Welcome to the home page for the 2022 Nicholas F Burnett Classic Debate Tournament Hornet Cup tournament hosted by CSU Sacramento on Mar 19-20, 2022 for College students.

Status: Tournament Completed


Update: Awards

Awards will be held immediately after the open NFALD final round, about 3:55pm PDT. Click https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CdZvdo6kpkn to access the livestreamed award cermony.

Thank you all for joining is this weekend. We hope you join us again next year!



Hello everyone! Sacramento State is pleased to host you at the Nicholas F. Burnett Classic Debate Tournament for the Hornet Cup! 

Below you will find the links to important virtual rooms. The schedule can also be found below, or in the PDF of the tournament invite on this home page.


Virtual Room Links



Open Finals: https://8x8.vc/d563f6e8e2f89f22135d7156c82a116e

Open Semifinals: https://8x8.vc/0fce154adca60d0865fe9dff1dfe268c


Open Quarters: https://8x8.vc/0f01a45f35406f06816d4b1be7307ca8

JV Final Round: https://8x8.vc/f20857347c204ea14798874da67aeae7

Help Room: Click Help Room or https://8x8.vc/HornetCupHelpRoom

Tab Room (Registration/Check-in here at 8am): Click Tab Room or https://8x8.vc/HornetCupTabRoom

Standby Judges Room: Click Standby Room or https://8x8.vc/HornetCupStandby 

Triathlon Extemp and Declamation Draw: Click Extemp and Declamation Draw/Prep  or https://8x8.vc/HornetCupExtempPrep 

Competitors and judges, your individual round room links can be found in your pairings, postings, or ballots.

Tournament Schedule

(All times are Pacific)


8:00 am: Registration & Pairings released

8:30 AM: LD - Round 1

9:30 AM: Triathlon Round 1 - Impromptu

11:00 AM: LD - Round 2

12:00 PM: Lunch

12:30 PM: Triathlon Round 2 – Extemp Draw

1:00 PM: Triathlon Round 2 - Extemp

2:00 PM: LD - Round 3

3:00 PM: Triathlon Round 3 – Declamation Draw

3:30 PM: Triathlon Round 3 – Declamation

4:30 PM: LD – Round 4


8:30am: Pairings Released

9:00 AM: Round 5

10:45 AM: Round 6

12:15 PM: Elim 1

1:30 PM: Elim 2

3:00 PM: Elim 3

Subsequent elims, if needed, will start ASAP. Awards will follow.

  • Fri 03/18/22 11:59 pm
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