4th U.S. Universities Arabic Debating Championship

The U.S. Universities Arabic Debating Championship is one of QatarDebate’s outreach programs that aims to spread the culture of open dialogue and the Arabic language across the globe.

The 4th United States Arabic Debate Championship 2023 follows the tremendous success of QatarDebate’s 1st USADC at Harvard University in 2019, the 2nd USADC at the University of Chicago in 2021, and the 3rd USADC at the University of Stanford in 2022.

The 4th is hosted at the University of Utah from October 13-15, 2023. The championship brought together the brightest young minds from across the United States to debate critical global issues in the Arabic language.

Judges Registration

Date

13 - 15 October 2023

Participants

200+

Location

The University of Utah - Salt Lake City

Teams

42 team from across the States

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In preparation for the 4th USADC, the US Arabic Debate Union is delighted to announce the following workshops for debaters, adjudicators, and coaches!

Debate Skills workshops
Prepare for the 4th USADC

Debate 101 (Session 1)

An introduction to competitive debates to new joiners. This workshop highlights the concept and format of competitive debating and case building.

Debate 101 (Session 1)

Aug 19, 2023 08:00 PM (Qatar Local Time - +3 GMT)
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Judges Refresher Session

A review of the key skills and steps of debate judging, followed by Q&A and a take-home exercise. This session can also be an introduction to new judges.

Judges Refresher Session

Aug 23, 2023 11:00 PM - (Qatar Local Time - +3 GMT)
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Coaches Workshop

This workshop focuses on how to train teams, how to prepare a training plan, and how to deliver debate workshops.

Coaches Workshop

Aug 24, 2023 01:00 AM - (Qatar Local Time - +3 GMT)
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Debate 101 (Session 2)

This workshop continues the introduction to debate for new joiners and it focuses on building and refuting arguments, in addition to how to prepare in a team.

Debate 101 (Session 2)

Aug 26, 2023 08:00 PM - (Qatar Local Time - +3 GMT)
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Running Debate Clubs

This workshop focuses on how to establish and run debate clubs in universities and discuss common challenges and how to overcomes them.

Running Debate Clubs

Aug 30, 2023 11:00 PM - (Qatar Local Time - +3 GMT)
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Debate 102

This workshop focuses on advanced debating skills in motion analysis, argumentation, and refutation.

Debate 102

Sep 9, 2023 08:00 PM - (Qatar Local Time - +3 GMT)
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Practice Debates

Debaters will get the opportunity to debate in teams and test their skills ahead of the 4th USADC and get feedback from highly skilled adjudicators.

Practice Debates

Sep 16, 2023 08:00 PM - (Qatar Local Time - +3 GMT)
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A look at the 4th USADC