Debate Format: WSDC

Frankenstein Debating Tournament

After having sent Teams to Best International Debating Tournaments across Harvard, Oxford, Prague and many more, the Indian Debating League, the biggest debating tournament in India, is organizing Mega Debate on the most important topic that we face as a human race – ‘Sustainability of our Livelihood, our Global Community & our Planet’ in collaboration with Planet X.

Come join us and debate on how we can destroy the Monsters we have created with “Frankenstein Debating Tournament” this June.

Frankenstein Debating Tournament

After having sent Teams to Best International Debating Tournaments across Harvard, Oxford, Prague and many more, the Indian Debating League, the biggest debating tournament in India, is organizing Mega Debate on the most important topic that we face as a human race – ‘Sustainability of our Livelihood, our Global Community & our Planet’ in collaboration with Planet X.

Come join us and debate on how we can destroy the Monsters we have created with “Frankenstein Debating Tournament” this June.

Frankenstein Debating Tournament

After having sent Teams to Best International Debating Tournaments across Harvard, Oxford, Prague and many more, the Indian Debating League, the biggest debating tournament in India, is organizing Mega Debate on the most important topic that we face as a human race – ‘Sustainability of our Livelihood, our Global Community & our Planet’ in collaboration with Planet X.

Come join us and debate on how we can destroy the Monsters we have created with “Frankenstein Debating Tournament” this June.

Frankenstein Debating Tournament

After having sent Teams to Best International Debating Tournaments across Harvard, Oxford, Prague and many more, the Indian Debating League, the biggest debating tournament in India, is organizing Mega Debate on the most important topic that we face as a human race – ‘Sustainability of our Livelihood, our Global Community & our Planet’ in collaboration with Planet X.

Come join us and debate on how we can destroy the Monsters we have created with “Frankenstein Debating Tournament” this June.

Frankenstein Debating Tournament

After having sent Teams to Best International Debating Tournaments across Harvard, Oxford, Prague and many more, the Indian Debating League, the biggest debating tournament in India, is organizing Mega Debate on the most important topic that we face as a human race – ‘Sustainability of our Livelihood, our Global Community & our Planet’ in collaboration with Planet X.

Come join us and debate on how we can destroy the Monsters we have created with “Frankenstein Debating Tournament” this June.

Frankenstein Debating Tournament

After having sent Teams to Best International Debating Tournaments across Harvard, Oxford, Prague and many more, the Indian Debating League, the biggest debating tournament in India, is organizing Mega Debate on the most important topic that we face as a human race – ‘Sustainability of our Livelihood, our Global Community & our Planet’ in collaboration with Planet X.

Come join us and debate on how we can destroy the Monsters we have created with “Frankenstein Debating Tournament” this June.

The Netherlands Online WSDC 2022

The 2022 World Schools Debate Championship will take place online, from August 7th to 18th, and is organized by the International Debate Education Association.

 

12 May, 2022

[CAP ANNOUNCEMENT]
Dear community,
We are pleased to announce our CAP members who will join us to work with the org team to run Netherlands WSDC 2022 smoothly:
Alice Bertoni (Brazil)
Chansol Park (Korea/China)
Daniel Tenggara (Indonesia)
Eric (South Africa/Democratic Republic of Congo)
Jacqueline Belzberg (Canada)
Maurice Coutiel (Greece)
Shruti Deb (India)
Shudipto R. Ahmed (Bangladesh)
Wairimu Manyara (Kenya)
We received an incredibly competitive pool of applications, nearly 150 pieces of feedback that we poured over, and this was a difficult decision to make!
We are very very proud of the diversity, skillsets, and commitment to student development our team bring, and look forward to making WSDC this year competitive, fair, and memorable.
Over the next few days, we’ll be getting to know members on our CAP better, so watch this space for updates!
With warm regards,
Luka and Varshini
CAs, WSDC 2022
Best New Team: Finland
Best EFL Team: Lithuania
Best ESL Team: China
Best New Speaker: Hanna Beata Höijer (Finland)
Best EFL Speaker: Milda Gadliauskaitė (Lithuania) and Madeleine Tempelman (The Netherlands) (joint 1st)
Best ESL Speaker: Bowser Liu Zhejiong (China)
Best Speaker: Bowser Liu Zhejiong (China)

Partial Double-Octo Final A (Ireland vs Japan) Winner: Ireland
Partial Double-Octo Final B (Hungary vs China) Winner: China

