REDDOT OPEN ONLINE DEBATE CHAMPIONSHIP 2022

Introducing the inaugural RedDot Open Online Debate Championship on 10 to 12 June 2022! Open to 13 – 17 years old.

If you’re looking to develop as a high school debater and WSDC hopeful, or are just looking to sharpen your toolkit before the upcoming World Schools Debate Championship 2022, this tournament is for you. All levels of experience and welcome and encouraged. Champions walk away with 500USD in cash or preferred vouchers!

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NEED SOME PREPARATION FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP?

If you’re looking to prepare for the RedDot Open Online Debate Championship, or are just looking to learn from the ones who have seen and done it all, then you will definitely want to sign up for the Pre-RDO Online Workshop.

The workshop will be from the 7th-9th of June, just before the tournament itself and will be conducted by experienced debaters and WSDC coaches who are ready to pass on the torch and help the next generation of WSDC and High School debaters thrive.

Skill Training, Practice and Content Lecture classes are conducted, with each workshop catering to specific skills which you would require to do well in the main competition.

There are limited slots available for each class, sign up now!

Registration Fee:

Package A: 15 USD per person / per class

Package B: 40 USD per person / 3 classes

Package C: 80 USD per person / 6 classes

Package D: 100 USD per person / 9 classes

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About The Championship

Attention all high school debaters aged 13 – 17, from anywhere in the world.

If you’re looking for an accessible, competitive and enjoyable tournament that promises excellent motions, an amazing Adjudication Core and a fantastic judge pool – then look no further. Introducing the inaugural RedDot Open Online Debate Championship!

If you’re looking to develop as a high school debater and WSDC hopeful, or are just looking to sharpen your toolkit before the upcoming World Schools Debate Championship 2022, this tournament is specially for you. All levels of experience are welcome and encouraged to join.

With 5 preliminary rounds, and a competitive break – this is your chance to test your mettle against the best of teams, enthrall the judges with your wit and sophistication – and emerge as the first ever RedDot Open Debate Champions.

Oh, and did we forget to mention? Champions walk away with 500USD in cash or preferred vouchers!

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Championship Details

Platforms: Zoom

Discord Dates: 10th – 12th June 2022

Participants: Open to all aged 13 – 17

Prizes: Certificates, and 500USD in cash or preferred vouchers

Registration Fee: 60 USD per person (54 USD per person if you register by 30th April)

Format: 8 minutes substantive speeches, WSDC format

Perks: 5 preliminary rounds, competitive break, experienced Convener, Tab Team

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REDDOT OPEN ONLINE DEBATE CHAMPIONSHIP 2022 TAB MASTER

Digital Director: Trần Minh Vũ

Introducing the amazing Digital Director and Tab Master of RedDot Open 2022, Minh Vu from Vietnam. There are simply too many good things to say about Minh Vu. At such a young age, Minh Vu already has the experience, skill and sense to manage and coordinate digital events in a way that belies their age and puts many other organising digital teams to shame.

Whether it be as a Program Coordinator, Tournament Director, or a member of the Digital Team, Minh Vu is diligent with both work and keeping constant channels of communication open with every moving component of an event, to ensure seamless synergy and efficiency. Minh Vu was part of the digital team for Fulbright Open 2021, DAV Debate Open 2021, Singapore Pre-WSDC 2021, Bali Online UADC 2021 and SIDO-Hanoi ABP 2021, and on each occasion he displayed integrity, hard work and professionalism. He was also part of the team of organisers for the Macau Online WSDC 2021 which was hugely successful.

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Chief Adjudication Panel

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REDDOT OPEN ONLINE DEBATE CHAMPIONSHIP 2022 TIMING

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Prizes to be won

Champions walk away with 500USD in cash (or preferred vouchers worth 500USD)!

REDDOT OPEN ONLINE DEBATE CHAMPIONSHIP 2022 Registration

If you are registering for more than 1 team, please contact hello@knovo.io for registration assistance.

If there are any changes on your submitted details or if any other assistance is required, please email us at hello@knovo.io.

 

    FAQ

    Is this a physical or virtual event?

    The competition would be hosted virtually on Knovo platform. All participants would be given a learner’s account to log in during the competition period.

    Registration Fee for RedDot Open Debate Competition 2022

    The RedDot Open Debate Competition 2022 registration fees:

    $60 USD per pax

    $54 USD per pax if you register before 30 April 2022. (Early Bird Promotion)

    What is covered in the Pre RedDot Open Workshop?

    The following classes would be running during the Pre RDO Workshops:

    Skills Training

    Sign up for this class to learn the ropes of WSDC debating and equip yourself with the necessary tools to excel as a speaker. No matter the level of experience, no debater can overlook past the importance of covering the basics of debating and the need to constantly improve case and response techniques. 

    Our skills training will cover everything from case construction, to responses to framing and will be conducted by extremely experienced WSDC coaches. Slots are limited so sign up quick!

    Practice Session

    If argument and responses are the bread and butter of debating, you ought to learn to put them together to make the perfect bread and butter pudding. Learning the techniques and strategies in debating is one thing, but putting them into practice is another – and you need to be a master at both to be a winner in debating. 

    Sharpen your senses and put your skills to the test in this practice session, adjudicated and conducted by experienced WSDC coaches.

    Content Lecture

    Fancy a comprehensive and complete matter session? This is the class for you. Our content lectures focus on important areas and topics which you are likely to encounter at different tournaments in your debating career. No debater can make winning arguments if they do not know enough about the subject matter at hand. Gain knowledge and understanding in this class conducted by experienced WSDC coaches. Suitable and highly recommended for all levels of experience.

    When and how much is the Pre-RedDot Open Workshop?

    Dates: 7th – 9th June 2022

    Participants: Open to all aged 13-17

    Registration Fee:

    Package A: 30 USD per person / per class

    Package B: 60 USD per person for 3 classes

    Package C: 100 USD per person for all 6 classes

     

    I have further questions regarding the debate competition.

    Please feel free to call or WhatsApp to share your queries with us 🙂