From : ESU British Debate:

Dear all,
We are writing to announce the results of the Cleary Gottlieb Cambridge IV 2008.

The champions of the Cambridge IV 2008 are Adam Goldstein & Bill Magnuson from MIT A.

The ESL champions of the Cambridge IV 2008 are Martins Vaivars & Arvydas Ziobakas from SSE Riga A.
November 25, 2008
Middle Temple (Daniel Warents & Douglas Cochran) won the 2008 Oxford IV.

Daniel Warents also topped the speaker tab.

The ESL Competition was won by BBU (Nico Lupea & Dan Cristea)

The full tab can be found here

Rd 1: This house would not prosecute battered wives for killing their husbands.
Rd 2: This house would negotiate with al quaeda
Rd 3: This house would nationalise all banks
November 11, 2008
Dear Fellow Debaters,
We are pleased to announce that registration for the Allen and Overy Birmingham IV 2008 is now open. The details of this years competition are as follows:

Date: Friday 12th to Saturday 13th of December 2008.
October 20, 2008
Dear all,

There are less than two weeks to go until the Imperial IV 2008! We still have some spaces left, so if you would like to register teams, do email me at
October 20, 2008
London School of Economics (Woon Lee and Christophe Lamy) won the Presidents cup at UCL this weekend.

For more info check
October 13, 2008
From Britishdebate

Dear all,
This is a notice about this year's Cleary Gottlieb Cambridge IV. As some of you may know, we have filled our team cap of 100 teams and we are currently operating a waiting list. This is a message to any institutions who wanted to attend but were deterred from registering because we had filled our team cap and to anyone who hasn't paid yet.
October 11, 2008
From Britishdebate

Registration for the Bristol IV 2008 is now open.

The competition is being held on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th October and is a great opportunity to get back into the swing of debating. We’ll have a really strong judging panel, great socials, cash prizes and generous sponsorship from Mayer Brown.

Our CA this year is Samir Deger-Sen, reigning worlds champion and our DCA team is made up of Hannah Klein and Usman Ahmed, the reigning International Mace Champions and esteemed Bristol Alumni.
October 05, 2008
Oxford Schools 2008
Registration for the 2008/09 Mayer Brown Oxford Schools' Debating Competition is now open. To register, visit

The Oxford Schools' Competition featured over 1000 students (including a few World Champions...) from the UK, Canada and Ireland in 2007/08, making it the largest British Parliamentary Debating Competition in the country.
September 17, 2008
Dear all,
We are pleased to announce the following details for the 2009 Durham IV.

The competition takes place on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th November, with registration on Saturday from 11am until 1pm. We will be running 5 rounds of 7 minute speeches, breaking to Semi-Finals and a Grand Final in our debating chamber on Durham's World Heritage Site, between the Norman castle and cathedral.
September 11, 2008
Dear all,
We are pleased to announce that The Durham Open 2008, on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th June, will this year have as Chief Adjudicator the CA of the upcoming Cork Worlds, Derek Lande. The tab will be run by Bob Nimmo, the director of tabs in Tallinn.

We've already had some very high quality teams registered, both composites and institutions, and team places are still available at a cost of
May 12, 2008