Register to participate in the VMDC at:
Registration deadline: November 27 at 23:59
The term “debating” is becoming familiar among students. Many see this as an intellectual sport; an opportunity for students to speak up, discuss, and express their opinions on social issues.
Point Avenue is collaborating with True North School to hold the very FIRST middle school debate championship for Vietnamese students (VMDC). The tournament will help students gain experience with competitive debating at a competitive tournament.
The Adjudication Core will comprise of people with many years of experience in competitive debating and debate education. Therefore, VMDC promises to bring valuable knowledge and feedback to the participants.
The tournament will take place across two days, from December 3 to December 4, 2022, at True North School
  • Participants: All middle school students studying in Vietnam from Grade 6 to Grade 9
  • Participation fee: 1,000,000VND/student
  • Rounds
4 Preliminary Rounds:
– All teams will compete against each other in 4 preliminary rounds. Based on the competition results (number of wins and team points), teams will proceed to the elimination rounds, from the Quarter Finals.
– Teams composed of only G6 and G7 students (Junior teams) are eligible for proceeding to the Novice Semi-finals.
Elimination Rounds:
– Quarter-finals: Top 8 teams of the Preliminary Rounds
– Semi-finals: Top 4 teams from the Quarter Finals
– Grand Finals: Top 2 teams from the Semi Finals
  • Format
– By team, each team with 3 – 5 people (only 3 speaking members per round)
– 6 minute speeches with 4 minute reply speeches, with a 30 second grace period
– Points of Information (POIs) are allowed
– Preparation time: 40 minutes
– Language: English
  • Awards
Open category:
– 01 Champions
– 01 1st Runner-up (Grand Finalists)
– 02 2nd Runner-up (Semi Finalists)
– 04 Prizes for the Quarter Finalists
– 10 Awards for Top 10 Overall Best Speakers
Junior Category:
– 01 Junior Champion
– 01 Runner-up (Junior Finalist)
– 02 Prizes for the Junior Semi-finalists
– 05 Awards for Top 5 Best Junior Speakers
Register to join VMDC at:
Registration deadline: November 27 at 23:59
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