The Association for Global Debate is pleased to invite you to the Autumn 2016 AGD Shanghai Invitational Debate Tournament, hosted on the 15th-16th of October at Shanghai Jiaotong University. The tournament will feature:
- An optional training session on the Friday evening with our experienced coaching staff;
- Four rounds of Debate on the Saturday October 15th, where all participants take part, with a break for lunch provided on site.
- Elimination rounds beginning with Octofinals on Sunday October 16th.
The AGD’s team of debate judges and coaches includes a former American national champion, a former coach of the largest debate team in the US, two prolific debate organizers from the London debate circuit, former American national runner-up, and breaking speakers and judges from the World Universities Debating Championship, European Universities Debating Championship, Asian Universities Debating Championship, Asian Schools Debating Championship, Cambridge Intervarsity, Oxford Intervarsity, Durham Open and Imperial College Open.
Tournament Dates: October 15-16, 2016
Language of All Events: English
Events Offered: Public Forum Debate (Open)
Topic for All Debates: "Resolved: Urbanization in China has done more good than harm."
Tournament Cap: 300 students
Debate Rounds Planned: 4 preliminary rounds, then elimination rounds beginning with Octofinals.
Awards: All elimination round participants and the top speaker will receive a trophy. All participants will receive a participation certificate.
Meals: Lunch (Chinese food) is offered on Saturday and Sunday for an extra 25RMB per meal. Meal tickets may per purchased upon arrival.
If you have any questions about this tournament, feel free to reach us through email Contact@AGDebate.com. We look forward to seeing you in October!