Stats

Our members regularly compete and judge at debating competitions around the country and abroad. Everyone in the society is given the opportunity to represent WDS at tournaments, regardless of ability. Below you can see a synopsis of our competitive successes over the years.

The term ‘break’ refers to the when a team or judge are qualified for the elimination rounds of a competition. This is predicated on success over most other participants during the preliminary rounds.

2014/15

Competitions won: 7 (5 distinct members)

Speaking breaks: 35 (19 distinct members)

Judging breaks: 42 (15 distinct members)

2013/14

Competitions won: 5 (4 distinct members)

Speaking breaks: 31 (14 distinct members)

Judging breaks: 53 (19 distinct members)

2012/13

Competitions won: 2 (4 distinct members)

Speaking breaks: 21 (15 distinct members)

Judging breaks: 30 (13 distinct members)

2011/12

Competitions won: 3 (4 distinct members)

Speaking breaks: 16 (9 distinct members)

Judging breaks: 24 (9 distinct members)

2010/11

Speaking breaks: 9 (6 distinct members)

Judging breaks: 19 (7 distinct members)

2009/10

Competitions won: 2 (2 distinct members)

Speaking breaks: 12 (8 distinct members)

Judging breaks: 10 (6 distinct members)