Asia Junior Championships - Debate (Summer Edition)

The Asia Junior Championships - Debate (Summer Edition), also known as the Asia Juniors (Summer), stands out as the paramount debating arena for the youngest talents across the Asia Pacific region, known and celebrated for its resolute commitment to nurturing eloquence and critical thinking among the emerging generation of debaters, Asia Juniors (Summer) consistently attracts a vibrant and diverse cohort. Each iteration sees more than 150 students actively participating, drawing from the intellectual reservoirs of nations spanning Australia, New Zealand, China, South Korea, Singapore, Japan, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, and various others throughout the region. The reigning champions of this competition are Jay Yoo (Seoul International School), Edward Kim (Seoul International School), and Ryan Cha (Yongsan International School of Seoul).

General Information

07 Sep 2024 - 08 Sep 2024

08:00 AM - 06:30 PM
(GMT +8) Singapore
๐Ÿ“ Online | Slack and Zoom

Format

Debate

Junior WSDC
3 members per team

Eligibility

Junior (elementary school)

7-13 years
Asia Pacific region

Other important info

Resources

Junior WSDC RulebookTabsite

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Whatโ€™s included

  • 2-day Tournament Pass
  • Certificate of Participation
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Performance Assessment Report
  • Comprehensive Feedback
  • International Judges

Participating Institutions

Previous editions of this event have been participated by various institutions, including:

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Our legacy

Shaping articulate minds and dynamic leaders

Asia Juniors (Summer), with roots deeply embedded in a legacy of rich history and an unyielding commitment to excellence, stands as a beacon guiding the trajectory of the Asia Pacific region's future voices. This enduring legacy manifests as a tale of transformative encounters, where each rendition of the championships plays a crucial part in sculpting articulate minds and nurturing the development of dynamic leaders. As the championships endure over time, the legacy evolves into an ongoing narrative of lively discussions, nurturing not just eloquence and critical thinking but also instilling a sense of responsibility and global citizenship. The event transforms into a crucible for cultivating the potential of vibrant young minds, imparting values that extend beyond the confines of competition.

The championships provided a place for me to not only express my ideas but also engage with diverse perspectives.

James Mitchell, Student

Reach & Impact

Discovering the transformative power of dialogue

The impact of Asia Juniors (Summer) lies not only in its legacy of excellence but also in its role as a shaping force for the articulate voices that will navigate the complex landscapes of tomorrow. It underscores the significance of fostering a generation not only proficient in debate but equipped with the values necessary to effect positive change on a global scale.

Founded
2022
Institutions
86
Students
480
Countries
34

Highlights

Performance Assessment Report

A personalized roadmap for growth, performance assessment reports empower participants with valuable insights into their debating strengths and areas for improvement.

Performance Assessment Report

Demo Debates

Unlock the secrets of persuasive discourse with demo debates, featuring insights and strategies from world-renowned debaters on motions debated in each competition round.

Demo Debates

Schedule

All times are indicated in (GMT +8) Singapore time.

TimeActivity
Thursday - 07 Sep 2023
08:00 AMRoll call and opening ceremony
08:30 AMRound 1 draw and release of motion
10:30 AMRound 2 draw and release of motion
12:00 PMLunch
01:00 PMRound 3 draw and release of motion
03:30 PMRound 4 draw and release of motion (silent round)
05:30 PMFinal confirmation of age categories
06:30 PMEnd of day
Sunday - 08 Sep 2024
08:00 AMRoll call and briefings
08:30 AMRound 5 draw and release of motion
10:15 AMAnnouncement of breaks
10:30 AMOpen quarter-finals, 11-and-Under semi-finals, 10-and-Under grand finals*
12:00 PMLunch
01:00 PMOpen semi-finals, 11-and-Under grand-finals*
03:00 PMOpen grand-finals
05:00 PMClosing and awarding ceremony
06:30 PMEnd of day

Tickets

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Limited slots available

Debate team (competition only)

3 members per team

SGD 475

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  • 2-day Tournament Pass
  • Certificate of Participation certified by EduDrift
  • Certificate of Achievement certified by EduDrift
  • Performance Star Chart from International Judges
  • Access to Comprehensive Feedback from International Judges

Debate team (w/ competition)

3 members per team

SGD 775

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  • Access to exclusive workshop to Junior WSDC Debating format and case-building by EduDrift-certified debate specialists
  • 2-day Tournament Pass
  • Certificate of Participation certified by EduDrift
  • Certificate of Achievement certified by EduDrift
  • Performance Star Chart from International Judges
  • Access to Comprehensive Feedback from International Judges

Observer/Chaperone (parent)

1 individual

SGD 30

Buy
  • Exclusive viewing of debate rounds
  • Per-round observer pass
  • Access to watch in-tournament Case Exhibitions on the tournament's main Zoom hall
  • Access to spectate in-tournament panel discussion from International Judges

Observer/Chaperone (coach)

1 individual

SGD 30

Buy
  • Exclusive viewing of debate rounds
  • Per-round observer pass
  • Access to watch in-tournament Case Exhibitions on the tournament's main Zoom hall
  • Access to spectate in-tournament panel discussion from International Judges