Boston Debate League

Upcoming Tournaments
and Events

Tournaments

The 2022-2023 Tournament Season is here!

Check out the season schedule below to view tournament dates, judging shifts, and more.

2022

Friday and Saturday
November 4 & 5

Middle School Tournament 1
In-person, East Somerville Community School*

Friday and Saturday
November 18 & 19

High School Tournament 1
In-person, Suffolk University*

Saturday
December 3

Middle School Tournament 2:
Legal Affinity 

In-person, Suffolk University*

Saturday
December 10

High School Tournament 2:
STEM Affinity 

In-person, Dearborn STEM Academy*

2023

Friday and Saturday
January 20 & 21

High School Tournament 3:
Black & Latinx Professionals Affinity

In-person, Suffolk University*

Friday and Saturday
January 27 & 28

Middle School Tournament 3:
College & Career Affinity

In-person, Suffolk University*

Friday and Saturday
February 10 & 11

High School Tournament 4:
City Champ Qualifiers

In-person, Suffolk University*

Friday and Saturday
March 3 & 4

Middle School Tournament 4:
City Finals

In-person, Suffolk University*

Friday
March 10

City Championship Finals
In-person, Museum of Science*

*Events scheduled as in-person may be held virtually following guidance from the CDC and Boston Public Schools. 
For more information on virtual volunteering, visit: bostondebate.org/volunteer

2022-2023 Judge Shifts

Friday, November 4

Shift 1:  4:30 PM – 7:15 PM EST

Saturday, November 5

Shift 2:  8:30 PM – 12:30 PM EST

Middle School Tournament 1
In-person, East Somerville Community School*

Friday, November 18

Shift 1:  4:45 PM – 8:00 PM EST

Saturday, November 19

Shift 2:  8:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST

High School Tournament 1
In-person, Suffolk University*

Saturday, December 3

Shift 1:  8:30 AM – 3:30 PM EST

Middle School Tournament 2:
Legal Affinity

In-person, Suffolk University*

Saturday, December 10

Shift 1:  7:30 AM – 12:30 PM EST

Shift 2:  12:30 PM – 5:30 PM EST

High School Tournament 2:
STEM Affinity

In-person, Dearborn STEM Academy*

Friday, January 20

Shift 1:  3:15 PM – 8:00 PM EST

Saturday, January 21

Shift 2:  8:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST

High School Tournament 3:
Black & Latinx Professionals Affinity

In-person, Suffolk University*

Friday, January 27

Shift 1:  3:15 PM – 7:15 PM EST

Saturday, January 28

Shift 2:  8:30 AM – 12:30 PM EST

Middle School Tournament 3:
College & Career Affinity

In-person, Suffolk University*

Friday, February 10

Shift 1:  3:15 – 8:00 PM EST

Saturday, February 11

Shift 2:  8:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST

High School Tournament 4:
City Champ Qualifiers

In-person, Suffolk University*

Friday, March 3

Shift 1:  3:15 PM – 7:15 PM EST

Saturday, March 4

Shift 2:  8:30 AM – 12:30 PM EST

Middle School Tournament 4:
City Champ Qualifiers

In-person, Suffolk University*

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