Debating Tutorial


Debating Tutorial


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General Rules and Guidelines

Speaking Order


Speech structure

Speaking style

Points of Information

Roles in a debate

Key extracts from Worlds criteria

Debating related Books


Download Handouts (pdf)

Sample Tab Sheets (Excel)


The Rules


The Worlds Style Rules

Guide to Chairing and adjudicating a Worlds Style Debate

Adjudication Summary (from MMU Worlds website)


Here are the training presentations from Worlds in Glasgow Toronto & Stellenbosch.  In each case they were prepared by the adjudication team of the tournament.  They were designed to be talking points of an overall presentation by the adjudication teams but they will give some key pointers. (you need PowerPoint to view the files)

Glasgow Adjudicator Briefing

Glasgow Debater Briefing

Toronto Adjudicator Briefing

Toronto Debater Briefing

Stellenbosch Main Briefing