|Florida Petresia & Agita Nalsalia (UI C)|
Champions of the 2012 NNDC UNY
#1 UI C (Agita Nalsalia & Florida Petresia Andriana) reigned supreme with #8 UI B (Andrearto Saleh & Kevin Wijaya) and #3 UI A (Muhammad Iqbal & Rio Trimono) coming second and third. #6 UNS (Juli Novianto & Liswindio Apendicaesar) exited at fourth in the final debate that had a topic on the decline of American influence. Agita Nalsalia also became the best speaker of the tournament with teammate Florida Petresia Andriana following right after her. The third individual place was shared by Muhammad Iqbal, Rio Trimono, UNS' Liswindio Apendicaesar and Universitas Islam Indonesia debater Putri Nurdina.
All debaters in the competition were novices, defined as those who have less than 2 years of varsity debating experience and no record of breaking in any national English debating event.