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Registration open for International Worlds Schools Debate Tournament Ljutomer

National Slovenian debate organisation ZA IN PROTI, ZAVOD ZA KULTURO DIALOGA  and GIMNAZIJA FRANCA MIKLOŠIČA LJUTOMER  kindly invite you  to  traditional  International Worlds Schools Debate Tournament Ljutomer, Slovenia,   from 21st – 23rd March 2013.

TOURNAMENT 6 debate rounds, quarterfinals, semi-finals and finals.

Debates will be in English in Worlds Schools Debate Format.  Team cap: 40 teams.  In case there will be more teams registered as there are spots, we will limit the participation on the basis of the following criteria: regional diversity, support of national debate organisation, number of judges, time of registration.

Debaters should be accompanied by at least one adult who can also judge – 1 team/1 judge, 2 teams/1judge, 3 teams/2 judges.   By team we mean 3 debaters – we will not accept teams with 4 or 5 debaters.

Tournament will be power paired, for the tabbulation we are using Rich Edwards computer programme.

REGISTRATION will open on January 15th  and close on February 15th. 

PREPARED MOTIONS 

Bad democracy is the consequence of passive citizens.
Governments should put a limit on individual energy use.
We support a United States of Europe.
The capitalist system is incompatible with a just society
Egypt should follow a strict separation between religion and state.

 

ACCOMODATION  There are two different options:

-          home stays with  Ljutomer students and teachers;

-          Eko Hostel Križevci, www.eko-hostel.si/domov.html

 

PARTICIPATION FEE

Participation fee for those who would like to enjoy home stays with Ljutomer students:

60 EUR, it covers the food during the tournament and other tournament expenses.   We do have 50 places for home stays and we will grant them on the first come first served bases.

Participation fee for the ones who would like to stay in Eko Hostel Križevci:

for  3 nights stay  120  EUR, it covers  3 nights/breakfast/lunch/dinner, tournament expenses and transport from Križevci to Ljutomer and back.

for 4 nights stay  140 EUR, it covers  4 nights/breakfast/lunch/dinner and tournament expenses and transport from Križevci to Ljutomer and back.

All the inquiries about the tournament, please, send to debata@siol.net

 

INTERNATIONAL  WORLDS SCHOOLS DEBATE TOURNAMENT

Gimnazija Franca Miklošiča Ljutomer, March 21st – 23rd 2013

Thursday,  21st March 2013   

Registration   14.30 – 15.30

15.30 Opening ceremony

Judging meeting

16.30 Round 1, prepared

Debate motion: »Bad democracy is the consequence of passive citizens. “

18.30 Round 2, prepared

Debat3 motion: »Governments should put a limit on individual energy use.”

 

Friday, 22nd March 2013

9.30 Announcement of the motion

10.30 Round 3  Impromptu 

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch  

13.30 Announcement of the motion

14.30 Impromptu

17.00 Round 5 prepared

Debate motion: » We support a United States of Europe.”

19.00 -21.30 Dinner in the school followed by country exhibition  

Saturday, 23rd March 2013  

9.00 Round 6, prepared

Debate motion: »The capitalist system is incompatible with a just society.”

11.00 Quarterfinals prepared 

Debate motion: “Egypt should follow a strict separation between religion and state”

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch 

14.00 Semi – finals impromptu    

16.00 Finals, prepared

Debate motion: »Bad democracy is the consequence of passive citizens.”

17.30 Closing ceremony

 

ORGANISING COMMITEE:

Martina Domajnko, coach of the Ljutomer Slovenian debate club;

Liana Miholič, coach of the Ljutomer English debate club, more than 10 years judging at the Worlds Schools Debate Championships;

Sašo Pergar, home stays officer;

Bojana Skrt, director Za in proti, zavod za kulturo dialoga

Tab  will be run by Peter Mesarec and Aljoša Polšak who have considerable experience with running tournaments.

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