STBA Teknokrat (Niko Ginanto & Hari Saputra) continued the foreign language school's reign after topping the 2013 National Universities Debating Championship selection for Region II that covers the provinces of South Sumatra, Lampung, Bengkulu and Bangka-Belitung. In the final, the duo defeated state schools Universitas Lampung, Universitas Sriwijaya and Universitas Bengkulu. Teknokrat won the title last year.
All four are eligible to advance to the national rounds next week. Besides them, semifinalists STIE Musi Palembang, Politeknik Sriwijaya, Universitas Islam OKI and Universitas Bandar Lampung also qualify for the big event.