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EUDC 2015 – The first two days

EUDC 2015 - The first two daysThe first three days and six open rounds of the European Universities Debating Championships are already over. Tomorrow the competing teams will debate three more rounds without getting the results before the break will be announced at the Pratersauna.The Adjudication Team published the resultes in a Google-Doc, which is available online.The results of competing teams of debating societies of the VDCH - Association of German Speaking University Debating Societies are listed here:[caption id="attachment_27073" align="alignright" width="400"] Registration Desk on the first day of Vienna EUDC 2015. (c) Vienna EUDC 2015[/caption]Berlin A - 9 points (Florian Grünwald and Tanja Maximow, Berlin)Berlin B - 8 points ...
Aug 4th, 2015 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

Vienna EUDC 2015 – Starting Soon

Vienna EUDC 2015 – Starting SoonFrom coming Sunday on, the European Debating Championship (EUDC) 2015 in Vienna will take place. The tournament starts on August 2 and ends on Saturday, August 8. The schedule includes nine preliminary rounds, semi-finals and finals among dinners, parties and a Council meeting.Being the second biggest debating tournament worldwide after the World Championship and organized by the Vienna Debating Society, a member of the German debating circuit, it will have over 650 participants arriving from all over Europe.As usual with big international tournaments, there will be equity guidelines, whoch can be read in the current equity briefing. They deal with ...
Aug 1st, 2015 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Turniere | mit 2 Kommentaren

Tübingen gewinnt das HeidelBÄM

Tübingen gewinnt das HeidelBÄM
Apr 18th, 2015 | By | Category: FDL/DDL, Turniere | Comments Off on Tübingen gewinnt das HeidelBÄM

Süddeutsche Meisterschaft in Freiburg

Sep 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Termine, Turniere, VDCH, ZEIT DEBATTE | Comments Off on Süddeutsche Meisterschaft in Freiburg

Mannheim wins EBS Open

Last weekend, the first EBS Open organized by Bhavesh Agarval took place in Wiesbaden. There were only 16 teams due to the fact that a lot of teams canceled only a few days before the tournament. However, all participants were happy with the small EBS Open! Chief Adjudicators were Marietta Gädeke and Michael Shapira. Motions: R1: THW make EU voting compulsory. R2: You are a 19 year old boy who just finished his Abitur. As this boy, THW join the Bundeswehr (an infoslide was provided). R3: THW ban private Universities. R4: THW grant all Ethnic Germans a full Right of Return (an infoslide was provided as ...
Oct 16th, 2013 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:], Turniere | Comments Off on Mannheim wins EBS Open

WUDC Countdown 2: Volunteers on board

WUDC Countdown 2: Volunteers on board[caption id="attachment_13898" align="alignright" width="275"] Anna from Paderborn, boarding the train.[/caption] Today, more than one hundred WUDC volunteers left their cozy Christmas homes in order to get the big WUDC Berlin 2013 project running. During the day, more and more volunteers arrived and added massive manpower to the crew that already ran the WUDC scholarship program since the 25th of December. In order to prepare WUDC novices from countries that would not have participated in WUDC 2013 otherwise, a core volunteer team already started its work on Christmas day. Most of the other volunteers then left their home or university towns today ...
Dec 27th, 2012 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:] | Comments Off on WUDC Countdown 2: Volunteers on board

WUDC Countdown 3: The official Song

Thanks to Wladislaw Jachtchenko (vocals), Daniil Pakhomenko (guitar) and Willy Witthaut (video) the World Universities Debating Championship has its own official song! You can watch and listen to it here: Embrace Dissent - Official WUDC Berlin 2013 Song from WUDC Berlin 2013 on Vimeo. Embrace Dissent (Wladislaw Jachtchenko/ Daniil Pakhomenko) I understand your position You have your breaking mission Your debating behaviour is on It has been your decision To stand in competition With the best debaters of the world. You are smart, well-prepared and keen So c'mon bring debating to Berlin You're here to go for the win So here is your chance, so what you're gonna do is: Embrace Dissent Impress with your ...
Dec 26th, 2012 | By | Category: [:de]International[:en]international[:] | Comments Off on WUDC Countdown 3: The official Song

Ironman Münster: The break

First German Ironmans' break: Andreas C. Lazar (8 Punkte) Willy Witthaut Leonid Vogel und Adrian Gombert (je 7 Punkte). Motions: Vorrunde 1: Dieses Haus glaubt, dass separate sportliche Wettbewerbe für Frauen der feministischen Sache schaden. Vorrunde 2: Dieses Haus würde christliche Missionsschulen in Pakistan einrichten. Vorrunde 3: Dieses Haus würde den Personen- und Güterverkehr durch Beamen verbieten. Vorrunde 4: Dieses Haus will kein deutsches Europa.
Dec 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Ironman Münster: The break

