Debating rules & guides

  • WSDC Rules PDF (as of Aug 2017)
  • WSDC Notes for Adjudicators PDF (as of Jun 2015)
  • WSDC Definition Guidelines HTML | Word

WSDC, the charity

WSDC, the tournament

Running a tournament

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