Tournament Reports

DKWien debaters travelling the planet for debating

Petit Tournament in the Grande Nation (SciencesPo Le Havre IV)

The awkward moment when you notice you actually learned something in school. And if it is only painting rudimentary matchstick men. As the author’s camera stayed in France (damn whoever has taken it), the painting classes in elementary school really…

Süddeutsche Meisterschaft im Hochschuldebattieren 2012

Süddeutsche Meisterschaft im Hochschuldebattieren 2012

oder wie Wien fast Süddeutscher Meister wurde. Einmal im Jahr treffen sich alle deutschsprachigen Debattierclubs (und Klubs) zu den Regios um herauszufinden, wer in der näheren Umgebung den längsten Atem oder das beste Mundwerk hat. Dieses Jahr ging es für den…

Debates, Trains, Bicycles – Dutch Open 2012

Debates, Trains, Bicycles – Dutch Open 2012

Assume you receive an email on a Monday at about 1am offering you a team slot at a good tournament in the Netherlands, which starts off 4 days later. What would you do? The correct answer is looking up a…

VIV12 in numbers – 7 squirrels walk into 3 bars and…

Debaters often side with policies of restricting civil rights, freedom of expression and self-determination. That’s because they believe in whatever they have to believe in order to win the debate. Today, however, it’s up to you to decide what to…

Early birds – Vienna IV 2012

Read about the Vienna IV through the lenses of last year’s convener of the Vienna IV 2011, Leonhard Weese and what he has to say about the challenges of running a tournament. He also reveals how the orgcom turned a…