tab at competition.speechanddebate.org to email tournament staff.