Harvard National High School Invitational Forensics Tournament

Ages:High School

Types:Tournament, Presentation

Categories:General Knowledge, Humanities, US Government Affairs

Scope:National

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

The Harvard National High School Invitational Forensics Tournament, held in Cambridge each Presidents’ Day Weekend, is the largest and most prestigious high school debate tournament in the country, providing opportunities for students to compete in Policy Debate, Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Public Forum Debate, Student Congress, and a variety of individual and duo speech events.

High School Students can enter any of 5 tournament categories:

  1. Policy Debate
  2. Public Forum Debate
  3. Lincoln-Douglas Debate
  4. Student Congressional Debate
  5. Speech Tournament
Students prepare speeches and debate arguments in each of the categories and are pitched in head-to-head debate rounds against other teams.

Students are evaluated on the validity of their arguments and presentations. Each of the five tournament categories has different judging criteria. See the competition website for complete review criteria.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://www.joyoftournaments.com/ma/harvard/info.asp?p=3

Managing Organization: Joy of Tournaments

Contact:

hallsherry2@gmail.com

Entry Fee: $180

This competition is open to students in High School.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The Harvard National High School Invitational Forensics Tournament, held in Cambridge each Presidents’ Day Weekend, is the largest and most prestigious high school debate tournament in the country, providing opportunities for students to compete in Policy Debate, Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Public Forum Debate, Student Congress, and a variety of individual and duo speech events.

Process

High School Students can enter any of 5 tournament categories:
  1. Policy Debate
  2. Public Forum Debate
  3. Lincoln-Douglas Debate
  4. Student Congressional Debate
  5. Speech Tournament
Students prepare speeches and debate arguments in each of the categories and are pitched in head-to-head debate rounds against other teams.

Criteria

Students are evaluated on the validity of their arguments and presentations. Each of the five tournament categories has different judging criteria. See the competition website for complete review criteria.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://www.joyoftournaments.com/ma/harvard/info.asp?p=3

Managing Organization: Joy of Tournaments

Contact:

hallsherry2@gmail.com

Entry Fee: $180

This competition is open to students in High School.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.