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
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
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)
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
o Explain why you think each motion is debate worthy
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
What aspect of adjudication should be improved in order to have a high
In what ways can CAP ensure a high quality tournament this year?
Completed applications should be sent to [email protected]
Find the link to the FORM HERE