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NSDA Finals Watch Parties & Materials

National champion coach and teacher Renea L. Moss (Miramar High School, Florida) invites you and your students to join her weekly virtual NSDA Final Round Watch Parties. At a variety of times and covering a variety of events, this is a creative way for students to learn from past finalists and from other students across the country. 

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Watch Parties

Click Here to access the virtual watch room for your watch party.

All Watch Parties are in Eastern Time.

Completed Watch Parties

Watch Party #1: Dramatic Interp Watch Party
Tuesday March 31, 2020 at 11am, 3pm, and 7pm EST

Coaches and students are invited to join during any of the watch parties to view the three performances below. All three featured competitors will join one or more of the watch parties to chat with students.

    • Tell the Truth and Shame the Devil performed by Tayland Ratliff 2017 NSDA Finalist DI
    • Silence Broken performed by Kimberly Lee 2018 NSDA Champion DI
    • No Ashes in the Fire performed by Jacob Foster 2019 NSDA Champion DI

Download the Dramatic Interp Worksheet. (PDF | Word)

Jacob Foster, 2019 DI Champion

Jacob Foster, 2019 DI Champion

Watch Party #2: Original Oratory Watch Party
Wednesday April 1, 2020 at 11am, 3pm, and 7pm EST

co-hosted by Renea Moss and Rachel West (Cypress Bay HS, FL)

Coaches and students are invited to join during any of the watch parties to view the three performances below. Featured competitors have been invited to join one or more of the watch parties to chat with students.

    • “12D” performed by Rickey Williams
    • “Our Quest for the Golden Apple” performed by Halima Badri
    • “Simply Put” performed by Haris Hosseini

Download the Original Oratory Worksheet. (PDF | Word)

If you have any questions or materials/ideas you’d like to share, please email Recognition and Education Coordinator Lauren McCool at lauren.mccool@speechanddebate.org

Halima Badri, 2018 OO Champion, 2019 3rd place

Halima Badri, 2018 OO Champion, 2019 3rd place

Watch Party #3: Humorous Interp Watch Party
Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 11am, and 7pm EST

(no 3pm session)

Coaches and students are invited to join during any of the watch parties to view the three performances below. Featured competitors have been invited to join one or more of the watch parties to chat with students.

    • Defending Your Life performed by Jacob Wallack (2016 Finalist)
    • Tammy: A Coming of Age Story About a Girl Who was Part T-Rex performed by Evan Eiglarsh (2017)
    • Killer Halloween performed by Taylor Headrick (2018 )

Download the Humorous Interp Worksheet. (PDF | Word)

Taylor Headrick - 2018 HI Champion, 2019 5th Place

Taylor Headrick – 2018 HI Champion, 2019 5th Place

Watch Party #4: DUO Interp Watch Party
Wednesday, April 8, 2020. – 11a.m. , 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. EST

Coaches and students are invited to join during any of the watch parties to view the three performances below. Featured competitors have been invited to join one or more of the watch parties to chat with students.

    • The Invention of Wings performed by Claire Doty and Zakkiyah Sanders
    • Bad Words performed by Kamila Cwanek & Molly McDermott
    • Donnie Darko performed by Kyle Ahern and Kevin Ahern

Download the DUO Interpretation Worksheet. (PDF | Word)

Kyle Ahern and Kevin Ahern (2019 Champions)

Kyle Ahern and Kevin Ahern (2019 Champions)

Watch Party #5: POI Watch Party
Thursday, April 9, 2020 – 11 a.m.,  3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Program Oral Interpretation

Coaches and students are invited to join during any of the watch parties to view the three performances below. Featured competitors have been invited to join one or more of the watch parties to chat with students.

