Debate Format: British Parliamentary

International Competition for Young Debaters Finals 2021

ICYD is an annual debating competition in the British Parliamentary (BP) format (teams of two). Participants must be aged 15 or under on August 31st, 2021. Come to our preparatory sessions and national qualifiers in order to qualify for the Finals organized by Cambridge Union. Finals Day is being hosted by the Cambridge Union this year and will take place online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a unique opportunity for young debaters to compete on an international stage with other students of a similar age and skill level.

The South African Schools Debating Board

The South African Schools Debating Board (SASDB) is the official governing body of high school debating in South Africa. It is a registered non-profit organisation (registration: 026-935-NPO) which oversees debating in the provinces and sets policy at a national level.