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New Coach at Nationals Newsletter  |  June 15, 2016
A publication of the National Speech & Debate Association 

Dear Coach,

Don't forget to tell all your friends at home they can watch our livestream coverage of final round competition and awards online at, presented by The Victory Briefs Institute.
World Schools Debate and Interpretation Finals
Thursday afternoon and evening, the best of the best in United States World Schools Debate, Program Oral Interpretation, Humorous Interpretation, Dramatic Interpretation, and Duo Interpretation will perform in front of thousands of audience members. Rounds begin at 1:00 p.m. in the Salt Palace Convention Center – Grand Ballroom. The Interp final rounds are some of the most popular at Nationals, so get there early to find a seat!
1:00 p.m.
United States World Schools Debate
presented by the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation
2:30 p.m.
Program Oral Interpretation
presented by The Interp Store
4:00 p.m.
Humorous Interpretation
presented by Western Kentucky University
5:30 p.m.
Lanny D. and B. J. Naegelin Dramatic Interpretation
presented by Simpson College
7:00 p.m.
Donus D. Roberts Diamond Assembly
presented by Colorado College
8:30 p.m.
Sandra Silvers Duo Interpretation
presented by Colorado College
Donus D. Roberts Diamond Assembly
At 7:00 p.m. Thursday, between the DI and Duo final rounds, we will host the annual Donus D. Roberts Diamond Assembly in the Salt Palace – Grand Ballroom to recognize coaches for their outstanding achievements within our honor society. Every coach recognized receives a special gift from Elizabeth Arden, Inc.!
Consolation Event Re-registration
Middle school students eliminated from their main events may have their coaches re-register them for Informative Speaking or Extemporaneous Debate on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. outside of the tab rooms at Alta HS (Extemporaneous Debate) and Indian Hills MS (Informative Speaking).
Livestream presented by The Victory Briefs Institute
The 2016 Final Rounds and Awards Livestream presented by The Victory Briefs Institute starts Thursday afternoon!
Shop the Speech & Debate Store in the Salt Palace Convention Center – North Foyer from Noon to 8 p.m.
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