June 2009


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Alfred Snider <[log in to unmask]>
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Sat, 13 Jun 2009 14:56:05 -0500
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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

Here are the times. All times are USA Central.

8 AM
Original Oratory Finals

9:30 AM
USA Extemporaneous Speaking Finals

11 AM
International Extemporaneous Speaking Finals

12:30 PM
Policy Debate Finals

2:30 PM
Public Forum Debate Finals

3:30 PM
Lincoln Douglas Debate Finals

5 PM
Awards Program

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
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Debate Central
802-656-0097 office telephone
802-656-4275 office fax