Asia Junior Championships - Debate (Winter Edition)

The Asia Junior Championships - Debate (Winter Edition), also known as the Asia Juniors Winter, is the kickstart debate competition for elementary school-aged students of the Asia Pacific. Using the Junior WSDC format, it is the premier competition for Asia Pacific's best up-and-coming young debaters. With the participation of over 150 young debaters, Asia Juniors Winter receives participation from China, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Indonesia, and India among many others in each iteration. Asia Juniors Winter is proud to foster the up-and-coming talent of its young constituents. The competition's current titleholders, Sian Chang, Daniel Kwon, Estelle Song, and Jaehoon Jung, all come from renowned institutions in South Korea.

General Information

27 Jan 2024 - 28 Jan 2024

08:00 AM - 06:00 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

Kickstarting the year for Asia Pacific's bright young minds.

Imbibing its participants with its prestige and honor, Asia Juniors Winter stands at the beginning of the new year as a starting stage for young debaters. Using the masterful and competitive Junior WSDC debating format Asia Juniors Winter aims to showcase the prowess and eloquence of Asia Pacific's youngest and brightest. An annual competition occurring in January, Asia Juniors Winter starts us on the trail of the long-awaited championships to come. Asia Juniors Winter stands as a mark on the history of debate in Asia Pacific. It is an event that has created champions and outstanding debaters coming from all over the region. In its legacy and long history lies the past, present, and future of eloquent discourse, securing its title as one of Asia's premier debate competitions.

I have fond memories of competing in Asia Juniors. Being in a healthy competition among my peers enabled me to perform to the best of my ability and helped me improve my skills.

Marie Liu, Pymble Ladies College

Reach & Impact

Creating a culture of invigorating debate

Asia Juniors Winter extends past being a mere competition and platform. It cultivates and encourages a positive atmosphere for young minds to interact and connect with similar passionate individuals in their love for discourse. With each iteration every year, the world of debate is changed and elevated to new heights. As the nature of debate evolves, its platforms, Asia Juniors Winter included, evolve with it as well.

Founded
2022
Institutions
80
Students
560
Countries
32

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
Saturday - 27 Jan 2024
08:00 AMOpening Ceremony and Roll Call
08:30 AMRound 1 Draw and Release of Motion
10:30 AMRound 2 Draw and Release of Motion (prepared round)
12:00 PMLunch
01:00 PM Round 3 Draw and Release of Motion
03:00 PMRound 4 Draw and Release of Motion (silent round)
05:00 PM Final confirmation of age categories
06:30 PMEnd of Day
Sunday - 28 Jan 2024
08:00 AM Morning Briefing and Roll Call
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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Regular registration deadline is on January 17, 2024

Debate Team (competition only)

3 members per team

SGD 475

Buy
  • 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/ workshop)

3 members per team

SGD 775

Buy
  • 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