Tournament Status: Tournament Completed

Welcome to the home page for the 2013 Pi Kappa Delta Nationals tournament hosted by Webster University (MO) on Mar 13-16, 2013 for College students.

Dear Pi Kappa Delta and Forensic Colleagues,
I join the National Council of Pi Kappa Delta in extending this invitation to join us for Pi Kappa Delta’s 100th birthday at its 2013 Biennial Convention and Tournament March 13-16 on the campus of Webster University in St. Louis, MO. I have been working with your national president, Gina Jensen, and our Webster staff, along with the PKD National Council to host the best birthday party any of our PKD members have ever seen. Pi Kapp’s centennial celebration has been taking shape for several years. We are excited the event is finally here! 
This year’s tournament will feature the very best of intercollegiate forensics in a full range of individual and team events, including debate and individual events not before offered at a PKD national tournament.   The convention will be highlighted by changes in scheduling, along with other features that will enable our members to celebrate the full benefits of their tournament participation, as well as the celebration of this important moment in PKD’s history. A number of PKD’s Hall of Fame members and past leaders will join several alumni and the current face of the active PKD undergraduate membership for a truly memorable nationals experience. All this will unfold on the beautiful campus of Webster University and the Sheraton Westport Lakeside Chalet.
This invitation outlines details about the tournament and convention. Additional details will be featured and added on the Pi Kappa Delta website. Individuals are encouraged to visit the website at Given the significance of this year’s tournament and convention, a number of special events and features will be offered. The website will include updated information and forms for registration, hotel arrangements, and special centennial activities. We also encourage you to “like” the facebook page Pi Kappa Delta Nationals 2013 – Hosted by Webster. Frequent updates and information will be made available on this page as well as on PKD’s website. You can also follow us on Twitter, @PiKappaDelta.
Please note the Wednesday, February 13th deadline for hotel reservations and initial tournament and convention entry. As in the past, a brief period for changes without penalty will be extended but initial entry must be made by the February 13th deadline.
We look forward to seeing you in St. Louis this March 13-16 for what promises to be an amazing biennial and birthday celebration!
Scott Jensen                                         Gina Jensen                            
National Tournament Director             National President                   
Co-Local Host                                     Co-Local Host
Please email all Readers Theater Entry Info in separately as the site does not currently allow entries for events with more than 2 people.
Entry Limits

A IE—2 events max, can enter anything else

B IE—2 events max, can enter anything else

C IE—2 events max, can enter anything else


D NPDA, IPDA, Reader’s Theatre, Discussion—1 event max EXCEPT for RT or Discussion, in which case they can enter each of these, can enter anything else except for F

E LD, Public Forum, Legislative Debate, Reader’s Theatre—1 event max, can enter anything else except for F

F Worlds, CEDA/NDT—1 event max, can enter A, B, C, or G ONLY

G Student Scholarship—can enter anything else



Judging Info


One judge for every six individual event entries

One judge for every two debate teams/L-D entries/IPDA entries/one reader’s theatre entry

One judge for every four discussion/legislative debate entries


Individual events, discussion, reader’s theater, and half of any debate entry

Individual events and both L-D/Public Forum and NPDA/IPDA/legislative debate entriesIndividual events and CEDA/NDT or Worlds and no other debate entries


Judges will be used only in flights where schools have entered students. Judges may be assigned to any event in that flight - even if you do not have students in those events.  Please list any school constraints in the comments for each judge.

Please note that due to the complexity of this tournament that the website may not be able to handle all of the restrictions. Please make sure you are following the entry rules specified in the invitation and to contact the tournament director with any questions. The tournament may need to drop students from events if the entry restrictions are not followed.

Tournament Documents

  1. Invitation

Tournament Links:

