WSDC

WSDC 2018 – Motions

Note: Wording is second-hand and may be erroneous. Apologies in advance if that is the case.

R1P: This House would require professional sports teams to be owned by their local communities instead of individuals or corporations.
R2P: This House opposes the development of lethal autonomous weapons. (infoslide: Lethal autonomous weapons are a type of autonomous military robot designed to select and attack military targets (people or installations) without intervention by a human operator)
R3I: This House regrets the widespread belief that motherhood is a rewarding experience
R4I: This House believes that states should allow all non-citizen migrant workers to vote in local and national elections
R5P: This House supports a school voucher system.
R6I: This House would not allow sellers and service providers to advertise their products beyond showing information and images that reveal technical product details.
R7P: This House regrets the Belt and Road Initiative.
R8I: This House regrets the rise of call-out culture.

PDOFI: This House believes that democratic states should not own or run media organisations
OFI: This House prefers a world with no belief in the afterlife
QFI: This House believes that foreigners should not be allowed to own land in developing countries
SFI: THBT rehabilitation should be the only consideration in criminal sentencing
GFP: This House believes that the West should end all arms sales and military cooperation with Saudi Arabia

WSDC 2016 – Results round-up

Outrounds progression chart

Outrounds progression chart

Visit tabroom.com for the full set of results.

Highlights
Champion: England
Best ESL Team: Pakistan
Best EFL Team: Denmark
Best New Team: Rwanda

Best Speaker: Eden Blair (Australia)
Best ESL Speaker: Kishen Sivabalan (Malaysia)
Best EFL Speaker: Clara Grønborg Juul (Denmark)
Best New Speaker: Florine Michelle Rombach (Switzerland)

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WSDC 2016: Prepared Motions

THW require democratic states to hold a national referendum to ratify any free trade agreements
THBT the Obama Administration’s foreign policy has done more harm than good
THBT technology companies with significant market shares should not be eligible for patent protection
THBT, after meeting their basic needs, individuals have a moral responsibility to donate their wealth towards poverty alleviation

GF: THBT states should be allowed to pay other states to relocate and settle refugees

Motion Committee: Aisha Ahmad (Pakistan), Anna England Kerr (England), Daniel Swain (Australia), Georgie Barker (Scotland), Kaspar Kelder (Estonia), Paidamwoyo Mangondo (South Africa), Udayan Mukherjee (New Zealand)

WSDC 2015 [VIDEOS]

Other than the televised SF and GF of WSDC 2015, which can be located at Channel 5’s toggle, here are some more WSDC 2015 videos. These are courtsey of Arthur Lee of Team Singapore 2015, Agrim Singh of Singapore, Aaron Timmons of USA, Alfred ‘Tuna’ Snider of USA, Team Argentina and Lauren Ahn of Team Korea 2015.
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WSDC 2015 – The Break and Projected Tab

The break, with thanks to @WSDC2015 (Agrim Singh) for tweeting all of this info. Have also included projected team tab below.

The Break

Rank Team Win Judges Points
1 Hong Kong 8 23 6052.5
2 Singapore 8 21 6101
3 Pakistan 8 19 5993
4 USA 7 21 6063.5
5 Australia 7 20 6076.5
6 Greece 7 19 6026
7 South Africa 7 18 6082
8 Malaysia 6 19 6065
9 England 6 18 6081.5
10 Scotland 6 18 6017.5
11 Wales 6 18 6015
12 Ireland 6 18 6007
13 UAE 6 18 5990.5
14 Philippines 6 16 5982
15 India 6 15 5964.5
16 Canada 5 16 6076.5

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WSDC 2015 – Round 8 and Projected Break [RESULTS]

Round 8 results are trickling in, and are reflected below along with likely break.

Round 8 Results

Thailand 3-0 Israel
Croatia 3-0 Spain
Hong Kong 3-0 India
Singapore 2-1 South Africa
Germany 3-0 Lithuania
Pakistan 2-1 UAE
England 2-1 New Zealand
Ireland 2-1 Australia
USA 3-0 Czech Republic
Netherlands 2-1 Greece
Turkey 2-1 Qatar
Philippines 3-0 Sri Lanka
Malaysia 3-0 Slovenia
Scotland 2-1 Indonesia
Wales 2-1 Korea
Peru 2-1 Canada
Taiwan 3-0 Palestine

Projected Break

1. Hong Kong – 8 of 8 wins – 23 judges
2. Singapore – 8 of 8 wins – 21 judges
3. Pakistan – 8 of 8 wins – 19 judges
4. USA – 7 of 8 wins – 21 judges
5. Australia – 7 of 8 wins – 20 judges
6. Greece – 7 of 8 wins – 19 judges
7. South Africa – 7 of 8 wins – 18 judges
8. Malaysia – 6 of 8 wins – 19 judges
9. England – 6 of 8 wins – 18 judges
9. Ireland – 6 of 8 wins – 18 judges
9. Scotland – 6 of 8 wins – 18 judges
9. UAE – 6 of 8 wins – 18 judges
9. Wales – 6 of 8 wins – 18 judges
14. Philippines – 6 of 8 wins – 16 judges
15. India – 6 of 8 wins – 15 judges
16. Sri Lanka – 5 of 8 wins – 16 judges
16. Canada – 5 of 8 wins – 16 judges

WSDC 2015 – Day 3 [RESULTS]

Unfortunately a little rushed, apologies in advanced for any errors. Having to run again so comment with the errors and I will update again before I go to bed.

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Team Win Judges
Complete results available
Australia 6 of 6 17
Hong Kong 6 of 6 17
Greece 6 of 6 16
Singapore 6 of 6 16
India 6 of 6 15
Pakistan 6 of 6 15
South Africa 6 of 6 15