Korea Junior National Debate Championships
The Korea Junior National Championships, fondly known as the Korea Juniors, serves as the premier debating competition for Korea's most promising young debaters. Adhering to the Junior World Schools Debating Championship (WSDC) format, this event attracts over 100 competitive debaters from elementary schools in each iteration. The competition takes pride in fostering the emerging talent of its young participants. The current titleholders, Ryan Siheun Paik (Seoul International School), Lauren Hae-in Park (Korea International School), and Charlene Sooin Cho (Chadwick International School), exemplify the high standards of excellence that the Korea Juniors imparts to its participants.
Previous editions of this event have been participated by various institutions, including:
Fostering intellectual discourse and empowering young minds of our future leaders.
This spring tournament’s renown is a testament to its ability to identify and nurture champions, individuals who have the potential to become exceptional communicators and leaders. The competition's rich history is built on the triumphs and aspirations of its participants, each contributing to the ever-evolving landscape of debate in the region. Success at Korea Junior Nationals instills in participants a sense of confidence and provides invaluable insights that propel them towards further accolades. It is a stepping stone towards a future filled with intellectual challenges, personal growth, and the potential to make a positive impact on the world.