“Rise and rise again until lambs become lions”
After 5 months of preparation, finally NTU UADC 2014 happened. Our delegates were Cindy (FE’10), SIlvya (FE’11), Kario (Fpsi’11), and our N1 was Anggi (FKIP’12). UADC is the biggest and most competitive debate championship in Asia that uses Asian Parliamentary format. UADC has two category for its elimination round, the Open Category and EFL (English as Foreign Language) Category.
On the first day, they conducted the accreditation test. Our N1 Anggi managed to score 3 out of 5 in her initial accreditation test, which means she was qualified to be panelist or chair in the 1st preliminary round. Preliminary rounds began the following day. On Round 1 our team faced Univ. Unimsuh Makassar 2, and we managed to claim victory in what was a good debate. On round 2 we were up against NUS 1, Asia’s powerhouse. We lost that round, but we got so much to learn from that round. Round 3 was cancelled due to technicalities, so in conclusion we bagged 1 out of 2 VPs in Day 1. Continue reading