• Summer 2019 Programs

    Camps & Championship

    Summer Camps

    Shanghai, 7/11 - 7/19, 2019

    Shenzhen, 7/24 - 8/1, 2019
    Beijing, 7/24- 8/2, 2019

    At camp, students receive direct instruction and comprehensive participate in several practice rounds. Camp teachers include NHSDLC league directors and university debaters from our partner U.S. debate societies. Students who attend camp see a dramatic improvement in their debate, public speaking, critical thinking, and research abilities.

    National Championship

    The NHSDLC season concludes with the National Championship, the largest high school debate tournament in Asia, which is held every summer in Beijing. Teams that finish in the Top 16 of a regional tournament qualify to compete at Nationals. Comprising of three divisions - a middle school, high school, and international division - the National Championship is the most competitive debate tournament of the year, and the highlight of the NHSDLC season.

     

    Middle School Division, Shanghai, July 20-21.

    High School Division, Beijing, August 3-5.

    AGD/International, Beijing, August 3-5.

  • Spring 2019 Tournaments

    The topic for every tournament in the season will be: “Resolved: Countries should prioritize climate change adaptation over mitigation."

     

    Suzhou

    March 23-24, 2019

    Host School: 苏州工业园区星海实验中学

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    Tianjin

    March 30-31, 2019

    Host School: Admiral Farragut Academy Tianjin

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    Qingdao

    March 30-31, 2019

    Host School: 青岛博格斯加州国际学校

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    Wuhan

    March 30-31, 2019

    Host School: 武汉枫叶国际学校

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    Chongqing

    March 30-31, 2019

    Host School: 重庆巴蜀常春藤学校

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    Shanghai

    April 20-21, 2019

    Host School: 上海中学国际部

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    Dalian

    May 11-12, 2019

    Host School: 大连24中

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    Nanjing

    May 11-12, 2019

    Host School: 金陵中学河西分校

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    Chengdu

    May 18-19, 2019

    Host School: 成都七中高新校区

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    Guangzhou

    May 25-26, 2019

    Host School: 广州外国语

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    Hangzhou

    May 25-26, 2019

    Host School: 杭州高级中学国际部

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    Harbin

    May 25-26, 2019

    Host School:哈尔滨万邦学校

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    Shenzhen

    May 25-26, 2019

    Host School: 厚德学院

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  • Tournament Eligibility

    Please note that only non-native English speakers are eligible to compete in NHSDLC tournaments. Students are ineligible if they satisfy either of the following conditions:

    • If the student has lived in a country where English is the official language for more than five years

    • If the student's primary language at home is English

    The Association for Global Debate (AGD) hosts competitions in partnership with the NHSDLC for native-level English speakers. We encourage students who are ineligible for NHSDLC tournaments to register for AGD competitions. There is an AGD tournament taking place on April 13-14. Click here to register.

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