Korea National Debate Championships - Asian 3v3

The Korea National Debate Championships - Asian 3v3, also known as the Korea Nationals, is an esteemed battleground for middle and high school students, is a hallmark debating tournament in South Korea. Held annually in April, it beckons 150 of the nation's most brilliant young minds, all vying for the prestigious title of national champion. In the crucible of this intense competition, current champions Seunghun Lee (Yongsan International School of Seoul), Jian Hong (Seoul International School), Hannah Choo (Korea International School) stand as paragons of the remarkable standards of excellence cultivated by the Korea Nationals. Their triumph not only signifies individual achievement but serves as an inspiration for participants, illustrating the transformative power of the tournament in molding sharp minds and eloquent communicators.

General Information

06 Apr 2024 - 07 Apr 2024

08:00 AM - 06:30 PM
(GMT +9) Seoul, South Korea
๐Ÿ“ Online | Slack and Zoom

Format

Debate

Asian 3v3
3 members per team

Eligibility

Senior (middle/high school)

13-18 years
South Korea

Other important info

Resources

Asian 3v3 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

Challenging assumptions and broadening horizons.

Sparking the flame for intellectual brilliance, Korea Nationals opens a world of transformative experiences. Through the captivating medium of debate, this spring competition ignites a passion for learning and showcases the prowess of Korea's brightest minds.

Participating in the Korea National Debate Championships - Asian 3v3 has been an extraordinary high school experience. The intensity of the debates, the friendships formed, and the overall experience is unforgettable

Alex Jung, Student

Reach & Impact

Encouraging engagement in the art of persuasion

Serving as a revered battleground for middle and high school students, this annual debating tournament transcends conventional academic competitions. It represents a crucible wherein intellectual acumen and eloquence converge, fostering a transformative experience that resonates far beyond the podium. Beyond the immediate accolades, the Korea Nationals plays a pivotal role in instilling a love for intellectual discourse, honing the next generation of leaders, thinkers, and communicators.

Founded
2021
Institutions
40
Students
680
Countries
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Testimonials

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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 +9) Seoul, South Korea time.

TimeActivity
Saturday - 06 Apr 2024
08:00 AMOpening ceremony and roll call
08:30 AMRound 1 draw and release of motion
10:45 AMRound 2 draw and release of motion
12:30 PMLunch
01:30 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 - 07 Apr 2024
08:00 AMMorning briefing and roll call
08:30 AMRound 5 draw and release of motion
10:45 AMAnnouncement of breaks
11:00 AMOpen quarter finals, 16-and-under semi finals, 14-and-under grand finals*
12:30 PMLunch
01:30 PMOpen semi finals, 16-and-under grand finals*
03:45 PMOpen grand finals
05:30 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/ 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