The 7th Annual International Debate Tournament Kyiv Spring 2009 will take place in Kyiv, Ukraine, on May 1 – 3, 2009.
Debating Format – British Parliamentary.
Languages – English and Ukrainian.
Motions – closed and semi-closed.
We'll be offering 5 preliminary rounds, play-offs and Le Grande Finale.
Organizer – ‘Stolytsya’ Debate Federation.
Debate Partner – ‘Debate Academy’ YNGO.
Partners – ‘Vasil Kisil and Partners’ Law Firm, OSCE Project Coordinator Office in Ukraine, Institute of International Relations of Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University.
Media Partner – ‘Putt’ Magazine.
Convener of the Tournament – Nataliya Kulykovska.
English Track Chief Adjudicator – William Jones, well-known debater and adjudicator, Worlds 2009 Champion.
Deputy Chief Adjudicators – Anna Shaporenko and Eugene Akulich.
Ukrainian Track Chief Adjudicator – Oleksiy Yatsenko.
Deputy Chief Adjudicators – Kenya Glinko and Oleksandr Mamunya.
Debators: (i) UAH 150 per person for the Ukrainian residents, and (ii) EUR 20 per person for the non-Ukrainian residents.
Adjudicators: (i) UAH 75 per person for the Ukrainian residents, and (ii) EUR 10 per person for the non-Ukrainian residents.
The fee covers accommodation (for non-Kyiv participants) and meals at the tournament.
Registration will be opened from March 10th till April 10th 2009 at the tournament’s web-site.
Questions regarding registration shall be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Should you have any questions regarding Kyiv Spring 2009 feel free to contact Nataliya Kulykovska, Convener, at email@example.com.
See you in Kyiv!
KS2009 Organizing Team