CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: JAW WAR NATIONAL DEBATE CHAMPIONSHIP 2021
THEME: AFRICA IN THE ERA OF THE NEW NORMAL
Are you a student of any tertiary institution in Nigeria? A change maker and ardent debater?
Do you have what it takes to win against seven institutions to battle at the Finals of Jaw War version 7.0?
The Literary and Debating Society, University of Ibadan, is inviting you to submit entries for the Jaw War 2021 National Debate Championship. (Link to apply at the end of the post)
Jaw War–the largest public speaking competition in West-Africa–is an annual debate tournament that gives students of tertiary institutions the platform to debate contemporary issues, recommend solutions and propose indubitable policies that can be adopted for growth and national development.
This edition will provide a platform for youth in various institutions of higher learning to raise their voices against unhealthy circumstances surrounding the nation and Africa, at large and contribute to social conversations on how Africa can make it in the New Normal.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Step 1: Register
Form a team of 2 persons (both of you must be undergraduates in a tertiary institution in Nigeria)
Step 2: Record a 6-minute video showing you debating on any topic of your choice.
Clearly state your debate topic, your name and school in the video.
Step 3: Upload your video on YouTube and share the link in the application form.
- Each speaker should record a 3 minute video debate on your team’s topic of choice.
- 1 person to speak in support (3 minutes), while the other will speak against the topic (3 minutes).
- For easy reference, name your video using the name of your School and topic.
Step 4: Complete the online form and submit with the following documents:
- Headshot of participants
- School I.D
Please note that if applications exceed the deadline, TLDSUI reserves the right to close the application portal. So please submit your applications as soon as possible.
- Applications begin on Sunday, 19th September, 2021 and closes 0:00, October 3, 2021
- Successful applicants who qualify for interviews shall be announced on our website on October 17, 2021; Top 7 to be announced on October 30, 2021.
DATE FOR GRAND FINALE: November 27, 2021
Click here to apply for Jaw War National Debate Championship
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