The NWSD Leagues provide premium, accessible, authentic practice for diverse students, including UASD and UBSD competitors, preparing them for tournaments.


What? In fall, winter, and summer, 11-12 rounds per season, with 1 round on most Thursday evenings

Events? Middle School & High School Public Forum

Who? Teams of two (nationwide open access, non-school entries permitted), encompassing divisions for different ages and skill levels

Where? Online via NSDA Campus

When? Throughout the season, starting on designated Thursdays

Topics? Each round features the latest NSDA Topic relevant to the timeframe (e.g., Sep - Oct: September NSDA PF Topic, Nov-Dec: November NSDA PF Topic, and so on).


Overall league winners

1st team: $100 IN CASH in each division

2nd team: $50 IN CASH in each division

2023-2024 Schedule

NWSD Fall League: 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14

NWSD Winter/Spring League:  1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 4/4, 4/11, 4/18

NWSD Summer League

The NWSD leagues provide students with a competitive and nurturing platform to engage in extensive pre-tournament practices, enriching their speech and debate skills.