Welcome to the home page for the 2021 International Forensics Association tournament hosted by International Forensics Association on Mar 5-14, 2021 for College students.

Status: Tournament Completed

IFA Archive "The Book" is to your right. Take second to look at the history.

Awards: https://youtu.be/XxGDEwHl9S4


Extemp Prep room for Semis and Finals: https://8x8.vc/IFAExtempPrep


Updated Schedule Posted. just to the right-------------------------------->>>>>>>>>>>>>>


Tournament Help Room: https://8x8.vc/IFA21Help

Awards will begin at 4:00pm PST and take place over Zoom. The link and password will be emailed to all coaches Saturday evening. Coaches should contact the tournament if you do not have the link by Sunday. Please share the link with your team.




Dear Colleague,


Congratulations on your team’s impressive performance this past season! 


As a program who’s achieved a high level of recognition in your country, we cordially invite you to join us Virtually in March 2021 (see schedule for a complete list of dates) to compete globally at the 31st International Forensics Association’s Speech & Debate Tournament.


The tournament will be conducted in English and consist of team debates in National Parliamentary Debate Association and British Parliamentary formats; individual debates in International Public Debate Association format; five interpretation of literature events, four platform speaking events, two limited-preparation speaking events, and four experimental events.


All competition rounds will be hosted online through forensicstournament.net using 8X8 live video rooms. Individual events preliminary rounds will be conducted asynchronously with out-rounds being performed synchronously. All debate round will be conducted synchronously. This section contains information to support your transition to online competition. Danny’s How virtual tournaments work on forensicstournament.net


Should you have any questions regarding the registration process, please consult the instructions attached or contact one of our officers directly.  We look forward to the prospect of seeing your team online in the Spring for the experience of a lifetime!





Nicholas Butler, Ph.D.

President, International Forensics Association