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Congratulations to our 2020-21 National Points Race Champion and Top Placers!

The 2020-2021 season has come to a close, which means the Extemper’s Bible can crown its first-ever National Points Race champion! Congratulations to Mukta Dharmapurikar of Durham Academy, North Carolina, for winning the NPR with 8775 points! She began the year strong with a win at the UK Season Opener and had a consistent string […]

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2020-21 National Points Race, Nationals Update: Rollins, Dharmapurikar, Veluvali, Pattathunaduvil and Holley Each Claim a Title

Welcome to the final monthly update on the standings and tournament results for the 2020-21┬áNational Points Race! This edition features the results from the end-of-season “national” tournaments: the University of Kentucky Tournament of Champions, the Northwestern University Extemp Tournament of Champions, the National Catholic Forensics League Grand Nationals, and the National Speech and Debate Association […]

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National Points Race 2020-21, February Update: Kind Champions Harvard, Jin Takes Cal, Yacoub and Letterer Split Stanford.

February marked a month of national circuit competition prior to months with the final tournaments in the national points race. The month started out with the Stanford Invitational on the sixth, with two tournaments the very next week. The twelfth marked the start of the Harvard National Forensics Tournament, traditionally the largest tournament in the […]

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2020-21 National Points Race, January Update: Rollins, Dharmapurikar, Cai, Morganstein, Kind, Hering Emerge As Victors From Crowded Month

Welcome to the fifth monthly updates on the standings and tournament results for the 2020-21 National Points Race! This edition features the results from the Montgomery Bell Academy Southern Bell Forum, the Sunvitational, the James Logan MLK Invitational, the Cavalier Invitational, the Cavalier Challenge, the Barkley Forum, and the Marshall Speech Spectacular.

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2020-21 National Points Race, December Update: Wang and Pattathunaduvil Split UT Titles, Sanaka Wins GMU, Jiang Takes Princeton

Welcome to the fourth of nine monthly updates on the standings and tournament results for the 2020-21 National Points Race! This edition features the results from UT, GMU, and Princeton.

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National Points Race 2020-21 Update: Additional Round Robins and UT Longhorn Classic Points Reallocation

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2020-21 National Points Race, November Update: Cai and Pattathunaduvil Split Glenbrooks Titles, Wang Wins Villiger, GMU Points Reallocation

Welcome to the third of nine monthly updates on the standings and tournament results for the 2020-21 National Points Race! This edition features the results from the Glenbrooks and Villiger, as well explaining our rationale for changing our valuation of the George Mason University Patriot Games for 2020.

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2020-21 National Points Race October Update: Rollins Wins New York City Invitational To Claim Lead, Hu Takes Blue Key

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2020-21 National Points Race, September Update: Paltzik Claims Yale Championship, Dharmapurikar Wins Season Opener, Tjan Takes Duke

Welcome to the first of nine monthly updates on the standings and tournament results for the 2020-21 National Points Race! This edition features the results from the UK Season Opener, the Duke Invitational, and the Yale Invitational.

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The National Points Race is Live! + Methodology

This article explains the format and methodology behind the 2020-21 National Points Race, hosted by the Extemper’s Bible.