Here is a calendar of this year’s major extemp tournaments.  These tournaments count for the 2023-2024 National Points Race and/or are other notable tournaments nationally.

If a tournament is a National Points Race event, its tier and points for a champion are listed underneath it in red.

NATIONAL SPEECH AND DEBATE SEASON OPENER HOSTED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
Date: September 9-11, 2023
Location: NSDA Campus
This Year’s Champion: Amy Cao (Ridge High School, New Jersey)
Fifth tier National Points Race event (40 points)

YALE UNIVERSITY INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT
Date: September 29-October 1, 2023
Location: Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut
This Year’s Champion: Amy Cao (Ridge High School, New Jersey)
Fourth tier National Points Race event (70 points)

THE NEW YORK CITY INVITATIONAL
Date: October 13-15. 2023
Location:  The Bronx High School of Science in New York, New York
This Year’s Champion: Eshaal Ubaid (Stuyvesant High School, New York)
Fifth tier National Points Race event (40 points)

FLORIDA BLUE KEY SPEECH & DEBATE TOURNAMENT
Date: October 27-29, 2023
Location: University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida
This Year’s Champion:  Charlotte Reitman (The University School, Florida)
Fifth tier National Points Race event (40 points)

THE GLENBROOKS
Date: November 18-20, 2023
Location: Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook, Illinois
This Year’s Champion:  Lishore Kumar (Tomball Memorial High School, Texas)
Third tier National Points Race event (100 points)

VILLIGER
Date: November 18-19, 2023
Location: St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
This Year’s Champion: Madeline White (Gwynedd Mercy High School, Pennsylvania)

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS LONGHORN CLASSIC
Date: December 1-3, 2023
Location: The University of Texas-Austin in Austin, Texas
This Year’s International Extemp Champion: Katherine Lee (Plano West Senior High School, Texas)
This Year’s United States Extemp Champion:  Waleed Haider (Hendrickson High School, Texas)
Third tier National Points Race event (100 points)

THE PRINCETON CLASSIC
Date: December 1, 2023
Location: Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey
This Year’s Champion: Eshaal Ubaid (Stuyvesant High School, New York)

GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY PATRIOT GAMES TOURNAMENT
Date: December 2-3, 2023
Location: George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia
This Year’s Champion: Siri Ural (Shrewsbury High School, Massachusetts)
Fifth tier National Points Race event (40 points)

MONTGOMERY BELL EXTEMP ROUND ROBIN
Date: January 6-7, 2023
Location: Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville, Tennessee
This Year’s Champion: April Zhang (Neuqua Valley High School, Illinois)
Second tier National Points Race event (150 points)

JAMES LOGAN HIGH SCHOOL MLK INVITATIONAL
Date: January 12-15, 2024
Location: James Logan High School in Union City, California
This Year’s International Extemp Champion: Abhijay Rana (Bellarmine College Preparatory, California)
This Year’s United States Extemp Champion: Evelyn Tsoi (Velasquez Academy, California)
Fourth tier National Points Race event (70 points)

BARKLEY FORUM FOR HIGH SCHOOLS
Date: January 26-28, 2024
Location: Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia
This Year’s Champion:  Katherine Lee (Plano West Senior High School, Texas)
Fourth tier National Points Race event (70 points)

APPLE VALLEY MINNEAPPLE SPEECH TOURNAMENT
Date: February 3, 2024
Location: Apple Valley High School in Apple Valley, Minnesota
This Year’s International Extemp Champion: Eunsol Lee (Woodbury High School, Minnesota)
This Year’s United States Extemp Champion:  Nick Zylstra (Eastview High School, Minnesota)
Fifth tier National Points Race event (40 points)

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LIBERTY BELL CLASSIC
Date: February 9-11, 2024
Location: University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
This Year’s Champion: Akshaya Karanam (Mount Saint Mary Academy, New Jersey)

STANFORD NATIONAL INVITATIONAL
Date: February 10-12, 2024
Location: NSDA Campus
This Year’s International Extemp Champion: Brandon Cheng (Flintridge Preparatory School, California)
This Year’s United States Extemp Champion: Matthew Abrams (George Washington High School, Colorado)
Fifth tier National Points Race event (40 points)

HARVARD NATIONAL SPEECH AND DEBATE TOURNAMENT
Date: February 17-20, 2024
Location: Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts
This Year’s Champion: Sruti Peddi (BASIS Scottsdale, Arizona)
Second tier National Points Race event (150 points)

CALIFORNIA INVITATIONAL FORENSIC TOURNAMENT
Date: February 17-19, 2024
Location: University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, California
This Year’s Champion: Austin Bauman (Bellarmine College Preparatory, California)
Third tier National Points Race event (100 points)

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS
Date: April 20-22, 2024
Location: University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky
This Year’s Champion: Charlotte Reitman (The University School, Florida)
Third tier National Points Race event (100 points)

EXTEMP TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS
Date: May 3-5, 2024
Location: Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois
This Year’s Champion: Sasha Morel (Plano West Senior High School, Texas)
Third tier National Points Race event (100 points)

DIGITAL SPEECH & DEBATE E CHAMPIONSHIP
Date:  May 3-5, 2024
Location:  NSDA Campus
This Year’s International Extemp Champion: Geoffrey Foong (San Marino High School, California)
This Year’s United States Extemp Champion:  Emma Parker (Princeton High School, Texas)

NATIONAL INDIVIDUAL EVENTS TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS
Date:  May 10-12, 2024
Location:  Bellevue West High School in Bellevue, Nebraska
This Year’s Champion: Robert Zhang (Elkins High School, Texas)

NATIONAL CATHOLIC FORENSIC LEAGUE GRAND NATIONAL TOURNAMENT
Date:  May 25-26, 2024
Location: Chicago, Illinois
This Year’s National Champion: Amy Cao (Ridge High School, New Jersey)
Second tier National Points Race event (150 points)

NATIONAL SPEECH AND DEBATE ASSOCIATION NATIONAL TOURNAMENT
Date: June 16-21, 2024
Location: Des Moines Area, Iowa
Last Year’s International Extemp National Champion: McKinley Paltzik (Phoenix Country Day School, Arizona)
Last Year’s United States Extemp National Champion: Kyle Letterer (Plano West Senior High School, Texas)
First tier National Points Race event (200/250 points + 40/50 final round points)