Online Summer Debate Tournament


The Online Summer Debate Tournament is an online debate tournament for the Dutch debating community. It is organised by the Nederlandse Debatbond in cooperation with one of its member societies. Funds that are not necessary for the organisation are donated to charity; 50% as decided by a majority vote via the registration form and 50% to a charity chosen by the champions.

Next edition

Date: August 8, 2020
Co-organiser: Utrecht Debating Society
Contact information organisation: and

Format: American Parliamentary (video (Dutch) + manual (Dutch))
Language: Dutch
Speech lengths: 5 minutes (3 minutes summary)

Registration form:
Registration deadline: August 1, 2020

Facebook event:

9:30-10:30 Registration
10:30-11:00 Announcements
11:00-12:15 Round 1
12:15-12:45 Lunch
12:45-14:00 Round 2
14:00-15:15 Round 3
15:15-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:45 Round 4
16:45-17:00 Break announcement
17:00-18:15 Semifinals
18:15-19:00 Dinner
19:00-20:00 Finals
20:00-20:30 Award ceremony

Previous editions

YearTeamsChampionsBest speakerTabCharitiesCo-organiser
2020TBATBATBATBA* Amnesty International
* Stichting KiKa
* Stichting Opkikker
* War Child
Utrecht Debating Society