WORLDS SCHOOLS DEBATE ACADEMY AND TOURNAMENT SLOVENIA
2010 Top Ten Speakers
Hotel Kompas, Kranjska Gora, Slovenia,
2nd – 9th July 2011
Za in proti, zavod za kulturo dialoga Slovenia, www.zainproti.com and World Debate Institute, USA, debate.uvm.edu kindly invite you to participate at the International Worlds Schools Debate Academy Slovenia, 2nd – 9th July 2011.
The training program starts on Saturday afternoon 2nd July 2011 with lunch and finishes on Saturday, 9th of July at 16.00.
High school students, teachers, coaches and trainers are invited. At the training part the participants will be divided into three different groups based on their experience and expertise - beginners, intermediate and advanced. There will be small groups with a 1 to 6 student trainer ratio, meaning lots of individual attention.
There will be a special course for trainers, coaches and judges.
Participants will be staying in Hotel Kompas, Kranjska Gora.
Hotel Kompas; View from Hotel Kompas
Trainers: more will be added
Maja Cimerman, member of the Team Slovenia at Worlds Schools Debate Championship 2006, 2007 (EFL World Champion WSDC Korea, and second speaker ESL at World Universities Debating Championship in Turkey 2010, faculty member at WSDC-Mini ion Qatar 2010, Europeans University ESL Champion 2010, 2nd best ESL individual speaker at Worlds Universities 2011, trainer at WSDA 2010.
Filip Dobranič, member of the Team Slovenia at Worlds Schools Debate Championship in 2006, 2007, 2008 (Top EFL speaker at WSDC 2007 Korea and 2008 USA, EFL World Champion WSDC 2007 Korea and 2008 Washington) and first speaker EFL at World Universities Debating Championship in Turkey 2010, Europeans University ESL Champion 2010, Best ESL individual speaker at Worlds Universities 2011, trainer at WSDA 2010.
Megan Harlow, Bard College, USA. Experienced international trainer, Iraq Debate Academy, WSDA Slovenia 2010.
Anna Mojca England Kerr, member of the Team Slovenia at Worlds Schools Debate Championship 2006, 2007 (EFL World Champion WSDC Korea), trainer at WSDA 2010.
Rhydian Morgan, Great Britain, Chief Adjudicator at numerous tournaments and trainer, faculty member at WSDC-Mini in Qatar 2010, WSDA 2010.
David Register, University of Vermont, USA, award-winning coach, breaking judge at US Universities Debating Championship 2009, WSDA 2010.
Bojana Skrt, Za in proti, zavod za kulturo dialoga, Slovenia (EFL Worlds Champion Coach WSDC Canada, Korea, USA; ESL Worlds Champion Coach WSDC Qatar 2010), faculty member at WSDC-Mini ion Qatar 2010, WSDA 2010.
Alfred C. Snider, University of Vermont, USA, award-winning coach, faculty member at WSDC-Mini in Qatar 2010, WSDA 2010.
Anja Šerc, Za in proti, zavod za kulturo dialoga, Slovenia, Faculty at WSDC-Mini in Qatar 2009, WSDA 2010.
Ruth Zisman, Doctoral Fellow at New York University, USA, award-winning coach, WSDA 2010
More to come…
Bojana Skrt, chair, Simona Klasinc, Peter Mesarec, Aljoša Polšak, Andreja Šut
Attend the entire event: Arrival on Saturday morning, July 2nd
Departure on Saturday afternoon, July 9th
Participation fee: 280 EUR covers all instructions, accommodation and food, trainers, materials and tournament
Attend tournament only: Arrival on Thursday, July 7th till 12.00. There will be 6 rounds ( 3 on Thursday, 3 on Friday, quarterfinals, semifinals and finals on Saturday). All impromptu motions. Participation fee, tournament only 100 EUR.
Application form at http://debate.uvm.edu/wsdaThe participants should apply individually.
LIMITED 80 SPACES, FIRST REGISTERED AND PAID, FIRST ADMITTED.
Payment instructions will be sent to you after registration, but we will expect you to pay in May. Please, send the application forms to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible but not later than May 1 2011.
You can check the news and updates at http://debate.uvm.edu/wsda.html
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE – will be adapted to the needs of participants after registration is closed.
Day 1, Saturday, 2nd of July
Arrival to Hotel Špik and registration
14.00 Opening ceremony.
Introduction to the training.
Introduction to WSDC format. Role of the speakers.
16.00 – 19.00 Public speaking lecture & exercises. Short debates.
20.00 – 21.00 Find a partner.
21.00 Country exhibition
Day 2, Sunday, July 3rd
9.00 - 13.00 Argumentation, lecture & exercises
15.00 – 19.00 Debate prep, debate, critique.
21.00 Demo Worlds Schools Debate, trainers debate
Day 3, Monday, July 4th
9.00 - 13.00 Building a proposition case. Lecture & exercises
15.00 – 19.00 Debate prep, debate, critique..
21.00 Demo British Parliamentary Debate, trainers debate
Day 4, Tuesday, July 5th
9.00 – 13.00 Building opposition case. Opposition strategies. Lecture & exercises
15.00 – 16.00 Debate electives
16.00 – 19.00 Debate prep, debate, critique.
20.00 – 21.00 Content electives
Day 5, Wednesday, July 6th
9.00 - 11.00 Points of information lecture&exercises.
11.00 – 13.00 Motion analyses exercises
13.00 Lunch and excursion
18.00 Debate prep.
20.30 Debate and critique
Day 6, Thursday, July 7th
10.00 – 12.00 Electives.
Registration for the tournament
13.30 Opening of the tournament and announcement of the first motion.
14.30 First debate round
16.30 Announcement of the second debate round
17.30 Second debate round
20.00 Announcement of the round 3
21.00 Round 3
Day 7th, Friday, July 8th
8.30 Announcement of the round 4
9.30 Round 4
11.00 Announcement of the round 5
12.00 Round 5
14.30 Announcement of the round 6
15.30 Round 6
17.30 Announcement of the quarterfinalists
Party and announcement of the semifinalists
Day 8, Saturday, July 9th
10.00 Motion for the semifinals