Octo Final A (Singapore v Australia) Winner: Singapore
Octo Final B (India v Canada) Winner: Canada
Octo Final C (China v The Netherlands) Winner: China
Octo Final D (Vietnam v Ireland) Winner: Ireland
Octo Final E (Bangladesh v USA) Winner: Bangladesh

Quarter Final A (Ireland v Hong Kong) Winner: Hong Kong
Quarter Final B (Sri Lanka v Canada) Winner: Sri Lanka
Quarter Final C (Malaysia v China) Winner: China
Quarter Final D (Singapore v Bangladesh) Winner: Singapore

Semi Final A (Hong Kong v Singapore) Winner: Hong Kong
Semi Final B (China v Sri Lanka) Winner: China

WSDC 2022 Champion: Hong Kong
Runner-up: China

IDC 2021

International Debating Championships provide quality debating teaching and tournaments for Australian and international schools continuing developing students’ public speaking skills, analytical ability, and general knowledge.

The tournament will be held entirely online via Zoom on Friday nights during term 4 of the 2021 NSW school term. It is open to students in years 5-10 across Australia, New Zealand and Asia and will be conducted in three divisions; Primary (year 5-6), Junior (year 7-8), Senior (year 9-10).

The tournament will be adjudicated by qualified and experienced university debating adjudicators. Schools are able to register multiple teams per division.

The results of this debate were:

 

Primary Division

Champion

Kambala School
Year 6 Blue

Runner-up

Pymble Ladies’s College
Team 1

Semi-finalist

Pymble Ladies’s College
Team 2

Semi-finalist

Vocalize
Team 4

Junior Division

Champion

Nanyang Girls’ High School
Team 2

Runner-up

Knox Grammar School
Team 8A

Semi-finalist

Leaders
Team 10

Semi-finalist

Saint Ignatius’ College Riverview

Senior Division

Champion

Nanyang Girls’ High School
Team 5

Runner-up

James Ruse Agricultural High School
Team 4

Semi-finalist

Kambala School
Year 9

Semi-finalist

Anglican Church Grammar School(Churchie)
Team 7

Best Speaker

Primary division

Jacquelyn Zhu

Pymble Ladies’s College
Team 2

Junior division

Marc Lin

Knox Grammar School
Team 7B

Senior division

Darshanik Aryal

James Ruse Agricultural High School
Team 4

Emily An

James Ruse Agricultural High School
Team 4

Winter Holidays Open 2021 Online

Dear members of the international debate community,

 

The Croatian Debate Society would like to invite you to the 9th edition of Winter Holidays Open, our yearly international World Schools tournament for high school students. WHO 2021 takes place from 11th to 16th of December, 2021. The tournament welcomes around 90 teams each year, with debaters and adjudicators from 35 nations – Australia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sweden, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, UAE, Vietnam and USA joining us so far.

Winter Holidays Open will be organized as an online event this year for the second time in a row. In order to make the tournament as accessible as possible, we tried to make the schedule work for participants from as many time zones as possible.

Hopefully, we will all be able to meet in person again next year and enjoy Zagreb’s Christmas markets and our extensive collection of Christmas lights. Until then, we hope you stay safe and enjoy WHO 2021 Online. 

Mislav, Alma and Darija, WHO 2021 organizers

 

WHO 2021 results are in! Congratulations to everyone, but especially to the winners, team USA Red 🥳
You can access the full results here:
We would like to once again thank Geetha, Rok, Eta, Jevon, Aljoša, Ivan, Marta, Ronaldo, Anastazija and Reja for all of their help with the tournament 💙 And a big thank you to all judges, coaches and debaters – come back again next year (if we don’t manage to #stopwho2022)!

Macau Online WSDC 2021

Announcement of the Macau Online WSDC 2021
To All WSDC National Teams, Coaches, Team Managers and Officials,
We are pleased to inform you that QatarDebate, Debating Society of Germany and Macau English Debating Association will be jointly organising the Macau Online WSDC 2021 from 25th July to 5th August 2021 on Zoom. 200 student-volunteers from the Anglo Chinese Junior College in Singapore will join us to provide full organisational support to all the debaters, judges, coaches and observers attending the event.
There will be two Divisions, the Hegel Division and the Panda Division. We have a tournament capacity of 92 teams and no registration fee will be charged.
The pictures attached to this Announcement provide you with the Title Page, Key Details, Full Schedule and the Schedule for the 8 Preliminary Rounds of the Macau Online WSDC 2021.
On behalf of all of us at QatarDebate, Debating Society of Germany and Macau English Debating Association, we promise to present you with a well organised and well-judged Macau Online WSDC 2021.
Thank you very much.
Executive Director
Macau Online WSDC 2021