Nordic Debating Championships 2013

Welcome to University Debating!

Debating has grown considerably in Finland over the past few years, so we’ve decided to celebrate and encourage this development by organizing a debating tournament. It’s a great chance to come and experience debating in the lovely Finnish spring!

The tournament’s essential information:

– 19-21st April in Helsinki, Finland
– British Parliamentary debating style
– 5 minute speeches during the first 5 rounds, 7 minute speeches during the semi-finals and grand final
– 32 team cap (first come first served), following n-1 rule
– Tournament open for teams from the Nordics and Baltics
– Registration fees: 30 € per debater and 25 € per judge (includes food, socials and transportation)
– Registration deadline: 23.59 on 20.03.2013
– Keep up to date at our Facebook page!

Debates will take place on University of Helsinki premises at Fabianinkatu 33, 00170 Helsinki.