Live From The 2010 Woodward 1st and 2nd Year National Championships

The 3NR will be providing live coverage this weekend of the 2010 1st and 2nd Year National Championships at Woodward Academy. More than 300 students have gathered in Atlanta to compete against the nation’s best first- and second-year policy and Lincoln-Douglas debaters.

Featuring unmatched hospitality, high quality judging, and a true national championship experience for younger debaters, the Woodward Tournament is one of the highlights of the national circuit schedule for many squads from all regions of the country. This year’s field includes schools from 19 states:

  • Alabama
  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin

How popular is the Woodward Tournament? The New York contingent includes a large group of debaters from the Bronx High School of Science who endured a 15-hour bus ride from New York City to Atlanta just to compete in the tournament.

Coverage will be provided throughout the weekend here and on Twitter: simply follow @woodward2010 to get all the latest updates.

Good luck to all of the first- and second-year debaters competing to be crowned the 2010 National Champions!