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Wits & Words: Top 4 teams to face off on 21st April

Wits & Words: Top 4 Teams
The Debating Association (Singapore) together with Gifted Education Branch, MOE and Hwa Chong institution jointly launched Wits & Words 2010, a national primary school debating competition, which saw 33 teams participating this year. Three preliminary rounds were held in Hwa Chong Institution since March, with teams vying for a spot in the semi-finals.
We are now happy to announce that the following top 4 teams (listed in alphabetical order) have made it into the semi-finals to be held on 21 April at Teachers Network, Grange Road:

Semi-finalists for Wits & Words 2010

Nanyang Primary School
Park View Primary School
Rosyth School
St Joseph's Institution Junior

Random Photographs from the Prelim rounds

We are also happy to announce the top 20 teams (overall), and the top 10
teams for each zone. The results are given in alphabetical order of school
name.

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SSDC 2010: Top 8 teams after Prelim Rounds

The following teams have qualified for the Quarter-Finals of this year's Singapore Secondary Schools Debating Championships (teams are listed in the order in which they finished in the preliminary rounds league tables, with the number of debates the team won in brackets):

Division I

1. Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) (3)
2. Hwa Chong Institution (3)
3. Methodist Girls' School (2)
4. Raffles Institution (2)
5. Catholic High School (2)
6. St. Joseph's Institution (2)
7. Nanyang Girls

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SMU Hammers 2010 Registration

An invitation from the SMU Debating Society:

I would like to invite you all to SMU Hammers 2010, our annual Asian Parliamentary debating tournament from April 3-4 2010. The tournament will be held at our city campus which is conveniently situated in the heart of Singapore's business and heritage district.

Tournament details are as follows:

Registration fee:
Debaters and Adjudicators: S$15 / pax
Observers: S$20 / pax
Tournament Cap: 44 teams
The N rule for adjudicators applies

Registration fees can be paid on the spot.

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SSDC 2010: Prelim Round 2 photos and results

Motions from Round 2:

6pm - This House believes that the United States should not withdraw troops from Iraq
7:15pm - This House regrets that Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize
8:30pm - This House would impose a tax on large bonuses paid to bankers

Results of Round 2:

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