You can see the best high school speakers and debaters live on your
On Friday 19 June 2009 there will be a live webcast of a number of
events from the National Forensic League's national speech and debate
championship tournament from the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex
Concert Hall in Birmingham, Alabama.
The NFL Nationals is the largest speech and debate tournament in the
world, with well over 5000 people attending. Competition will last all
week leading up to Friday.
The webcast can be viewed at http://www.uvm.edu/debate_theater/
Here are the times. All times are USA Central.
Original Oratory Finals
USA Extemporaneous Speaking Finals
International Extemporaneous Speaking Finals
Policy Debate Finals
Public Forum Debate Finals
Lincoln Douglas Debate Finals
The webcast is sponsored by Debate Central, the World Debate Institute
and the University of Vermont. Special thanks to the NFL for providing
technical support, a three-camera shoot and fantastic events.
Alfred C. Snider aka Tuna
Edwin Lawrence Professor of Forensics
University of Vermont
Huber House, 475 Main Street, UVM, Burlington, VT 05405 USA
Lawrence Debate Union http://debate.uvm.edu/debateblog/LDU/
Global Debate Blog http://globaldebateblog.blogspot.com
Debate Central http://debate.uvm.edu
802-656-0097 office telephone
802-656-4275 office fax