We're extremely happy to announce the biggest and best Nottingham Open yet!
We bring you five rounds with a break to semis over the course of two days in one of the most attractive campuses in the country. You will be treated to classic Nottingham hospitality; a strong adjudication team, crash, food and plenty of alcohol.
Saturday 3rd - Sunday 4th March 2012
5 Rounds of closed motions breaking to semi finals.
The A - Team
CA: Joe Roussos (DCA of Worlds 2012, CA of Pan-Africans 2010 and Oxford IV 2011 Finalist)
DCA: Lindsay Bing
Details on how to register
n-1 applies to judges
No Institution cap
£45 per team for British teams (£50 on the day)
£25 per team for Irish and International teams (£30 on the day)
NAMDA rules apply
Schedule (rough guide):
The competition will begin on Saturday with registration opening at 8.30 and closing at 9.30 with all five preliminary rounds being held then. The out-rounds (semi-finals and finals) will be held on Sunday with lunch provided in between (Real Lunch. Warm, served on a plate and everything). Things should end no later than 4 or 5 in the evening.
N.B. Crash is guaranteed for all teams and judges on Friday, Saturday and in some specials cases Sunday (i.e. teams that can't catch flights on Sunday evening).
Venue: Main Entrance, Trent Building, University Park Campus.
You are strongly advised to take a taxi from the station (unless you like 45 minute walks, or buses that don't take you to the Campus) which can be caught outside the train station and cost around £5 and will take no more than 10 minutes
The nearest airport is East Midland's airport (Which is actually in Nottingham) You can catch a cab which will cost around £25, or alternatively catch the "Skylink" which is £8 for a return that will take you to the Nottingham rail station (which you can catch a cab from) in under 30 minutes.
More information on flying into Nottingham: http://www.eastmidlandsairport.com/
Registration can be found here:
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Further announcements will be made shortly.
The NDU is kindly sponsored by Deutsche Bank.