2011 World Universities Debating Championships

Tournament Information

Date: 12/27/2010
Tournament Location: Botswana


Tournament Results


Victor Finkel & Fiona Prowse (Monash A)


Victor Finkel & Fiona Prowse (Monash A - OG)

Ben Woolgar & Hugh Burns (Oxford A - OO)

Tim Mooney & Bronwyn Cowell (Sydney A -CG)

Anser Aftab & John Ashbourne (LSE A - CO)

Best Speakers

1. Victor Finkel (Monash A)

2. Tim Mooney (Sydney A)

3. Fiona Prowse (Monash A)

4. TIE Ben Woolgar (Oxford A) AND Bronwyn Cowell (Sydney A)

6. Doug Cochran (Cambridge A)

7. Patrick Caldwell (Sydney B)

8. Niamh Ni Mhaoileoin (TCD Hist B)

9. Brent Kettles (Hart House A)

10. Stephanie Bell (Oxford C)

ESL Champion

Haifa A

ESL Finals

Ljubiljana A
Leiden B
Haifa A

ESL Best Speakers

1. Filip Dobranic (Ljublijana A)

2. Maya Cimmerman (Ljublijana A)

3. Rob Honig (Leiden B)

4. Michael Saliba (Stuttgart A)

5. Patrick Ehmann (Berlin A)

EFL Champion

Tokyo B

EFL Finals

Zagreb A
Belgrade B
Tokyo B
Venezuela A

EFL Best Speakers

1. Andreas Lazar (Stuttgart)

2. Simon Belak (Ljubljana C)

3. Riza Aryani (Universitas Indonesia)

4. Eldhianto Maulana Jusuf (Gadjah Mada)

5. Yunizar Adiputera (Gadjah Mada)

Public Speaking

1. Crystal Thompson (Jamacia)

2. Jack Gamble

3. Danny Blackman


Wudi Wu (Queens)


Alex Just & UB McKaiser (Scotland)

Masters Finals


Top 32 Teams

1. Monash A

2. Sydney A

3. Cambridge A

4. Oxford C

5. TCD Hist B

6. Oxford A

7. Hart House A

8. Cambridge B

9. Durham A

10. Monash C

11. Oxford D

12. Sydney D

13. Sydney C

14. Monash B

15. NUS A

16. Alaska A

17. Kings Inn A

18. ANU A

19. UCD Law A

20. Yale A

21. ANU B

22. Alaska B

23. Sydney B

24. LSE A

25. Oxford B

26. Melbourne A

27. UNSW A

28. Yale C

29. McGill A

30. Vermont B

31. Cambridge C

32. TCD Hist A


Rd1: This house believes that national sporting teams should reflect the diversity of the national population

Rd2: This house believes that  all states have a right to nuclear weapons

Rd3: This house believes that governments should not provide benefits on the basis of marital status

Rd4: This house believes that central banks should set limits on government spending

Rd5: This wouse would prioritise asylum Seekers who have engaged in armed struggle against oppressive regimes

Rd6: This wouse would allow teachers unions the right to strike

Rd7: This wouse would require individuals to reveal their actual identity when communicating on the internet

Rd8: This house believes that the southern african development community (SADC) should pursue political union

Rd9: This house believes that social movements should use the courts rather than the legislature to advance social change

Octo: This wouse would buy countries votes in nternational organizations

Qtr: This house believes that courts should not enforce wills that discriminate on the basis of race

Semi: This house opposes organised religion

Final: This wouse would invade Zimbabwe

EFL Semi: This house supports a one state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

EFL Final: This wouse would give more votes to the poor

ESL Qtr: This house believes that domestic courts should try foreign nationals who commit war crimes abroad

ESL Semi: This wouse would prefer that the children of racial minorities be adopted by parents of that race

ESL Final: This house believes that the courts should break up consistently dominant political parties

Masters Rd1: This wouse would buy local

Masters Final: This house prefers a philosopher King to a tyrannical democracy

Worlds Council
The 2013 World Debating Championships were awarded to Berlin

Jens Fischer was elected as the new chair of council.



Thank you World Debating Website for sharing these results!


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