The 23rd “FLTRP Cup” National English Debating Competition — Wenzhou-Kean University Campus Selection

WKU campus selection for the 23rd “FLTRP Cup” National English Debating Competition, organized by the English Language Center and English Debating Society, was held at the General Education Hall on November 9th-10th, 2019.

Twenty eight teams registered for the campus contest and four teams entered into the final round after three round-robin preliminary debates. Here are the results:

Two Best Debaters of the final round will represent WKU to attend the East China Regional Tournament held in March 2020.

Congratulations to all the participants who showed so much enthusiasm and effort in this debating contest. Special thanks to James B, Lana, Annie, Jim. Y, John Chua, Kathy, Oliver, Michael, Tissa, Todd, Craig, Sugar, Kimberly, Rob M, Ginna, and Iman Johnes, who helped and contributed to making this contest a fabulous success!

Note: Founded in 1997, the annual event FLTRP Cup National English Debating Competition has been recognized as the largest and most influential English debating tournament in China. The format used in the competition is the British Parliamentary debate format, a common form of academic debate which is internationally adopted. In past years, the WKU Debate Teams won a third-prize in 2014 FLTRP Cup National Competition and a second-prize in 2018 Eastern China division of this competition.

 

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