WSDC 2012 – OF Results and QF Match-up


Octofinal Results
Motion: THBT the government should create special schools that teach in endangered indigenous languages
OF1: Singapore (1) vs. South Korea (16) ~~~ 2-1 Singapore (Opposition)
OF2: Philippines (8) vs. Canada (9) ~~~ 2-1 Philippines (Proposition)
OF3: Australia (4) vs. Malaysia (13) ~~~ 3-0 Australia (Proposition)
OF4: Scotland (5) vs. Greece (12) ~~~ 3-0 Scotland (Proposition)
OF5: Lithuania (11) vs. England (6) ~~~ 3-0 England (Opposition)
OF6: Hong Kong (14) vs. New Zealand (3) ~~~ 2-1 New Zealand (Opposition)
OF7: India (10) vs. Wales (7) ~~~ 3-0 Wales (Opposition)
OF8: Ireland (15) vs. South Africa (2) ~~~ 2-1 Ireland (Opposition)

All wins were by the team that broke higher, except for Octofinal 8 where Ireland, who broke 15th, defeated hosts South Africa, who broke 2nd.

Quarterfinal Match-up
QF1: Singapore (1) vs. Philippines (8)
QF2: Australia (4) vs. Scotland (5)
QF3: England (6) vs. New Zealand (3)
QF4: Wales (7) vs. Ireland (15)

Quarterfinal Match-up by Total Speaker Points Ranking
QF1: Singapore (2) vs. Philippines (17)
QF2: Australia (4) vs. Scotland (6)
QF3: England (1) vs. New Zealand (7)
QF4: Wales (9) vs. Ireland (13)

Interesting thought, might this change the perception of how difficult or easy a debate might or might not be?

From https://twitter.com/#!/search/realtime/WSDC and http://schoolsdebate.com/years/2012/

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