Guidelines and Materials

To participate in tournaments, you will need some preparation to ensure a smooth tournament experience.

Debating Equipment

Microphone/Webcam

If you do not have a webcam or microphone, or have a low quality laptop webcam, we recommend you purchase one of the following options to optimize your debating experience.

Most laptops have built in webcams that can be used in the tournament.

Laptop

A laptop is essential to compete in tournaments, as well as an internet connection of at least 5 Mbps

Macintosh, Windows, and Chromebook will all work for our tournament.

Headphones

Although not necessary, headphones will reduce echoes and provide sound clarity, allowing for focus during a tournament


Where to participate

Although you can compete across countries, we recommend you follow the checklist below to decide where to compete

A space that you can speak loudly in.
A space without background noises or distractions.
A space with a internet speed of at least 5 Mpbs.
A space with nothing inappropriate in the background.
A space that you can debate in!