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England wins World Schools Debating Championships 2016

England wins World Schools Debating Championships 2016[caption id="attachment_29548" align="alignright" width="400"] Team England wins the WSDC 2016 - © Dominique Brewing[/caption] The English high school students Rosa Thomas, Archie Hall and Kenza Wilks won the grand final of the WSDC 2016 in Stuttgart as proposition on the motion „This house believes that states should be allowed to pay other states to relocate and settle refugees.“ The English team debated against the opposing Canadian team represented by Dasha Metropolitansky, Rory Flynn and Alex Wu. In the WSD format, teams consist of five students, three of which speak per debate. Therefore, Edward Bracey and Ife Grillo of Team England also ...
Jul 28th, 2016 | By | Category: international, Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

Oxford IV 2012

The Oxford Union invites to this year’s Oxford IV – one of the most prestigious competitions in the debating world – from November 9 to 10. Fine judging and motions will be provided by chief adjudicators Harish Natarajan, Tom Hosking and Georgie Barker. There are two registrations options: The IONA package for 90 British Pounds per team includes five rounds of seven minute speeches, open break to quarter finals and ESL break to semi-finals, crash for Friday and Saturday night, socials, free drinks and a hog roast. n-1 rule applies. The international package for 110 British Pounds per team includes guaranteed crash for Thursday ...
Aug 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Termine, Turniere | Comments Off on Oxford IV 2012

EUDC 2012 – Two bids and a hoax

EUDC 2012 – Two bids and a hoaxLet the competition begin: Two cities bid for hosting the European Universities Debating Championships (EUDC or Euros) 2012. The bidders are Leeds from the English county West Yorkshire and the Serbian captial Belgrade. In addition to that, there's an alleged bid from London's BPP Debating Society - rumour has it that this a hoax. Belgrade composed a prominent team. Convenor is Milan Vignjević. His bid is backed-up by the University of Belgrade. But he himself has gained a lot of experience as both debater and convenor: He broke to ESL qurters at Amsterdam Euros 2010 and is co-convenor of the Belgrade ...
Jan 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on EUDC 2012 – Two bids and a hoax

Debate and After-Debate at the Bristol IV 2010

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Dec 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | mit 3 Kommentaren

Girls only – Cambridge Women’s Open 2011

Girls only - Cambridge Women's Open 2011It's women only when the Cambridge Union Society invites female debaters to the Cambridge Women's Open 2011. The Oxford Union showed the way with their Women's Open in spring, now the ladies of Cambridge follow them: The girls-only tournament will take place in Cambridge on 25 and 26 February. Chief adjudicator is Mary Nugent, convenors are Natalie Smith and Maria English. Mary and Natalie won this year's Women's Open at Oxford in spring. Crash for the Cambridge competition will be available from female hosts. Language is English, the format will be BPS. Registration is open from New Year 2011, please ...
Nov 28th, 2010 | By | Category: Turniere | mit 4 Kommentaren

“One of the best seven minutes of debating I have ever seen” – Steven Nolan reports on the Oxford IV 2010

Irish Interruption and a bid from Berlin: Last weekend LSE (John Ashbourne and Anser Aftab) won the Oxford IV, with Erasmus (Daniel Springer and Jeroen Heun) taking home the ESL title. Over 120 teams had come to take part in one of the most prestigious debating competition of the year. This year's CA's Ben Jasper (EUDC finalist 2008 in Tallinn) and Shengwu Li (EUDC champion 2009 in Newcastle), with DCA Jo Farmer (EUDC finalist 2009) set interesting motions and topics for debate, and despite the usual Oxford difficulties of a last minute dash to Wadham College for your round, the ...
Nov 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

London School of Economics wins Oxford IV 2010

John Ashbourne and Anser Aftab from the London School of Economics (LSE A) won the Oxford IV on the past weekend. ESL, the category for those who speak “English as a Second Language”, was won by Daniel Springer and Jeroen Heun from Erasmus Rotterdam, ranked 1 and 2 on the ESL tab of this year’s Euros in Amsterdam. The tab of the Oxford IV can be found online. Teams breaking to semis (main break): Cambridge A Cambridge B Yale C Manchester SR Durham A Manchester AJ Yale A Stanford B Monash Sydney TCD Hist B ULU C Princeton AL UBC A LSE A St Andrews ESL Break to semis: Groningen B MGMIO A (Helmut Kohl and East Germany; team broke third ...
Nov 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | Comments Off on London School of Economics wins Oxford IV 2010

Berlin presents Worlds bid

The Berlin Debating Union (BDU) has made a decision: They want to bring the Worlds to Germany! On Saturday, Patrick Ehmann, John Eltringham and Cloud Ramasendaran are going to present their bid for convening the World Universities Debating Championships at the Oxford IV. The support of VDCH, the Association of Debating Societies at Universities, facilitated the decision of Berlin Debating Union: “Only because we know we have the German debating circuit to support us we dare to do this,” BDU president Patrick admits. He is even more delighted to have other German debaters at the Oxford IV to back BDU’s presentation ...
Nov 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | mit 9 Kommentaren

Birmingham IV 2010

Birmingham IV 2010 The University of Birmingham Debating Society invites to their annual Birmingham IV 2010: Just before Christmas, on 18 and 19 December, debaters will battle in 7-minute speeches for breaking into semi-finals and final at Birmingham’s Edgbaston Campus. The great social will be a Christmas dinner on the last night of the competition. Chief adjudicator will be Sam Block from Cambridge. Crash will be available for all in need. The registration fee will be 40 British Pound (46 Euros) if paid in advance or 45 Pound (51 Euros) if paid on the day of arrival. More information is to be ...
Oct 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Termine, Turniere | Comments Off on Birmingham IV 2010

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