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Middle Schools Tournament, Slovenia

Saturday 18 March 2017


Slovenian national debate organisation Za in proti, zavod za kulturo dialoga and Osnovna šola  Domžale kindly invite you to the International Middle School Debate Tournament which will happen on March 18th 2017 at the Osnovna šola Domžale. You can find out about the school at and about Domžale, a town 15 km from the capital of Slovenia Ljubljana at

Debate format is Karl Popper Debate Format with speeches long 4 minutes and cross examination. The language of debate is English. Tournament will have 3 debate rounds  and the finals.  The prepared motion will be „ELECTIONS SHOUD BE MANDATORY“   and it will be debated the first two rounds and the finals.


For the third debate round the motion will be impromptu. Debaters will find out the motion for impromptu round 1 hour before the debate and they need to prepare by themselves without their coaches.  For the preparation of  the impromptu round debaters are not allowed to speak with anybody else than the debaters from their team, they are not allowed to use any electronic devices, however they might want to use  a dictionare and an almanach.


You register by sending information about your delegation: name and adress of your school, name of debate teams and name of debaters, name and email of judges and accompanying adults to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. not later than March 1st.   You should also send us information about the institution – official name and adress of the – which should the invoices be issued to. The registration fee which includes meals  and other tournament expences is 18,00 EUR per person.  We do expect the registration fee is paid prior of  the tournament  via bank transfer on the basis of the invoice we will issue to you.  

If you have any additional questions, please, do not hesitate to contact me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Looking forward meeting you all in Domžale,

Bojana Skrt


Za in proti, zavod za kulturo dialoga 



9.00 – 9.50 Registration and snacks

10.00 Opening

Judging meeting

11.00 First debate round „Elections should be mandatory.“

12.30    Second debate round

„Elections should be mandatory.“

13.30 Lunch

14.30 Announcement of impromptu debate motion

15.30 Third debate round

17.00 Finals „Elections should be mandatory.“

18.00 Award ceremony 

Location : Domzale, Slovenia
Contact : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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