The Final is over. Now we are waiting for the adjudication.
January 03, 2009
The agenda for today (Jan 3rd) at Worlds in Cork is:
  • Breakfast
  • Semi-Finals
  • EFL Final
  • Lunch
  • ESL Final
  • Grand Final
  • Championship Dinner
  • Black-Tie Ball
January 03, 2009
Judges are back.
January 03, 2009
The Final is over. Now we are waiting for the adjudication.
January 03, 2009
The motion for the semi finals of the 2009 world debating championships final is:

This house believes governments should subsidise private home ownership.

The motion for the EFL final is

This house would prohibit all private health care.

January 03, 2009
The top ranked EFL speaker at the 2009 world debating championships

Aistė Dumbrytė (Villinus A)

January 03, 2009
The winner of the comic public speaking competition at the 2009 world debating championships is:

Willard Foxton

January 03, 2009
I have posted the EFL final and main semis motions. The ESL motion is something along the lines of This House would have domestic quotas in football. I was judging the EFL final so missed the exact wording and positions.

The finalists will be announced in a few minutes.

I believe Jens is posting a script of each speaker if you want to check that out.

Tuna has had a team of people recording the various debates.

January 03, 2009
The top ranked ESL speaker at the 2009 world debating championships

1 Leela Koenig (Leiden A)

January 03, 2009
The winners of the Masters competition at the 2009 world debating championships are:

Team: Ireland (Ross McGuire & Greg ONeill)

Individual: Barry Glynn (Ireland)

January 03, 2009

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