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National Championship Final Round Results


At the conclusion of every National Championship Tournament, the winners of each division face off in the National Championship Trial.  Traditionally, the winner of the National Championship Trial is determined by the team that earns a majority victory of the three scoring judges in the round.

The results of the National Championship Trial by year are as follows:

Year Winner Runner-Up
2021 Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County Yale University
2020 *Tournament Cancelled*
2019 *No Winner Declared* Rhodes College
2018 Miami University Yale University
2017 University of Virginia Yale University
2016 Yale University University of Virginia
2015 Harvard University Yale University
2014 Univ. of California, Los Angeles Princeton University
2013  Florida State University Rhodes College
2012 Duke University Rutgers University
2011 Univ. of California, Los Angeles New York University
2010 New York University Harvard University
2009 Northwood University George Washington University
2008 Univ. of Maryland, College Park George Washington University
2007 University of Virginia Harvard University
2006 University of Virginia Harvard University
2005 Univ. of California, Los Angeles Georgia Institute of Technology
2004 Univ. of California, Los Angeles Columbia University
2003 University of Iowa Howard University
2002 University of Iowa Georgetown University
2001 Miami University (Ohio) Rhodes College
2000 Univ. of Maryland, College Park Univ. of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
1999 Bellarmine University Rhodes College
1998 Univ. of Maryland, College Park Bellarmine University
1997 Howard University Rhodes College
1996 Univ. of Maryland, College Park Saint Louis University
1995 Rhodes College Loras College
1994 Rhodes College Bellarmine University
1993 Drake University Univ. of Maryland, College Park
1992 Univ. of Maryland, College Park Univ. of Maryland, College Park
1991 Rhodes College Bellarmine University
1990 Rhodes College Toledo Community College
1989 Drake University University of St. Thomas (MN)
1988 University of South Dakota Wright State University
1987 University of St. Thomas Bellarmine University
1986 Wright State University Northwestern University
1985 Eastern Illinois University Central College

 

The following is a list of the universities and colleges that have participated in the National Championship Trial, with their results in the final round.

Team Winners Winning Years Runners-Up Runner-Up Years
U. of Maryland, College Park 5 2008, 2000, 1998, 1996, 1992 2 1993, 1992
Rhodes College 4 1995, 1994, 1991, 1990 5 2019, 2013, 2001, 1999, 1997
U. of California, Los Angeles 4 2014, 2011, 2005, 2004 0 N/A
University of Virginia 3 2017, 2007, 2006 1 2016
Miami University (Ohio) 2 2018, 2001 0 N/A
University of Iowa 2 2003, 2002 0 N/A
Drake University 2 1993, 1989 0 N/A
Yale University 1 2016 4 2021, 2018, 2017, 2015
Bellarmine University 1 1999 4 1998, 1994, 1991, 1987
Harvard University 1 2015 3 2006, 2007, 2010
New York University 1 2010 1 2011
Howard University 1 1997 1 2003
University of St. Thomas 1 1987 1 1989
Wright State University 1 1986 1 1988
U. of Maryland, Balt. Co. 1 2021 0 N/A
Florida State University 1 2013 0 N/A
Duke University 1 2012 0 N/A
Northwood University 1 2009 0 N/A
University of South Dakota 1 1988 0 N/A
Eastern Illinois University 1 1985 0 N/A
George Washington Univ. 0 N/A 2 2008, 2009
Princeton University 0 N/A 1 2014
Rutgers University 0 N/A 1 2012
Georgia Tech 0 N/A 1 2005
Columbia University 0 N/A 1 2004
Georgetown University 0 N/A 1 2002
U. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 0 N/A 1 2000
Saint Louis University 0 N/A 1 1996
Loras College 0 N/A 1 1995
Toledo Community College 0 N/A 1 1990
Northwestern University 0 N/A 1 1986
Central College (Iowa) 0 N/A 1 1985