UADC 2014 Results!


NTU 1 (Vihasini Gopakumar, Lu Huiyi and Aditya Mitra)


IIUM 1 (Mubarrat, Sadiq, Ameera)

Best Speaker of the Tournament: Mai Mokhsein. (UT Mara 1)

Tab: Full Tab


UADC Breaks
Rank Name Team Scores Speaker Scores
1 UT MARA 2 7 2220.83 

2 NTU 1 7 2195.17

3 NUS 1 7 2188

4 IIUM 1 7 2182

5 San Beda 1 7 2176.08

6 ADMU 1 6 2206.5

7 Tokyo 1 6 2182

8 UT MARA 1 6 2179

9 NUS 2 6 2177.5

10 ADMU 2 6 2173

11 SMU 2 6 2172.75

12 UPD 1 6 2170.5

13 NLIU 1 6 2162.67

14 UM 1 6 2154.5

15 MMUM 1 6 2133.83

16 NTU 3 6 2122.42

17 LSE 6 2117.75

18 NLSIU 1 5 2203

19 FEU 1 5 2168

20 IIUM 3 5 2161.5

21 KU1 5 2160.33

22 SMU 1 5 2159.33

23 NUS 3 5 2153

24 NTU 2 5 2151.25

25 DLSU 1 5 2149.5

26 IIUM 2 5 2147.5

UADC EFL Breaks:
1.  UGM 2
4. Binus
5. ITB 1,
6. ITB 2
7. Atma
8. SYSU 1.

Top Ten Speakers:

Rank Name Team

1 Mai Mokhsein UT MARA 2
2 Allan Cabrera ADMU 1
3 Shafiq Bazari UT MARA 2
4 Vihasini Gopakumar NTU 1
5 Paulina Robles ADMU 1
6 Rafiq Saladdin UT MARA 2
7 Vinodhini Srinivasan NLSIU 1
8 Mifzal Mohammed UT MARA 1
9 Xiao Hongyu NUS 1
10 Aniruddha Basu NLSIU 1


Round 1

Theme: University
THBT the trend of placing trigger warnings (re: sexual content, violence, suicide) for students in signing up for class courses is regressive for education
THW ban gender-based initiatory organisations (eg. fraternities & sororities)
THBT companies should be disallowed from attaching conditions that lock individuals to specific industries to the scholarships they give out

Round 2
Theme: State
THW break-up megacities
TH regrets the resignation of top officials over national scandals and/or tragedies
THW remove citizen-first hiring policies

Round 3
Theme: Women
Info-slide: The Gulabi Gang is (a) a group of women vigilantes and activists fighting for women’s rights and protection against violence, and (b) they are called on by domestic violence survivors to beat up their husbands.
In nations with high rates of crime against women, THBT the international community should sanction the political elite in the country
THBT the feminist movement should actively support groups like the Gulabi Gang
THBT self-identified pro-choice activists who have had an abortion should not publicly discuss their regret or grief about their experiences

Round 4
Theme: Media
THW prohibit the media from disclosing the political motivation of terrorist groups
THW only allow nudity in media that is pertinent to the story or that furthers the narrative
THW require judicial approval prior to release of classified information by journalists

Round 5
Theme: Law
THW discontinue the practice of victim testimonies during sentencing hearings
THW prohibit the release of previously unpublished artistic works, after the death of the creator, author or musician
THW reduce a prisoner’s sentence for every state-approved book that they read

Round 6
Theme: Asia
THBT the Philippines should allow other countries to set-up military bases for money in strategic parts of its territory
THBT Malaysia and Singapore should place a moratorium on importing labour from Indonesia until they reform their environmental practices
THBT public figures serving in the Japanese government have a moral obligation not to visit the Yasukuni Shrine

Round 7
Theme: Religion
THW, as the Dalai Lama, choose to be reincarnated outside of China & TibetTHW, as Pope Francis, expose the gay network in the vaticanIn impoverished nations, when members of the Church have a child beyond their financial means, THBT the Church should financially assist the family

Round 8
Theme: Medicine
Regardless of consent, THBT families have a right to pull the plug on pregnant women on life support
THW limit the right to receive organ donations strictly to those who sign up as donors themselves
THW disallow mergers of big pharmaceutical companies

Theme: Children
TH regrets the dominant narrative in children’s education that good always wins
THBT parents who actively try to surpress childs sexuality should be charged for abuse
THBT professional sporting teams should be allowed to contract underage players to their team

Theme: Geopolitics
TH supports an African Union led initiative into Nigeria to combat Boko Haram
THBT India should institute an automatic right to refuge for persecuted Hindus
THBT it is in the best interest of Thailand for the Pheu Thai supporters to cede one term of governance to the Democratic Party in exchange for downsizing the military

Theme: Economics
THW prevent banks from owning a stake in the extraction, transportation, storage or distribution of physical commodities
TH condemns Turkey’s move to facilitate oil exports from Kurdistan without the Iraqi federal government’s consent
THW pay reparations to the families of victims of the slave trade

Theme: Israel-Palestine
THBT the Western media should not refer to Hamas as a terrorist organisation
THBT the occupation of the West Bank must be considered as modern-day ethnic cleansing
THBT the Pope, as the head of the Catholic Church, should not have called the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territory the “State of Palestine”

EFL Grand Final
THBT the practice of mitigating convictions for crimes committed out of economic necessity has done more harm than good
THBT governments should punish domestic-based corporations who use bribery to advance their business interests abroad

Open Grand Final
THBT corporations are a bane to the development of 3rd world countries
THBT instead of countries directly giving aid, aid should be decided by an independent institution which will not disclose the identity of the donor
THBT aid budget allocation should prioritise the development of mobile technology, capacity and infrastructure.

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