The freedom to express yourself / Willy Witthaut on his EUDC experience in Belgrade

Willy Witthaut on his experience at Belgrade Euros - his first major international tournament. Please read the complete article in German.
Oct 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

A European debate league? An interview with the new EUDC president Marcus Ewald

Ex-EUDC-Präsident Jens Fischer und aktueller EUDC-Präsident Marcus Ewald im Gespräch in Belgrad. (Foto: Henrik Maedler)Ewald for president! Again, after Jens Fischer, a German debater is now holding the office as president of the EUDC Council sitting at the annual European Universities Debating Championship (EUDC or Euros): Marcus Ewald is the new EUDC president! He answered Willy Witthaut's question about his agenda about a European debating league and the new and complicated break system at Worlds. ...
Aug 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on A European debate league? An interview with the new EUDC president Marcus Ewald

EUDC 2012: An interview with the EUDC runners-up from Berlin

Jonas Werner und Niels Schröter (im Bild von hinten) von der BDU haben es als Team ins ESL-Finale bei den Euros in Belgrad geschafft. In der Kategorie "English as a Second Language (ESL) dürfen die Redner antreten, deren Muttersprache nicht Englisch ist. (Foto: Henrik Maedler)Prepping at Cambridge, studying The Economist, scrutinizing mechanisms - this and much more is what Jonas Werner (winner of German language debating championship 2009) and Niels Schröter (both from the Belrin Debating Union, or BDU) revealed when our Belgrade correspondent Willy Witthaut interviewed them after they made it to the ESL final at the European Universities Debating Championship (EUDC or Euros). ...
Aug 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere | mit 3 Kommentaren

EUDC 2012: Results after day 2 in Belgrade

A little less hot in Belgrade, said the weather forecast. Only 31 degree Celsius, said the weather forecast. Must have felt like a fresh breeze after 40 degrees the day before. At least, today no one complained about the Serbian heat on Twitter. Rather, some obviously ate ice cream in between rounds for reasons of refreshment. Apart from the weather, there's more exciting news from the Serbian capital: Again, Willy Witthaut helped us gather the results for VDCH club - thank you! (Again, of some teams we only have the data after previous rounds. We're trying to collect more data.) Results after ...
Aug 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

Saisonabschluss in der Freien Debattierliga

Saisonabschluss in der Freien Debattierliga
Jul 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Saisonabschluss in der Freien Debattierliga

Das Finale der Freien Debattierliga steigt in Greifswald

Jul 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere | mit 2 Kommentaren

FDL: Berlin wins Dresden tournament / Mainz top FDL team

Georg Sommerfeld and Bruno Davids of Berlin Debating Union (BDU) won Saggsn Masders 2012, a tournament in the Saxonian capital Dresden. Georg was also awarded best speaker of the final. The other final teams were from Mainz (Willy Witthaut and Betty Braun) and of BDU: Sarah von Kaminietz and Martin Funck, and Hauke Blume and Marijana Todorovich). The top speakers of the tourney: Georg Sommerfeld Willy Witthaut Hauke Blume Sarah von Kaminietz, Dessislava Kirova The top team results of the league after Saggsn Masders: Mainz (53) Heidelberg Debating (44) Tübingen (44) Berlin Debating Union (36) Freiburg (26) Top speaker results after Saggsn Masders: Willy Witthaut (64) Almut Graebsch (45), Zsolt Szilagyi (45) Philipp Stiel (44) Please ...
May 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

FDL: The fifth round

Das strahlende Top-Team nach den sechs Vorrunden: Almut Graebsch und XYZ aus München; Foto: DC FreiburgSorry, this article is not available in English. Please read the German version. Thank you.
Apr 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | Mit einem Kommentar

“I can chancellor” – Allison Jones in the final of the TV show

The German public broadcaster ZDF is featuring a TV show named "I can chancellor". Allison Jones, a debater of Debattierclub Johannes Gutenberg from Mainz, made it to the final which will be broadcasted on May 1. See what she thinks on child beenfits and the like and watch the YouTube video featuring the four finalists.
Apr 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Menschen | mit 2 Kommentaren

Kneipenrally und grüne Party – ein Rückblick von Tobias Kube auf die ZEIT DEBATTE in Magdeburg

 
Mar 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere, VDCH | Comments Off on Kneipenrally und grüne Party – ein Rückblick von Tobias Kube auf die ZEIT DEBATTE in Magdeburg

