Tweet @NSD_Update and Instagram your photos with #nsdvintage!

David Branse wins Harvard Snowpocalypse Edition


David Branse of University School is the champion of a Harvard Invitational that was abbreviated by yet another devastating northeast snowstorm. With the second day of competition canceled by the snow, Harvard broke to a full triple octo based on … Continued


NSD Registration is Open!

NSD Registration is Open! Registration is due by May 1st Instructions for Application can be found at You can find updated information including dates, staff, curriculum information and more at If you have any questions, free feel to email … Continued


Full Berkeley results: Newark Science closes out


UPDATE: Full Berkeley results Newark Science capped an amazing weekend with a three-student close out (Newark had 3 of the 4 semifinalists). On coach’s decision, Christian Quiroz advanced over Adegoke Fakorede in semis, while Sunhee Simon defeated Greenhill’s Bennett Eckert … Continued


NSD 2015! Registration Updates + Initial Staff List!


Hello All, We are happy to announce that registration will be opening this week for NSD 2015! We will be returning to the University of Minnesota again this summer! Below, we have included updated explanations for our third and fourth … Continued


Harvard and Berkeley Round Robin Fields

One of the most attended and most competitive weekends of the TOC season has arrived – the Harvard-Berkeley weekend. Both Harvard University and Cal-Berkeley will host not only fiercely competitive octofinal-bid tournaments in LD debate, but also two of the … Continued


PV Peninsula closes out Stanford


Stanford, CA Akhil Jalan and Arjun Tambe, of Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, closed out the final round of the 2015 Stanford Invitational. Congrats to both debaters. It has been a season of close-outs, suggesting a fiercely competitive Tournament of … Continued