    • Before It Hits Home performed by Quest Broussard (2017 POI Champion)
    • Leadership We Need performed by Jenee Cidel (2017 Runner-Up and 2018 Champion)
    • Debate Like A Girl performed by Ella Schnake (2019 Champion)
    • Blood Sugar performed by Daliss Hicks (2018 and 2019 Finalist)
Ella Schnake (2019 Champion)

Ella Schnake – (2019 Champion)

Watch Party #6: Public Forum Debate Watch Party
Tuesday, April 14, 2020. 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

co-hosted with Alyssa Fiebrantz (NSU University School. FL)

Coaches and students are invited to join during any of the watch parties to view the three performances below. Featured competitors have been invited to join one or more of the watch parties to chat with students.

Download the Public Forum Worksheet. (PDF | Word)

2019 Final Round featuring Bradley Tidwell and Evan Pan (Second Place) and Sandeep Shankar and Daniel Cigale (2019 Champions).

2019 Final Round featuring Bradley Tidwell and Evan Pan (Second Place) and Sandeep Shankar and Daniel Cigale (2019 Champions).

Watch Party #7: Lincoln – Douglas Debate Watch Party
Thursday, April 16, 2020. 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

co-hosted with Alyssa Fiebrantz (NSU University School. FL)

Coaches and students are invited to join during any of the watch parties to view the three performances below. Featured competitors have been invited to join one or more of the watch parties to chat with students.

Download the Lincoln – Douglas Worksheet. (PDF | Word)

2019 Final Round featuring Nehal Chigurupati (Second Place) and Grace Johannes (2019 Champion).

2019 Final Round featuring Nehal Chigurupati (Second Place) and Grace Johannes (2019 Champion).

Watch Party #8: Informative Speaking Watch Party
Tuesday, April 21, 2020. 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Coaches and students are invited to join during any of the watch parties to view the three performances below. Featured competitors have been invited to join one or more of the watch parties to chat with students.

    • Beyond the Christmas Carol by Mathew Nadal  (2017 Champion)
    • Nobody Puts Baby in Closet by Lily Neumann-Drenth (2018 Champion)
    • A Blunt Discussion by Jordyn Allen ( 2017 Finalist and 2019 Champion)

Click Here to access the virtual watch room.

Download the Informative Speaking worksheet (PDF | Word)

2019 Final Round - Informative Speaking

2019 Final Round – Informative Speaking

Watch Party #9: Declamation/Poetry Watch Party
Thursday, April 23, 2020. 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Coaches and students are invited to join during any of the watch parties to view the three performances below. Featured competitors have been invited to join one or more of the watch parties to chat with students.

Work sheets to come.

2019 Final Round - Declamation / Poetry

2019 Final Round – Declamation / Poetry

Watch Party #11: Congress Watch Party
Thursday, April 30, 2020. 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

Co hosted by Quest Sandel coach from John F. Kennedy High School with guest Rohit Jawar, 2019 Congress Senate Champion and 2020 Tournament of Champion, Congress Champion.

Coaches and students are invited to join during any of the watch parties to view the three performances below. Featured competitors have been invited to join one or more of the watch parties to chat with students.

Download the Congress worksheet. (PDF | WORD)

2019 Final Round - Congressional Debate

2019 Final Round – Congressional Debate

Watch Party #12: Extemporaneous Speaking Watch Party
Tuesday, May 5, 2020. 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Eastern Time.

Co hosted by Dr. Jacob Abraham (Stoneman Douglas High School, FL).

Coaches and students are invited to join during any of the watch parties to view the three performances below. Featured competitors have been invited to join one or more of the watch parties to chat with students.

Click Here to access the virtual watch room.

Download the Extemp Worksheet. (PDF | Word)

2019 Final Round - Extemporaneous Speaking

2019 Final Round – Extemporaneous Speaking

Watch Party #13: Policy Debate Watch Party
Thursday, May 7, 2020. 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Eastern Time.

Co hosted by Alyssa Fiebrantz, coach from NSU University School.
2019 Final Round

Coaches and students are invited to join during any of the watch parties to view the three performances below. Featured competitors have been invited to join one or more of the watch parties to chat with students.

Click Here to access the virtual watch room.

Download the Policy Debate Worksheet. (PDF | Word)

 

2019 Final Round - Policy Debate

2019 Final Round – Policy Debate