Welcome to the home page for the 2022 Vanderbilt BP Tournament tournament hosted by Vanderbilt University on Mar 11-13, 2022 for College students.

Status: Accepting Entries

January 10, 2022


 Dear Colleagues,


The Vanderbilt University Debate Team and the Department of Communication Studies invites you and your teams to the 3rd Annual Vanderbilt British Parliamentary Debate Tournament to be held March 11-14, 2022. All schools are welcome.


The CA’s for the tournament will be Gina Iberri-Shea (Air Force), Rob Margesson (Regis), and Rebecca Poole (Clemson).


Will Silberman has graciously agreed to run the tab room.


The tournament will have an Open division of BP debate. If numbers warrant, we will have separate elimination rounds and speaker awards for Novice and English-as-a-Second-Language speakers. Entries will be due by 5pm Central on March1, 2022. Entries will be done at: https://forensicstournament.net/vanderbiltbp/22.


We will provide breakfast and lunch on Saturday and Sunday. Snacks will also be provided throughout the tournament.


We have secured a rate of $159 a night at the Holiday Inn Nashville-Vanderbilt. This is a good rate for the Vanderbilt area and I encourage you to make reservations there. Please call the hotel reservations at 615-327-4707 and reference the block code VDT. 

The deadline to make reservations in the room block is January 31, 2022. This hotel is within walking distance (10-15 minutes) of competition rooms, close to several good places to eat, and a quick Uber/Lyft ride away from most of Nashville.


We look forward to seeing you all in March.




M. L. Sandoz                                            John P. Koch