After nine preliminary rounds and seven final rounds in total, two teams of the Leiden Debating Union have won the finals of the European Debating Championships! Katharina Margareta Jansen and Louis Honee did not only reach the finals for teams with English as a Second Language (ESL) but also the open finals. David Metz and Emma Lucas also reached the open finals; there were two Dutch teams in this final round!
In the end, Katharina and Louis have won the ESL finals and David and Emma are taking home the trophy for the open finals. This is an incredibly impressive achievement!
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De Nederlandse Debatbond hosts quarterly ‘social events’. The social events are open to all members of the Dutch debating community. During these events you get to know members from other debating societies on an occasion other than a debating tournament. And of course we will have loads of fun!
On May 29, at 20:00, the Nederlandse Debatbond will organise an online pubquiz for everyone who loves to rack their brains while enjoying a drink and intriguing conversations with fellow debaters or those interested in debating. You can participate on an individual basis. Are you ready to show that you are the smartest of your debating society or even the Dutch debating community?
Further instructions as to how the event will take place and how you can participate will follow. It will likely be a combination of Kahoot and Zoom.
See you there!