2nd U.S. Schools Debating Championship
A sustainable reoccurring cultural activity, to aid in spreading the Arabic Debate culture in American Schools
3rd – 4th February 2023
An opportunity to excel
Following the great success of QatarDebate U.S. Schools Debating Competition hosted at The University of Utah in 2020, we are introducing the second edition of the competition in collaboration with the Arabic Program at the Department of World Languages & Cultures and the Debate Club at the University of Utah, with the participation of up to 8 nonnative American schools’ teams, up from 4 in the first edition.
The competition aims to act as a sustainable reoccurring cultural activity, to aid in spreading the Arabic Debate culture in American Schools, which shall be complementary and preparatory to other cultural events like QD International Schools Debate Championship. In addition to the benefits of debating skills that the students shall gain and practice, through workshops, customized materials, and the competition itself. This event shall also serve as an annual meeting where students, teachers, and schools of similar interest in the Arabic language interact and network.
8 teams – nonnative Arabic speakers