Boston Debate League

Upcoming Tournaments
and Events

Tournaments

That's a wrap! Our 2021-2022 tournament season has come to a close.

Our 2022-2023 season calendar is coming soon. Be on the lookout for updates!

2021

Friday and Saturday
November 5 & 6

Middle School Tournament 1
In-person, Boston Latin Academy*

Friday and Saturday
November 12 & 13

High School Tournament 1
In-person, Suffolk University*

Saturday
December 4

Middle School Tournament 2
In-person, Boston Latin Academy*

Saturday
December 11

High School Tournament 2
In-person, Brighton High School*

2022

Saturday
February 5

Middle School Tournament 3
In-person, Suffolk University*

Saturday
February 12

High School Tournament 3
In-person, Suffolk University*

Friday and Saturday
March 11 & 12

Middle School Tournament 4: City Finals
In-person, Boston Latin Academy*

Friday and Saturday
March 18 & 19

High School Tournament 4: City Finals
In-person, Suffolk University*

Friday
March 25

City Championship
In-person, Location to be Announced*

*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 Judge Shifts

Saturday, February 5

Shift 1: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM EST

Middle School Tournament 3
In-person, Suffolk University*

Saturday, February 12

Shift  1: 7:30 AM – 12:30 PM EST

Shift 2: 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM

High School Tournament 3
In-person, Suffolk University*

Friday, March 11

Shift 1: 3:30 PM – 7:00 PM EST

Saturday, March 12

Shift 2: 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM EST

Middle School Tournament 4: City Finals
In-person, Boston Latin Academy*

Friday, March 18

Shift 1: 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM EST

Saturday, March 19

Shift 2: 7:30 AM – 12:30 PM EST

High School Tournament 4: City Finals
In-person, Suffolk University*

Judge Training

Training is required for all first time judges. 

One of the below training options (asynchronous, virtual, OR in-person) needs to be completed prior to judging. 

Asynchronous versions are available in English at https://www.bostondebate.org/volunteer/ and in Spanish at https://www.bostondebate.org/se-un-voluntario/

Day of the Tournament
1 hour before each shift

New Judge Training
In-person, at tournament site

Immediate and Advanced Judge Training
Virtual training

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