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Invitation to the Singapore Debate Open 2010

Written by DA(S) Admin on .


The National University of Singapore (NUS) Debate Team is proud to convene the Singapore Debate Open (SDO) 2010 from the 8th to the 10th of October 2010. SDO 2010 promises to be the most prestigious and most challenging debate tournament in the local debate calendar.

SDO has traditionally seen a strong showing of debaters from universities from Singapore and Malaysia, local debaters based in the Ivy League and Oxbridge circuit and illustrious members of the debating alumni. However this year, SDO is looking to forge itself a prominent regional tournament and attract teams from countries like the Philippines, India, China and others from the rest of Asia. The adjudication pool of the tournament this year is also the best ever fielded in the history of the SDO, having attracted world-class adjudicators from the international debate circuit to adjudicate at this year

Date: 8th October (Fri), 9th October (Sat) and 10th October (Sun) 2010
Venue: Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore (Bukit Timah Campus)
Rounds: 5 Prelim Rounds, Quarters, Semis and Finals
Debating Format: BP
Team Cap: 64 Teams, 5 per Institution
Adj Rule: N1 (each team will have to field an adjudicator)
Reg Fees: S$40 per debater/ adjudicator (to be paid on the 1st day of the tournament)
Reg. Deadline: 26th September 2010
To register, send an e-mail to complete with the following details:
1. Name of your institution
2. No. of teams with the names of the team members
3. No. of adjudicators and their names
4. Dietary requirements and other relevant information
For urgent matters, please contact me at +65 9738 4171.
Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you and meeting you at SDO 2010.
Imran Rahim, Kelvin Chong and Alvin Tan
Co- Conveners
Singapore Debate Open 2010
Adjudication Core

This year we are privileged to have Ms. Neha Prakash as our Chief Adjudicator and Ms. Sharmila Parmanand and Mr. Andrew

Contact Info

Debate Association (Singapore)