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Harvard National Tournament (Feb 17-19)

February 17 @ 7:00 PM - February 19 @ 11:30 PM


Harvard University National Tournament

They are hosting a “full” debate event… [Event Invitation/Details].
Date (Los Angeles): Saturday, February 17, 2024, to Monday, February 19, 2024 (President’s Day Weekend)).
Time (Pacific Time): Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Monday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location (not Zoom!): An online event hosted by Harvard (tabroom.com) using NSDA Classroom.
You must create an account with tabroom.com to attend: [Register for Tabroom.com].

Events: “Public Forum Debate” (All grades).
Divisions: This event is “open” for middle school, but technically a novice division for high school.
Topic (NSDA): Resolved: The U.S. federal government should ban single-use plastics. [Research Page]
Prizes: They will have certificates, trophies, and/or medallions.

Cost: $150.00+ per person (could be $200!).

Harvard Championship Schedule for Public Forum Debate (Online, Pacific Time):

Saturday, February 17, 2024 (Pacific Time)
Round 1A: Saturday, 7:30 AM (China: Saturday, 11:30 PM)
Round 1B: Saturday, 8:45 AM (China: Sunday, 12:45 AM)
Round 2A: Saturday, 11:30 AM (China: Sunday, 3:30 AM)
Round 2B: Saturday, 12:45 PM (China: Sunday, 4:45 AM)
Round 3A: Saturday, 3:30 PM (China: Sunday, 7:30 AM)
Round 3B: Saturday, 4:45 PM (China: Sunday, 8:45 AM)

Sunday, February 18, 2024 (Pacific Time)
Round 4A: Sunday, 7:30 AM (China: Monday, 11:30 PM)
Round 4B: Sunday, 8:45 AM (China: Monday, 12:45 AM)
Round 5A: Sunday, 11:30 AM (China: Monday, 3:30 AM)
Round 5B: Sunday, 12:45 PM (China: Monday, 4:45 AM)
Elimination (Top 32-A): Sunday, 3:30 PM (China: Monday, 7:30 AM)
Elimination (Top 32-B): Sunday, 4:45 PM (China: Monday, 8:45 AM)

Monday, February 19, 2024 (Pacific Time)
Elimination (Top 16-A): Monday, 8:00 AM (China: Tuesday, 12:00 AM)
Elimination (Top 16-B): Monday, 9:15 AM (China: Tuesday, 1:15 AM)
Elimination (Top 8): Monday, 10:30 AM (China: Tuesday, 2:30 AM)
Elimination (Top 4): Monday, 1200 AM (China: Tuesday, 4:00 AM)
Elimination (Finals): Monday, 1:30 PM (China: Tuesday, 5:30 AM)

For more information, please contact me:
Bill Eddy (billeddy@gmail.com).


First and last. ty.
First and last. ty.
Pls DO NOT use the parent's email.
For important updates.
Pls DO NOT use the parent's phone.
For important and/or urgent matters.
We must register for each event separately.
Only adults (or grades 11-12) can serve as a judge.
An account for the participant is required (https://www.tabroom.com).
This is helpful information. ty!
What debate experience (if any) does the participant have?.
Parents may need to serve as a judge (https://www.tabroom.com).
Please list the names of people you prefer to be your partner. Also, please describe the type of partner you are hoping for.


February 17 @ 7:00 PM
February 19 @ 11:30 PM


NSDA Classroom
DC United States


Harvard University
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