Friday, May 18, 2012
BP Comps Jakarta Mini, NNDC Kick Off Today
Two debating tournaments using the British Parliamentary format with contrasting levels of experience are scheduled to start today on the main island of Java. The National Newbies Debating Championships will begin in the afternoon at Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta with 36 novice teams. In the capital, the Jakarta Mini, an open tournament that allows composites, is already underway since this morning at Binus University with a smaller number of participants but promising a higher quality of debating. Its roster includes past champions of Indonesia's 3 classics - IVED, JOVED and ALSA UI. Grand finals of both competitions will take place on Sunday.