2022-2023 Season


The College Public Forum League will offer six tournaments in the 2022 - 2023 season. Full invitations and schedules will be posted on as tournaments near.

Each tournament will offer both an Open and a Novice Division and will feature both Preliminary and Elimination Round debates.

All colleges/universities participating in CPFL sanctioned tournaments must be a registered member with the College Public Forum League. Learn how to become a CPFL Member School.

Entry fees for CPFL sanctioned tournaments are $25 per team. Entry fees assist with tournament hosting costs including hiring judges, ordering trophies, and more. Fee waivers are available for programs in need of assistance. Click here to apply for a fee waiver.


Tournaments will be offered on the following dates:


Season Opener ----- October 8-9, 2022

Fall Invitational ----- October 29-30, 2022

Fall Championship ----- November 19-20, 2022


Spring Opener ----- February 11-12, 2023

March Invitational ----- March18-19, 2023

National Championship ----- April 22-23, 2023


hosted by
University of Kentucky

10/01/2022 - 10/02/2022

hosted by
CSU Northridge

11/04/2022 - 11/05/2022

hosted by
University of Texas at Austin

02/04/2023 - 02/05/2023