2023 Back to School Show Debate

2023 Back to School Show Debate

25 Aug 2023 09:00 am - 11:00 am Zoom

Time: 9:00 AM ET / 9:00 PM BEI Friday Aug 25

Format: Zoom Webinar: 

Featuring: TDA Head Coach, Rudi Lof and Brent Schmidt, Team Canada Head Coach
Eric Kazadi: former WSDC semi-finalist and WUDC ESL quarterfinals
Joseph Wu,  Ashley Pinheiro: recipients of numerous university and high school debate championships, along with Best Speaker awards. 

Debate Motion: 

THW impose criminal liability on individuals who fail to assist a person in danger, when doing so would not place the person who is helping at serious risk.

Yes, your coaches will be debating the same motion you had at the NYU finals. This time, it is your call to decide which team wins the debate. All the votes will be displayed. 

Please come to cheer for and support or judge your coaches. 

9:00 a.m. ET Opening remarks 
9:10 a.m. ET  Team lineups
9:20-10:20 a.m. ET Show debate round 
10:20-10:25 a.m.ET  Audience vote for the winning team 
10:25 -11:00 a.m. ET Q&A 

  • Start Time
    09:00 am
  • Finish Time
    11:00 am
  • Address