EUDC 2012: Preliminary Results of VDCH teams

Datum: Aug 7th, 2012
Category: Themen, Turniere

Look who came up with preliminary results from the European Universities Debating Championship (EUDC or Euros): It’s Willy Witthaut! Find below the results of most of the teams from under the umbrella of VDCH, or Verband der Debattierclubs an Hochschulen (association of debating societies at universities). Thanks, Willy! We also stumbled across the results of our Dutch neigbours – see below. Please do not hesitate to help us gather information on results or give us snipets of gossip to entertain those at home. Oh, something that everyone at home might envy those down in Belgrade: It’s around 40°C in the Serbian capital. Think who’s better off…

Teams with results after three rounds:

  • Gutenberg, Nicolas and Robert, 5 points
  • Stuttgart, Andreas and Gregor, 5
  • Gutenberg, Thore and Willy, 4
  • Tübingen, Konrad and Jonas, 3
  • Tübingen, Marie and Sophie, 3
  • Heidelberg Lucas and Jan, 3

Teams with results after two rounds:

  • BDU, Dessi and Juliane, 3 points
  • BDU, Hauke and Filip, 6 Punkte
  • Münster, Theresa and Joost, 2 Punkte
  • Köln, Lukas and Leonhard, 3 Punkte
  • Köln, Moritz and Elisabeth, 3 PPunkte

Die Teams des Debattierklub Wien gehen nach dem ersten Tag mit folgenden Ergebnissen erst einmal feiern – “socials callin!”, wie sie bei Twitter schreiben:

  • Vienna A, 1 point
  • Vienna B, 3 6 points
  • Vienna C, 3 points

There are more German teams – who won’t reveal their results so far. We’ll keep our fingers crossed for everyone of you!

Today’s motions

  1. This house believes that parents should not send their children to private school.
  2. This house believes that first nations people’s (e.g. aboriginals or native americans) who live in geographically distinct areas should be given complete autonomous self government.
  3. This house believes that the music industry should not facilitate the comebacks of artists who commit violent crimes.

Follow us on Twitter (Hashtag #EUDC), have a look into Facebook or scroll down our neighbours’ blog “SevenTwenty” and find the results of the Dutch teams. Or tune in to live streamed debates from all rounds – a cooperation of iDebate and Radio Mof.

The European Universities Debating Championship (EUDC or Euros) have been held annually since 1999. It was started in Rotterdam where 32 teams of two competed for the title. For the records: In Amsterdam, 192 teams competed for the very same title in 2010. Format has ever since been British Parliamentary Style (BPS), language of debate is English. Debaters from all over Europe and even as far away as Israel and Qatar take part in Euros and compete with each other in two categories: the open break (for native speakers) and “English as a Second Language” (ESL). Current champions are Ben Woolgar and Hugh Burns (Oxford), ESL champions are Sella and Omer Nevo, two brothers from Tel Aviv University. This year’s Euros will be held in Belgrade, Serbia, from 5 to 11 August. Chief adjudicator is Art Ward, his deputies are Manos Moschopoulos, Isabelle Loewe, Ben Woolgar, Filip Muki Dobranic and Stephen Boyle. During the Euros, the EUDC Council will sit and for instance decide about the host of next year’s championship.

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1 Kommentare zu “EUDC 2012: Preliminary Results of VDCH teams”

  1. Witthaut says:

    Nur um es richtig zu stellen: bei den Leuten mit nur 2 Ergebnissen habe ich einfach noch kein drittes, folgt aber morgen 🙂 LG vom Balkan!

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