UITM IV 2010

Date : 26 November - 28 November 2010
Venue : Faculty of Law, Universiti Teknologi MARA Malaysia

Debating Style:
British Parliamentary

Tournament Team Cap:
80 teams and 6 institutional team cap.

Adjudicators:
N=1 rule applies.

Open Tournament:
Teams may consist of two individuals from different institutions.

Registration Fee:
RM60/person (without accommodation)
*applies for debaters, adjudicators and observers

About

This competition is an annual event run since 2005 by the UiTM English Debate Society and was one of the premier university-level competition participated by institutions, institutions of higher learning in and outside the country. This is because UiTM IV format 'British Parliamentary Debate' is the same format used in the English debate tournament world stage and become the exclusive platform for debate and debate the best in preparation for the World.

UiTM IV 2010 Poster

Adjudication Pool

Ms. Khaizan Sharizad (Sherrie) is currently, a practicing Advocate and Solicitor in the High Court of Malaya. She was the Deputy Chief Adjudicator for the World University Peace Invitational Debate in 2009. Sherrie was also the Convener of the Inaugural Bar Council Human Rights Debate in 2008. She has been a debater and an active adjudicator since 2002 in various national and international debating championships. Currently, she is the Chairperson of the Kuala Lumpur Bar Socials, Arts & Culture Committee and Co-Chair of Persons With Disabilities, Bar Council Human Rights Committee.

Mr. Satya Venugopal is an accomplished debater from NTU who was also named Top Speaker in Asia in 2010. Satya was is a force to be reckoned with in the debate circuit, winning several tournaments like the NTU Dorothy Cheungs and SDO 2009 and was a grand- finalist in the recent Intramuros IVs held in the Philippines.

Mr. Hasif Murad is an esteemed debate coach who also debates when he sees the chance. Recently emerging as Best Speaker for the grand-finals of the KDUDA Pro-Am IV Debate 2010, Hasif has also played up to the grand finals in many other debate tournaments such as UTP IV 2007 and Taylors IV 2009. He has also adjudicated in many tournaments as well as holding the role of the DCA in many esteemed debate tournaments such as National Novice Debating Championship 2010. When not debating or adjudicating, Hasif coaches aspiring new debaters in the field. His coaching has led to SMK Damansara Utama's entry into the grand finals of IIUM Interschool Debating Championship 2010 as well as Monash University Sunway Campus' emergence as National Novice 2009 Champions.

Participating Institutions

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