Parliamentary Debate

Members Allowed : 2-5

A British Parliamentary debate consists of a team of two people, competing against 3 other teams simultaneously. The total amount of teams expected are 8. Meaning a total of 16 people.

Rules:

Following are the basic standard rules for British Parliamentary.

  1. Each speaker can speak for a maximum of 7 minutes.
  2. Topic are given to each team, half an hour prior to the start of the round.
  3. There will be 4 rounds on first day.
  4. Semi-final and Final will be on the final day.
  5. Specifications of the tournament will be dealt by the standard British Parliamentary Debating rules.

Winning Criteria:

The team that gets the maximum points in the Final wins, while the loser at the end of the final is declared the runner up.

Resources:

  1. Paper and pens for every participant.