It is an annual English-language debating tournament for high school-level teams. This is a preliminary round to select national representative for global round. The Korea Forensics League is a cooperative, nonprofit organization created to provide competitive speech and debate events for secondary school students in Korea. KFL was formed in early 2006 to meet the following goals:
- To make forensics events accessible to all competitors in Korea,
- To promote fair competition between schools,
- To codify tournament rules and procedures,
- To help select students to represent Korea at international forensics events,
- To encourage student initiatives, and
- To foster cooperation with the global forensics community.
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Each school is able to nominate up to 6 debaters. Among them, the top 24 debaters (or more, in case of a tie for 24th place) will be invited to participate in one or more videotaped debates on a designated day. Liaisons will view and rank the applicants in the videotaped debates to select a 12member Training Pool and six ranked alternates. At usually 5 students, maximum 6 students, are selected as national representatives.
No application fee, however individual is responsible for travel and international round cost
Students are required to have debate skills, able to prepare for impromptu 3:3 debate matches on diverse topics. They go through multiple, competitive stages to be selected as a national representative debaters.
Members of the Pool shall be responsible for attending all announced training days and events, and for fulfilling all assignments and responsibilities. More than 2 months of training before the international rounds
1. Member WSDC Team Training Pool is selected by an application(filling out a form)
2. 2nd selection process include video debate.
3. A 5 member WSDC Team is selected from among the 12 members of the Training Pool. This 5 member team attends the next WSDC.