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27 January 2009

HWS / IDEA Round Robin (Worlds Style)

Applications are due in less than one week!
The HWS / IDEA Round Robin (Worlds Style)

16 top teams from around the world, invited to New York
* Applications due January 31!
{See the website below for application details}
{We will endeavor to ensure that all qualifyied teams are able to attend.}
* Tournament dates: April 10-11

Debate all 15 other teams in 5 BP rounds
* Pre-paired rounds, so completely fair pairings and no tab delays
* Break to finals, with $1700 (cash) at stake, plus awesome trophies
* Superior international judging headed by Neill Harvey-Smith

Worth a trip halfway around the world
* Compete in the US BP Championships (open to all) April 3 - 5
* Spend 2 days with the Yale Debating Society on April 6 & 7
* Attend an International Debate Gala in NYC on April 8
* Dinner at the home of HWS President Mark Gearan on April 9 (Bill Clinton's Deputy Chief of Staff & Peace Corps Director)
* Great food and lakefront hotel at the Round Robin April 10 - 11

For more info visit:

Convenor: Eric Barnes (

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