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November 2019

EurOpen 2019

14 Nov 2019 - 19 Nov 2019
Hamburg, Germany Hamburg, Germany + Google Map

Debate details WSDC format (3 vs 3) 8 prelim rounds OF, QF, SF, GF Novice SF, GF (<one year debate experience) Schedule Arrival day: 14th NOV 2018 Departure Day: 19th NOV 2018 First item is the Judges briefing in the morning of 15th NOV at ca. 09.00 Last item is the Grand Final in the morning of 19th NOV 2019. Chief Adjudicators' Panel Miha Andrič (SLN) Tracey Lee (CAN) Cindi Timmons (USA) Tabbing Aljoša Polšak (SLN) EurOpen 2019 will be power-paired…

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LSE Schools 2019

30 Nov 2019 @ 8:45 am - 8:15 pm GMT
LSE New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn
London, United Kingdom
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LSE Schools, is one of the largest British Parliamentary debate tournaments for secondary school students in the country. Organised by a team of debaters keen on spreading the art of debating, LSE Schools is a platform for young debaters, of any level of experience, to experience a large-scale debating tournament while receiving feedback and advice from some of the most experienced university debaters in the country -many of whom have been through the challenges of the high school debating circuit.

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December 2019

Winter Holidays Open 2019

10 Dec 2019 - 12 Dec 2019
Zagreb, Croatia Zagreb, Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska) + Google Map
Winter Holidays Open, Zagreb, Croatia

Winter Holidays Open started out as a small tournament organized by Croatian Debate Society with a goal of providing an international debate experience for debaters from the region. With 32 teams from Slovenia, Romania, Germany, Bosnia, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Croatia, the first WHO took place in 2013. After several years of hard work, participant feedback and help from our Chief Adjudicators Geetha Creffield, Bojana Skrt, Alfred Snider, Aisha Ahmad, Anna England Kerr and Marija Jarnjak, the tournament grew to…

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2019 Wales Schools Debating Championships Final

16 Dec 2019 @ 10:00 am GMT
Tredegar House, Pencarn Way
Newport, Wales United Kingdom
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Following several regional debating rounds, students will compete for the number one spot.

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January 2020

Eurasian Schools Debating Championship 2020

20 January - 25 January
Robert College, Istanbul, Özel Amerikan Robert Lisesi Kuruçesme Cad. No.87 Arnavutköy - Beşiktaş 34345
Istanbul, Turkey

The Eurasian Schools Debating Championships (ESDC) is an annual open English-language debating tournament for high school-level teams representing different countries. ESDC is open to national and school teams alike, depending on team cap. The first edition was hosted by the Robert College Debate Society in Istanbul with 50 teams from 20 different countries.

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