Team Germany managed to being home three wins in this years WSDC.

The Team consisted of:

Marcus NonnFriedrich-Abel Gymnasium Vaihingen Enz

Meike Gärtner - Karlsgymnasium Stuttgart

Zoé Sandle - Humboldt-Gymnasium Köln

Ria Rosenauer - Karlsgymnasium Stuttgar

Cliodhna Herkommer - Parlergymnasium Schwäbisch Gmünd

This years team was coached by Elizabeth Baines, Laura Alviz and Konstantin Krüger.


A picture of the German delegation for WSDC 2017.






07 MAR 2016

We congratulate the following debaters, who have made it to this year's (home) Team Germany for WSDC 2016! The final team members are:

Barbara Kumpholz - Bertha v. Suttner Oberschule Berlin
Cliodhna Herkommer  - Parler-Gymnasium Schwäbisch-Gmünd
Joke Steinwart  - Königin-Olga-Stift Stuttgart
Judith Benk - United World College Freiburg
Marcus Nonn - Friedrich-Abel-Gymnasium Vaihingen/Enz

The team will be co-coached by Elizabeth Baines and Laura Alviz.

A notable mention goes to the debaters, who have stayed in the selection process as part of the round of the last eight speakers:
Alexander Seitz - Karls-Gymnasium, Stuttgart
Konstantin Krüger - Max-Born-Gymnasium, Backnang
Timothy Meyer - Heidehof Gymnasium, Stuttgart

Good luck to everyone and enjoy the preparations!


The 27th World Schools Debating Championship will take place from 20th-30th JUL 2015 in Singapore.

See the bid document



Elizabeth Baines
St.-Benno-Gymnasium Dresden

Luisa von Bismarck
International School of Frankfurt

Eric Swanson
Karlsgymnasium Stuttgart

Olivia Scalise Gaspar (ranked 10th best ESL speaker 2014!!!)
International School of Frankfurt

Sophia Jaimes-Ramos
Max-Born-Gymnasium Backnang

Coach (not in photo): Eva Sule, Estonia

Team Germany attended the World Schools Debate Academy in Kranjska Gora during the first week of July and successfully debated its way through to the tournament final, where it has been defeated by the closest decision possible, a 4-3 by proposing team Qatar. Congratulations tournament winners and much praise for our speakersDilek Sevinc, Karoline Schlotthauer, Viola Schramm, Kai Ohmstedt and Felix Jiang, the latter two also winning positions three and four on the best speakers list! Dilek Sevinc ranks eighth! Well done!

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