Today's events Kyushu Debate Open 2017

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Kyushu University will hold an international debate competition "Kyushu Debate Open 2017" (previously called "Kyushu Cup") on August 19th and 20th. This tournament adopts the British Parliamentary debate format and attracts more than 70 teams (140 participants), including those from overseas.
Our main purpose is to provide an opportunity for debaters to improve their ability to think logically, and communicate in English effectively through the competition. The Organising Committee mainly consists of students of Kyushu University,who are helped by students from other universities as well as more experienced debaters and debate educators.

Target General(一般向け)、High school students(高校生向け)、Current students and Staffs(在学生・教職員向け)、Others(その他)
Dates 2017.08.19 [Sat] 09:00 ~ 2017.08.20 [Sat] 18:00
Venue Ito Campus
Venue name Ito Campus Center Zone, Building 2
Venue address


744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka, Japan 819-0395
Seating capacity No(なし)
Participation fee Free of charge    ※ The registration for debaters/independent adjudicators has already been closed. Those who want to observe this event, please come to the room 2403 in Center Zone Building 2 directly.
Event details Our tournament was held in 2014 for the first time to improve "access" to join a tournament for debaters in the Kyushu area. It has become the largest English tournament of the BP debate format and now attracts debaters and adjudicators from not only Japan but also overseas. It is the only international tournament to adopt the world standard debate format in Japan.

8/19(Sat):Preliminary Rounds
Registration: 9:00-9:15
Opening: 9:15-9:30
Round1: 9:30-12:00
Round2: 12:15-14:45
Round3: 15:00-17:30
Round4: 17:45-19:15
Break Night: 19:30-21:30 

8/20(Sun):Single-elimination Tournament
Registration: 8:00-8:15
Pre-Quarter Finals: 8:30-10:00
Quarter Finals and Rookie Semi Finals: 10:45-12:15
Performance & Lunch: 12:15-13:15
Semi Finals and Rookie Grand Final: 13:30-15:00
Grand Final: 15:45-17:00
Closing: 17:40-

Hosted by the Organizing Committee of Kyushu Debate Open 2017.
Co-sponsored by Faculty of Languages and Cultures, Kyushu University International Society for Teaching Debate.
Supported by Kyushu University, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan(MEXT), Fukuoka Prefecture;and Fukuoka City.
Financially supported by SHARE-Q (Strategic Hub Area for top-global Research and Education -Kyushu University) under the auspices of the Top Global University Project of the MEXT.
Application method No advanced registration required(事前申し込み不要)
Application period 1970.01.01[Thu]

Name: Narahiko Inoue
TEL: 092-802-5747
Mail: debate★
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Publishing period 2017.08.09[Wed] - 2017.08.21[Mon]
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