  1. Pi Kappa Delta Web P
  2. Facebook Page

Blog Posts

  1. Check Postings
  1. Black Hills State University (Spearfish, SD)
  2. Boise State University (Boise, ID)
  3. Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH)
  4. Bridgewater State University (Bridgewater, MA)
  5. Butler University (Indianapolis, IN)
  6. California Baptist University (Riverside, CA)
  7. California State University San Bernardino (San Bernardino, CA)
  8. Cameron University (Lawton, OK)
  9. Central Methodist University (Fayette, MO)
  10. Central Michigan University (Mt. Pleasant, MI)
  11. Chapman University (Orange, CA)
  12. College of Saint Benedict/St. John's University (St. Joseph, MN)
  13. College of Southern Idaho (Twin Falls, ID)
  14. College of Western Idaho (Nampa, ID)
  15. Colorado Christian University (Lakewood, CO)
  16. Crowder College (Neosho, MO)
  17. DePauw University (Greencastle, IN)
  18. Eastern Wyoming College (Torrington, WY)
  19. El Paso Community College (El Paso, TX)
  20. Elgin Community College (Elgin, IL)
  21. Ferris State University (Big Rapids, MI)
  22. Florida College (Temple Terrace, FL)
  23. Florida Southern College (Lakeland, FL)
  24. Gustavus Adolphus college (St. Peter, MN)
  25. Heidelberg University (Tiffin, OH)
  26. Hillsdale College (Hillsdale, MI)
  27. Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY)
  28. Kansas Wesleyan University (Salina, KS)
  29. Kaskaskia College (Centralia, IL)
  30. Lafayette College (Easton, PA)
  31. Lamar State College - Orange (Orange, TX)
  32. Linfield College (McMinnville, OR)
  33. Lower Columbia College (Longview, WA)
  34. Marietta College (Marietta, OH)
  35. Marshall University (Huntington, WV)
  36. McKendree University (Lebanon, IL)
  37. McNeese State University (Lake Charles, LA)
  38. Metropolitan Community College - Longview College (Lees Summit, MO)
  39. Middle Tennessee State Uiversity (Murfreesboro, TN)
  40. Morehouse College (Atlanta, GA)
  41. Mt. Hood Community College (Gresham, OR)
  42. Murray State University (Murray, KY)
  43. North Central College (Naperville, IL)
  44. North Dakota State University (Fargo, ND)
  45. Northeast Community College (Norfolk, NE)
  46. Northern Illinois University (DeKalb, IL)
  47. Northern State University (Aberdeen, SD)
  48. Northwest MO State (Maryville, MO)
  49. Northwest Nazarene University (Nampa, ID)
  50. Northwood University (Midland, MI)
  51. Ohio University (Athens, OH)
  52. Oklahoma City University (Oklahoma City, OK)
  53. Ottawa University (Ottawa, KS)
  54. Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)
  55. Saint Cloud State University (Saint Cloud, MN)
  56. Simpson College (Indianola, IA)
  57. South Dakota State University (Brookings, SD)
  58. Southwest Baptist University (Bolivar, MO)
  59. Southwest Minnesota State University (Marshall, MN)
  60. St. Anselm College (Manchester, NH)
  61. St. Olaf College (Northfield, MN)
  62. Texas A&M University (College Station, TX)
  63. Texas State University (San Marcos, TX)
  64. The College of Idaho (Caldwell, ID)
  65. The University of Southern Mississippi (Hattiesburg, MS)
  66. Transylvania University (Lexington, KY)
  67. Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)
  68. Tulsa Community College (Tulsa , OK)
  69. University of Arkansas at Monticello (MONTICELLO, AR)
  70. University of Central Missouri (Warrensburg, MO)
  71. University of Houston Main Campus (Houston, TX)
  72. University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY)
  73. University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
  74. University of Nerbaska-UNL (Lincoln, NE)
  75. University of North Georgia (Oakwood, GA)
  76. University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
  77. University of Portland (Portland, OR)
  78. University of Texas at El Paso (El Paso, TX)
  79. university of the cumberlands (williamsburg, KY)
  80. Utah State University Logan (Logan, UT)
  81. Wartburg College (Waverly, IA)
  82. Webster University (St. Louis, MO)
  83. West Chester University (West Chester, PA)
  84. West Kentucky Community and Technical College (Paducah, KY)
  85. Western Kentucky University (Bowling Green, KY)
  86. Wiley College (Marshall, TX)
  87. William Carey University (Hattiesburg, MS)
  88. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (Bloomsburg, PA)
  89. Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN)
  1. D - Open Discussion (72)
  2. D - Novice IPDA (34)
  3. D - Open IPDA (54)
  4. D - Junior NPDA (28)
  5. D - Novice NPDA (34)
  6. D - Open NPDA (41)
  7. E - Novice Legislative-Debate (32)
  8. E - Open Legislative-Debate (30)
  9. E - Junior NFA-LD (26)
  10. E - Open NFA-LD (32)
  11. E - Open Pub.-Forum (55)
  12. F - Open CEDA-NDT (0)
  13. F - Open Worlds (8)

Total Debate Entries: 446

Pattern - Event - (entries)

  1. A - Open Broadcast-Journalism (160)
  2. A - Open Impromptu (209)
  3. A - Open Informative (111)
  4. A - Open Prose (160)
  5. B - Open DUO (82)
  6. B - Open Extemporaneous (152)
  7. B - Open Honor-PKD (29)
  8. B - Open Persuasive (111)
  9. B - Open Prog-Oral-Interp (114)
  10. C - Open After-Dinner-Spk (99)
  11. C - Open Comm-Analysis (68)
  12. C - Open Dramatic-Interp (129)
  13. C - Open Poetry (135)
  14. G - Open Student-Scholarship (17)

Total IE Entries: 1576

Pattern - Event - (entries)

  1. D - Open Readers-Theater (11)

Total IE Entries: 1576

Pattern - Event - (entries)