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QF: THBT social movements in democratic countries should drive social change through the courts rather than the legislature
QF1: Canada (16)(P) v. Ireland (9)(O) == 4-3
QF2: Swaziland (2)(P) v. Mexico (7)(O) == 4-3
QF3: Singapore (3)(P) v. England (6)(O) == 5-2
QF4: South Africa (4)(O) v. Australia (5)(P) == 6-1
SF1: Ireland (P) v. Australia (O)
SF2: Swaziland (P) v. Singapore (O)
2 teams remain standing after months of preparation, debates and speeches in the 25th Sing Tao Inter-School Debating Competition. After 3 rounds, the quarter finals and the semi final competitions, the teams that will progress into the Grand Final have been decided.
In the Semi Finals held today, La Salle College beat Marymount Secondary School on the motion ‘The government should relax the income limit for the Home Ownership Scheme’ 3-0 with Griffith Cheng snatching the Best Speaker award. South Island School beat Diocesan Boys School 2-1 on the motion that ‘The extension of repayment for the Non-means Tested Loan Scheme does more good than harm’. Paul Lau of SIS was the Best Speaker
This means the grand finals of the 25th Sing Tao Debating Competition will be between La Salle College and South Island School. La Salle will attempt to defend their title with the second consecutive championship, a feat completed only by 4 other schools. South Island School will attempt to become only the second team to win it 3 times in 5 years with exactly 1 year between each championship.
Affirmative : South Island School
Opposition : La Salle College
Grand Final Tickets
This years Grand Final will again be held at Queen Elizabeth Stadium on the Tuesday 4th May, 2010. Interested parties can get tickets for the Grand Finals in the following methods.
After 4 months of hard work and 4 rounds of debates in that period of time, the field of teams fro the 25th Sing Tao Inter-School Debating Competition has been whittled down to just 4 teams.
Marymount Secondary School hope to make history with their first Grand Final appearance in recent times. La Salle College will try to make history repeat itself with their 2nd Grand Final appearance in as many years. If they succeed, South Island School will make their 3rd Grand Final appearance in 5 years. Not to be outdone, Diocesan Boys School who won the Chinese Section last year, will hope to repeat the feat this year in the English section.
The decision as to who makes the Grand Final will fall onto the hands of yet unknown adjudicators. What we do know is that on 17th April 2010 the 4 teams will face-off at Ying Wa Girls School. The details of the 2 contest are :
After two months of battling through a field of almost 60 teams, the 25th Sing Tao Inter-School Debating Competition has be whittled down to 4 teams who are still in the running for the cash prize, the championship amongst other awards. This following the quarter-finals at Raimondi College.
The winners are highlighted in BOLD
Group A : Diocesan Girls School vs. Marymount Secondary School
Group B : La Salle College vs. St. Paul’s College
Group C : South Island School vs. Stewards Pooi Kei College
Group D : Good Hope School vs. Diocesan Boys School
The Semi-Finals are as follows
Semi-Final 1 : Marymount Secondary School vs. La Sallee College
Semi-Final 2 : South Island School vs. Diocesan Boys School
The winner of the semi-final will progress to the grand final.