Mainz wins ZEIT DEBATTE in Magdeburg

Debattierclub  Mainz won ZEIT DEBATTE Magdeburg. To know more please read the German version.
Mar 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere, VDCH | mit 2 Kommentaren

ZEIT DEBATTE Magdeburg: Break to semis

Break at ZEIT DEBATTE Karlsruhe 2011 - here it is! ...
Mar 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | mit 8 Kommentaren

FDL: Round 4

New FDL results: Tübingen (44) Mainz (37) Heidelberg Debating (34) AFA Wien (20), Hamburg (20) Top speakers FDL: Philipp Stiel (44) Willy Witthaut (38) Zsolt Szilagyi (35) Read more in this in the German version.
Jan 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere | Mit einem Kommentar

Heidelberg gewinnt ZEIT DEBATTE Hamburg / Breaks und Themen auf einen Blick

Please read the German version of this.
Jan 15th, 2012 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | mit 7 Kommentaren

Die ZEIT DEBATTEN gehen ins neue Jahr

The German language ZEIT DEBATTEN series is taking on again in the (not so) new year - this time with a stop in Hamburg. Please read the German version of this to read more on the convenors, the chief adjudication core and the socials. To get current news from ZEIT DEBATTE Hamburg please follow Achte Minute on Twitter and look out for the hashtag #ZDhh.
Jan 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Die ZEIT DEBATTEN gehen ins neue Jahr

FDL: Round 2

FDL Rankings after round 2: 1. Heidelberg Debating (34 points) 2. Mainz (32) 3. Freiburg, Tübingen (19) 5. München (14) The top five speakers: 1. Zsolt Szilagyi (35 Punkte) 2. Almut Graebsch, Victoria Reuter (30) 4. Peter Croonenbroeck (26) 5. Jan Papsch, Willy Witthaut (24) Manuel Adams / apf
Dec 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on FDL: Round 2

Berlin wins ZEIT DEBATTE Karlsruhe

Great start into the ZEIT DEBATTEN season 2011/2012 for Berlin Debating Union. Their speakers Georg Sommerfeld, Patrick Ehmann and Johannes Häger won the ZEIT DEBATTE's final against Marco Niedermaier, Lukas Windhager and Almut Graebsch who were competing for Debattierclub München. Georg Sommerfeld was the best speaker of the final. The motion was: Do we need the United Staates of Europe? The final was completed by the free speakers Willy Witthaut (Mainz), Sven Hirschfeld (Heidelberg) and Irene Adamski (Halle). The finals' adjudicators: Pauline Leopold (Tübingen), Yin Cai (Heidelberg), Christoph Krakowiak (SK Berlin), Mario Dießner (SK Berlin), Leonid Vogel (Karlsruhe) and ...
Nov 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere, VDCH | mit 2 Kommentaren

DCJG startet “SkypeDebate”

SkypeDebate - online debates via Skype, initiated by Debattierclub Johannes Gutenberg. Curious? Read more on this in the German version of this article.
Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Themen | mit 4 Kommentaren

ZEIT DEBATTE Hamburg 2012

The second ZEIT DEBATTE is on. Read more about the tournament in Hamburg in the German version.
Nov 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Termine, Turniere, VDCH | Comments Off on ZEIT DEBATTE Hamburg 2012

Bluff: Mainz is not a carnival club!

Robert Epple aus Frankfurt überzeugte als Freier Redner im Finale Jury wie Publikum - zurecht bester Redner! (Foto: Max Fritz) Please read the very, very entertaining report that Sven Hirschfeld has written for Achte Minute on the Gutenberg Cup, the expertise on carnival in Mainz and an obviously superb tournament. Please got the German version to do so. Pleeeeease!
Nov 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Themen, Turniere | mit 2 Kommentaren

Helau! Der Gutenberg-Cup eröffnet die Saison

Debating is starting in VDCH country!Gutenberg Cup is welcoming those who love to do fun debates. Sarah Kempf and Torsten Rössing are going to present a set of joke motions. And teams from 14 societies are going to compete for the title "Master of the Jokes". Follow @achteminute on Twitter for the motions (in German). Read the German version of this to learn more about the Gutenberg Cup in Mainz.
Nov 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Turniere | Comments Off on Helau! Der Gutenberg-Cup eröffnet die Saison

BPS workshop in Mainz

Facts: BPS workshop (advanced) Mainz September 16 to 18, 2011 BPS, German 15 Euros Coaches: Marcus Ewald, Lukas Haffert registration until September 7
Aug 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Termine | Comments Off on BPS workshop in Mainz

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