Feb 21, 2019

World Schools Debating Championship

  • Crimson Education
  • Singapore
General Tutoring Competition Skill Building


The World Schools Debating Championships (WSDC) is a truly global competition for high school debaters. The Championships take place each year in a different country, hosted by a national debating body. Past venues include Peru, Qatar, Seoul, Athens, Cape Town, Bangkok, Singapore, Stuttgart, and in 2017 Denpasar, Indonesia.

All the debates take place in English. Each country can submit a squad of 3-5 eligible students to debate social, moral and political issues. There are currently between 50 and 60 nations that meet annually.

Past patrons of the Championships include Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu and Tony Blair.

For more information visit the official website here

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range




National team representation at an international debating competition.

Participation Cost


International event. Travel costs may apply.

2019 event will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Minimum Technical Skill Needed


Strong skills in debating.
You must first be selected as a representative for your country.

Time Commitment


International event.

Application Deadline


Application Process Includes

Form a National Team


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