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WUDC Cork 1996 Results

Result : World Debating Champions 1996

- Macquarie A, Australia.

Final
Motion : this House prefers strong dictatorship to weak democracy.
Government : Inner Temple B, Eng. & Wal. Sydney A, Aus.
Opposition : Edinburgh B, Sco. Macquarie A, Aus.


Semi-finalists
Motion : this House would let the language die.
Semi-final 1. Inner Temple B, Eng. & Wal. Western Ontario A, Ca. Melbourne A, Aus. Sydney A, Aus.
Semi-final 2. Edinburgh B, Sco. Sydney B, Aus. Gray's Inn A, Eng. & Wal. Macquarie A, Aus.
By nation : 4 Australia, 2 Eng. & Wal., 1 Scotland, 1 Canada

Quarter-finalists
This House believes the melting pot has failed.
QF 1. Strathclyde A, Sco. University College London A, Eng. & Wal. Melbourne A, Aus. Sydney B, Aus.
QF 2. New South Wales B, Aus. Gray's Inn A, Eng. & Wal. Australian National University A, Aus. Edinburgh B, Sco.
QF 3. Yale B, US Macquarie A, Aus. Western Ontario A, Ca. New South Wales A, Aus.
QF 4. Sydney A, Aus. Glasgow A, Sco. Inner Temple B, Eng. & Wal. Middle Temple A, Eng. & Wal.


Octo-finalists

Motion : this House rejects big government.
New South Wales A, Aus. Australian National University A, Aus. Glasgow C, Sco. McGill A, Ca. Auckland A, NZ Gray's Inn A, Eng. & Wal. Fordham A, US University College London A, Eng. & Wal. King's Inns A, Ire. UCD Law B, Ire. Sydney A, Aus. Inner Temple B, Eng. & Wal. Oxford Union A, Eng. & Wal. Guelph A, Ca. Macquarie A, Aus. Strathclyde A, Sco. Oxford Union C, Eng. & Wal. Edinburgh B, Sco. Harvard A, US New South Wales B, Aus. Cambridge B, Eng. & Wal. Carleton A, Ca. Middle Temple A, Eng. & Wal. Western Ontario A, Ca. Gray's Inn A, Eng. & Wal. Melbourne A, Aus. Willamette C, US Glasgow A, Sco. Yale B, US Toronto B, Ca. Brown A, US? Sydney B, Aus.


Due to an error in the tab, Princeton A, also on 28 points was excluded.
Of the 32 teams, they composed 8 England & Wales 7 Australia 5 Canada 5 United States 4 Scotland 2 Ireland 1 New Zealand
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