Colgate wins Vienna IV 2011!

The first Vienna IV has taken place: The Winners are Austin Schwartz and Travis Steele from Team Colgate Extra White , who competed on 6th March at the Großer Festsaal of University of Vienna against Teams from Germany, Turkey and Serbia.

The teams:

  • Colgate Extra White (Opening Government): Austin Schwartz, Travis Steele
  • Galatasaray Ottomans (Opening Opposition): Engin Arıkan, Denizhan Kılıç
  • Heidelberg Early Blossom (Closing Government): Jan Lüken, Marcus Ewald
  • Belgrade Tik Tok (Closing Opposition): Goran Jankuloski, Tijana Mijalković

The motion:
This house believes that parties’ electoral campaigns should only be funded by the state.

The Winners of Vienna IV 2011: Austin Schwartz & Travis Steele from Team Colgate Extra Weiss

The Winners of Vienna IV 2011: Austin Schwartz & Travis Steele from Team Colgate Extra White

Chief Adjudicators were Isabelle Loewe (Debattierclub Bonn), Manos Moschopoulos (Athens) and Maja Cimerman (Ljubljana).

The adjudication panel joined furthermore:

-          Michael Shapira (Haifa)
-          Leonhard Weese (Debattierklub Wien)
-          Gudrun Lux (Debattierclub Bonn)
-          Filip Muki Dobranic (Ljubljana)

We thank our great adjudicators for their efforts and also the debaters for providing a high quality debate at this final.

Thanks to everyone, that helped, contributed and came to participate at Vienna IV 2011!

To watch the recorded Finals, click this.
To see the Speaker tab, click that.
To see the Team Tab, click the other.

Pictures can be looked at here.

See you next year at Vienna IV 2012!!

P.s. more reports or photos will follow on www.debattierklubwien.at

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2 Antworten auf Colgate wins Vienna IV 2011!

  1. Anna Karolin sagt:

    Could you post the motions from the tournament?

  2. Florian Prischl sagt:

    All motions are listed in this summary article on our main website: http://www.debattierklubwien.at/2011/03/vienna-iv-the-full-story

    The motions are:
    1st Round: This house would ban all extremist parties.
    2nd Round: This house would return cultural goods to the countries of their origin.
    3rd Round: This house believes that the depiction of women in the music industry harms their standing in society.
    4th Round: This house would dissolve NATO.
    5th Round: Given a passenger is in a car with a driver too intoxicated to drive, this house believes that that person should be held equally responsible.
    6th Round: Given humanity found an extraterrestrial species of unknown technological advance, this house would not attempt first contact.
    Semi-Final: This house would immediately militarily intervene in Libya.
    Final: This house believes that parties’ electoral campaigns should only be funded by the state.

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