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WSDC 2000, Pittsburgh

28 Jan 2000 - 05 Feb 2000

WSDC 2000: Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Grand Final

Australia defeated England (7-0)

Simon Quinn
Imogen Saunders
Ryan Goss
Tessa Khan
Coach: Andrea Coomber

Sarah Monroe
Jos Lavery
Seb Isaac
Munish Chopra
Coach: Trevor Sather

Motion: “This House believes that national security concerns justify the restriction of civil liberties.”

Judges: Baty (Canada), Brimble (Wales), ni Coitir (Ireland), Paksiene (Lithuania), Oliveiro (Singapore), Albers (USA), van der Steur (Net)


England defeated Israel (4-1)

Motion: “This House believes that it doesn’t matter whether you win or lose but how you play the game”.

Australia defeated New Zealand (3-2)

Motion: “This House believes that the costs of capitalism outweigh the benefits.”


Australia defeated Hong Kong (4-1)
Israel defeated Pakistan (3-2)
England defeated Singapore (3-2)
New Zealand defeated Scotland (5-0)

Motion: “This House believes that we should further regulate the Internet.”


Australia defeated Slovakia (3-0)
Israel defeated Bermuda
Singapore defeated Lithuania
New Zealand defeated South Africa (3-0)
Scotland defeated Wales (2-1)
England defeated Canada (3-0)
Pakistan defeated Ireland
Hong Kong defeated USA

Individual Rankings

The rankings announced at the end of WSDC 2000 are still to be confirmed.
Simon Quinn of Australia was given the Best Individual prize.

Final Team Rankings

1. Australia
2. England
3. Israel
4. New Zealand
5. Singapore
6. Scotland
7. Pakistan
8. Hong Kong
9. Canada
10. USA
11. Ireland
12. Wales
13. South Africa
14. Lithuania
15. Bermuda
16. Slovakia
17. Greece


28 Jan 2000
05 Feb 2000
Event Category:


United States of America
United States