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참가자격

  • Elementary, Middle and high school students in the Republic of Korea and overseas
  • The eligibility of each tournament is as follows:
  Korean school
students
International / foreign
school students
(12-year graded)
International / foreign
school students
(13-year graded)

Elementary school
tournament
 
4·5·6 Grade 4·5·6 Grade 5·6·7 Grade

Middle School
tournament
 
1·2·3 Grade 7·8·9 Grade 8·9·10 Grade

High School
tournament
 
1·2·3 Grade 10·11·12 Grade 11·12·13 Grade

  • Policy for Home Schooling
  • - As of 2017, homeschooled children are all allowed to participate in the tournament; Elementary, Middle, High School Championships.

    - Homeschooled children will be given the school age according to the school system of his/her country of residence.

    - Confirmation document by a homeschool association or parents should be submitted via e-mail in advance. (ytndebater@ytn.co.kr)
홈스쿨링지원서 다운


  • Policy for team member substitution
  • In light of personal circumstances, different conditions of each team, and problems among team members that might all occur in two months of preparation for the tournament, the organizing committee’s policy for team member substitution is as follows;

    - By 20 days before the championship, two out of three members may be substituted. In case of elementary school championship, three out of four are allowed for change.

    - In 20 days before the championship, no substitution is allowed.

토론Topic보기

  • Debating Topics of The 3rd Elementary School Championship 2017
Category Round Type of Topic Topic
Preliminary Round
(General / EFL)
1Round Impromptu debate Topic for Education
2Round Impromptu debate Topic for Ethics
3Round Impromptu debate Topic for Media
Round
(General / EFL)
1Round Impromptu debate Topic for Culture
2Round Impromptu debate Topic for History
3Round Impromptu debate Topic for Society
4Round Impromptu debate Topic for Science
*This Topics are subject to change.



  • Debating Topics of The 7th Middle School Championship 2016
Category Round Type of Topic Topic
Preliminary
Round
Round 1 Impromptu debate -
Round 2 Impromptu debate -
Round 3 Prepared debate Economy
THW not tax the poor
Round 4 Impromptu debate -
Round 5 Impromptu debate -
Round Round 16 /
EFL Round 8
Impromptu debate -
Round 8 /
EFL Round 4
Impromptu debate -
Round 4 Impromptu debate -
EFL Grand Finals Prepared debate Development
TH prefers a global tax system to aid
Grand Finals Prepared debate Bioethics
Assuming feasibility, THBT the military
should aggressively engage in the genetic
and bionic enhancement of consenting
soldiers
*This Topics are subject to change.



  • Debating Topics of The 8th High School Championship 2016
Category Round Type of Topic Topic
Preliminary
Round
Round 1 Impromptu debate -
Round 2 Impromptu debate -
Round 3 Prepared debate International Relations
THBT regional integration
is imperative for sustainable development
Round 4 Impromptu debate -
Round 5 Impromptu debate -
Round Round 16 /
EFL Round 8
Impromptu debate -
Round 8 /
EFL Round 4
Impromptu debate -
Round 4 Impromptu debate -
EFL Grand Finals Prepared debate Democracy
THBT democracy has failed the poor
Grand Finals Prepared debate Bioethics
Assuming feasibility, THW permit the cloning of extraordinary individuals for the good of society
*This Topics are subject to change.


  • Past debating topics
Category Type of Topic Topic
Preliminary round 1 Impromptu debate Round 1: Children’s Rights
· THBT child labor is justified
· THBT sparing the rod spoils the child
THB hagwons (private academies) are another form of child exploitation
Preliminary round 2 Prepared debate Round 2:
THW go vegetarian
Preliminary round 3 Impromptu debate Round 3: Law and Order
· THW ban electronic devices while driving
· THW raise the legal drinking age
THW legalize the sale of marijuana
Preliminary round 4 Prepared debate Round 4:
THBT unions do more harm than good
Preliminary round 5 Impromptu debate Round 5: Culinary Controversies
· THBT Japan has a right to fish whales
· THW legalize the sale of dog meat
THW breed exotic animals for consumption
Round 16 Impromptu debate Octos: Terrorism
· THS the use of force against opposition movements
· THW ban broadcasting of recordings from terrorists
· THW torture terrorists
EFL Grand Finals EFL Semis: Sports
· THBT money is ruining sport
· THW allow performance enhancing drugs in sports
· THW equalize prize money for male and female athletes
Round 8 Prepared debate Quarters:
THS the use of opium licenses in Afghanistan
EFL Quarter-finals EFL Finals:
THW sell organs for profit
Round 4 Impromptu debate Semis: International Relations
· TH prefers sanctions to war
· THW exploit Antarctica for natural resources
· THW grant immunity from prosecution to dictators who step down
Grand Finals Prepared debate Finals: THS an aid invasion
  • Prepared debate
  • - The topic for the prepared date will be announced on the website one month prior to the
      Championship.
  • Impromptu debate
  • - The topic for the impromptu debate will be released on the day of the Championship at the competition
      venue at the same time of the draw for the debate pairing.