Dear Asian debate community,
I'm Howie Ding from China. Together with my colleagues from GDS, SYSU
EDT and JNU EDT, we proudly present you the 1st Canton IV on May.4th-7th in
Guangzhou锟斤拷historically known as Canton), China. The format of the event is
Asian Parliamentary format.
This is the first ever International debate
tournament host in Southern China and we dedicate this event to debate lovers
all around the world, especially those who intend to participate UADC and
Australs. You would receive below benefits from our tournament:
Preliminary Rounds and Pre-Quarter, Quarter, Semi and Final
world-class Adj-core with Robin Teo being our CA, Ely Zosa, Omar Salahuddin,
Sebastian Templaton, Toshiaki Ikehara and Emily Zhang being our DCAs.
-We also guarantee you not only the quality of the A-core, also a qualified big
adj-pool of 8 more world/Asian/austral breaking or former International
tournament CAs. The confirmed includes: Zheng Bo, Imran Rahim, Cecile Gotamco
and Nicole Ng.
-Tasty Cantonese cuisine, especially Dim-sum Morning Tea
and a Fancy Break Night Party.
We are treating you two big meals. One
will be a grand Cantonese dinner, another will be a Cantonese 'Dim-sum' Morning
Tea (breakfast is the fanciest meal of us! You can try hundreds of dim-sums!) in
the oldest restaurants of Guangzhou (130 years) and a fancy break-night party.
You can optionally take our first trip to
Baomo Garden, to see the traditional architecture of Chinese gardens in the
first day. For our last day, we also arrange you to take a half-day downtown
trip and try local street foods!
40 Teams (N1) It's
mandatory to have 1 adjudicator for 1 team
Registration Fees: 850
CNY/ 135 USD per debater/adjudicator*
1000 CNY/ 158 USD per observer*
* These fee doesn't include
accommodation, but includes daily foods, 2 big meals and 1 break night party.
We will release our recommendation for accommodation very soon. The
lowest price for 3 nights would tentatively be 300 CNY/ 50 USD.
Our pre-registration starts on 19th March and
ends on 31st March.
For more information, please visit our website: www.cantoniv2012.com. (Our facebook and twitter
would be on pretty soon! Please click our FB and Twitter button later on.)
For inquiry, you can write to: cantoniv2...@hotmail.com锟斤拷 or howie1...@163.com (convener's e-mail address).
Looking forward to seeing everyone in Canton City!
Canton IV 2012 Organizing Committee