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30 July 2011

Universidad Simon Bolivar win Spanish Language Worlds

The Universidad Simon Bolivar USB (Jesus Gorrin & Alain Herrera) have won the first Spanish Language Worlds (Campeonato Mundial Universitario de Debate in Espanol CMUDE) hosted by AUDAS Universidad Central de Venezuela UCV in Caracas, Venezuela.

Camila Salazar-Simpson of Complutense Madrid, Spain, was the top speaker.

The Final:
6 Universidad Central de Venezuela UCV 1st Prop.
3 Andrés Bello Catholic University 1st Opp.
9 Universidad Simon Bolivar USB 2nd Prop.
17 Rosario 2nd Opp

Semi Finals:

Semi 1
1 San Sebastian Boris y Christian
9 Simon Bolivar Jesus y Alain
12 Chile Daniel y Mariangeles
17 Rosario Ingrid & Luisa
Adjudicators: Ibarra*, Narvaez, Lozano, Carranza, Mira

Semi 2
3 Andres Bello Nicole y Marcelo
6 UCV Howard y Rafael
19 UCV Roddy y Astrid
18 Rosario Ana y Carlos
Adjudicators: Murath*, Venegas, J. Morales, Tismineski, J. Garcia


Qtr Finals:

Qtr 1
1 San Sebastian Boris y Christian PASAN
8 Nacional de Colombia Carlos y Junior
9 Simon Bolivar Jesus y Alain PASAN
16 UCV Adelina y Maria
Adjudicators: Murath*, C. Delgado, Carranza

Qtr 2
4 ITESM David y Rodolfo
5 UCV Rita y Angelica
12 Chile Daniel y Mariangeles PASAN
17 Rosario Ingrid & Luisa PASAN
Adjudicators: Lozano*, J. Garcia, Salmon

Qtr 3
3 Andres Bello Nicole y Marcelo PASAN
6 UCV Howard y Rafael PASAN
11 UCV Andrea y Eloy
14 Rosario Mariacarlina y Angelica
Adjudicators: Venegas*, Salas, Tismineski

Qtr 4
2 Complutense Madrid Dario y Camila
7 UCV Marhiam y Beverly
19 UCV Roddy y Astrid PASAN
18 Rosario Ana y Carlos PASAN
Adjudicators: Ibarra*, N. Morales, Mira



Here are the break teams.  Three teams did not turn up for the Qtr finals so teams 17, 18 and 19 were promoted.

Position Name Points
1 San Sebastian Boris y Christian Chile 21
2 Complutense Madrid Dario Camila Spain 20
3 Andres Bello Nicole y Marcelo Chile 20
4 ITESM Mexico David y Rodolfo Mexico 19
5 UCV Angelica y Rita Venezuela 19
6 UCV Howard y Rafael Venezuela 18
7 UCV Marhiam y Beverly Venezuela 17
8 Nacional de Colombia Carlos y Junior Colombia 17
9 USB Alain y Jesus Venezuela 16
10 USB Oscar y Laura Venezuela 16 (Qtr No Show)
11 UCV Andrea y Eloy Venezuela 16
12 Chile Daniel y Mariangeles Chile 15
13 UCV Jose y Mariandrea Venezuela 15 (Qtr No Show)
14 Rosario MariaCarlina y Angelica Colombia 15
15 UCV Dubraska y Francesco Venezuela 15 (Qtr No Show)
16 UCV Adelina y Maria Venezuela 15
17 Rosario Ingrid y Luisa Colombia 15
18 Rosario Ana y Carlos Colombia 14
19 UCV Roddy y Astrid Venezuela 14


Motions:
R1 This House would abolish zoos
R2 This House believes that cosmetic surgery for beauty should be banned.
R3 This House believes that the Internet has done more harm than good.
R4 This House believes that doctors should not lie to their patients, even for their own good
R5 This House believes that all nations have the right to possess nuclear weapons
R6 This house supports parents who secretly install monitoring tools in the electronics of their children
R7
R8
R9
Qtr
Semi
Final This House would sanction citizens who do not use their right to vote.

For more info visit Tuna's blog as he was tabbing the tournament and has some excellent articles about the event.

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