2016 Harvard Tournament
Dates: 2/13/2016 - 2/15/2016

Welcome to the 42nd Annual Harvard National Forensics Tournament

Thanks to everyone who attended the 42nd Annual Harvard National Forensics Tournament!

Congratulations to the 2016 Harvard National Speech & Debate Tournament Champions!

Congress: Manuel Osaba – Western High School, Florida

Dramatic Interpretation: Jaylon Bolden – J Frank Dobie High School, Texas

Duo Interpretation: Samuel Hamerski & Maia Peterson – Roseville Area High School, Minnesota

Extemporaneous Speaking: Katherine Hu – Plano Senior High School, Texas

Humorous Interpretation: Cooper Smith – Brentwood Academy, Tennessee

Lincoln Douglas – JV: Jayanne Forrest – Ft. Lauderdale High School, Florida

Lincoln Douglas -Varsity: Danielle Reyes – West Des Moines Valley High School, Iowa

Lincoln Douglas – Round Robin: Jake Wareham – Oakwood High School, California

Original Oratory – Seth Herschkowitz – Poly Prep, New York

Policy Debate – JV: Kallyani Allums & Sahil Vaidya – Liberal Arts & Sciences Academy, Texas

Policy Debate – Varsity: Allen Wang & Zahir Shaikh – The Blake School, Minnesota

Policy Debate – Round Robin: Allen Wang & Zahir Shaikh –The Blake School, Minnesota

Public Forum – JV: Adrian Morrison & George Schouten – Regis, New York

Public Forum – Varsity: Eitan Ezra & Harrison Hurt, Poly Prep, New York

Public Forum – RR: Sam Arensen & Will Arensen –Walt Whitman, Maryland

Public Forum – International: Hyeong Lee & Inju Hwang and Daniel Seo & Hyeok-Kyoung Kwon, British            

                            Columbia School,  Canada



The Dates for the 43rd Annual National Harvard Forensics Tournament are: February 18-20, 2017.   We hope to see you there! 

The site will be open to begin taking entries on December 1, 2016.


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If you are interested in judging at the tournament this year, please send an email to: harvardhsdebate@gmail.com with the following information:

Subject line: JUDGE FOR (event that you are interested in judging: CX, LD, PF, Congress)

  1. Name
  2. Email
  3. Cell Phone Number (and carrier, in case we need to text you)
  4. Event (CX, LD, PF).  Please include which division you would prefer/are qualified to judge.  We will place you in a division based on your qualifications and our judging needs.
  5. Availability.  Please consult schedule on this page. Note that each event has a different schedule, so you should put down which preliminary rounds for your preferred event you are available to judge.  If you are available full days (Sat, Sun, Mon), you can list that instead of particular rounds.
  6. Relevant experience (both high school and college participation and judging experience)
  7. High schools you cannot judge due to conflicts.


Tabroom Judge Registration Instructions for Policy, L-D, and PF


Harvard Debate Council Summer Workshops Programs



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