Ghana Universities Debate Championship 2020

Ghana Universities Debate Championship 2020

The Adjudication Core for the 2020 Ghana Universities Debate Championship is now
accepting applications for the position of Deputy Chief Adjudicators.

The Deputy Chief Adjudicators would be expected to assist the CAs in:

 Providing training/briefing for judges and speakers prior to, and during the
 Motion setting and selection
 Reviewing feedback forms and ranking adjudicators based on feedback
 Running an excellent tournament
 Other debate related tasks


Each application would be thoroughly reviewed, giving priority to the following:
 Relevant debate/adjudication experience
 A clear understanding of the art of adjudication, particularly with respect to
being a member of the Adjudication Core
 Ability to provide high quality feedback
 Organisational abilities
 Work ethic
 Institutional and gender representation

Ghana Universities Debate Championship 2020 TIMELINE
 Applications open – 10 th May, 2020
 Applications close – 10 th June, 2020
 Shortlisting – 11 th to 13 th June, 2020
 Announcement of successful applicants – 15 th June, 2020

Ghana Universities Debate Championship 2020 APPLICATION FORM

Personal Information
 Name
 Email Address
 Telephone Number
 Gender

Debate/Adjudication Experience

 List all institutions you have represented at BP debate tournaments
 List relevant debating experience/achievements (A maximum of ten
 List relevant adjudication experience/achievements (A maximum of ten
 If you have served as a member of CAP, list the name of the competition and
your position on CAP. Include one referee from the tournament listed

Other Relevant Experience

 List relevant coaching/training experience (A maximum of ten examples)
 List relevant organisational experience (A maximum of ten examples)

Motion Setting

 What factors do you consider when setting a motion?
 Draft five motions on any topic of your choice.
o Identify potential arguments/clashes
o What stage of the tournament do you think each motion would be best
suited to?
o Explain why you think each motion is debate worthy

Adjudication Abilities

 Watch the finals of the Accra Open Debate Championship 2019, available at
o Provide your rankings for the debate.
o Provide feedback for the debate.
 What relevant factors should a judge take into consideration when ranking
teams in a debate?


 Why do you want to be a part of the Adjudication Core for GUDC 2020?
 What skills/qualities would you bring to the team?
 How do you suggest judges should be ranked at this year’s tournament, i.e.
determining who chairs a room and who makes it into the knockout stages of
the competition?
 What aspect of adjudication should be improved in order to have a high
quality tournament?
 In what ways can CAP ensure a high quality tournament this year?

Completed applications should be sent to

Find the link to the FORM HERE

Originally posted 2022-08-29 19:33:35.