QSDA Welcome To Kazakhstan Cup

2021 — Online, KZ

QSDA Holiday Cup, hosted by High Tech Academy

Register for the Winter Holiday themed QSDA competition! Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our tournament will be hosted online. 


Event: 3-4 December 2021. 


Registration Deadline: 30 November 2021.


Payment (the fee is 5 000 tenge per student) is also due before 30 November and can be paid using the three diffrent methods demonstrated on this website: https://en.hta.kz/payment_methods . We recommend to pay using mobile banking (Kaspi, Halyk) since it is instant and comission-free.     


Make sure your name in the ФИО section matches the name you write in this form.


Write down your grade in the Класс section. 


Write down "Debate" in the Период section.  


Registration fees are non-refundable, as we will need to pay our judges.  


Please contact artyom.dudnik@hta.kz if you have any questions regarding payments.  




Students competing in Duo and Original Oratory will email their scripts to QazaqstanSpeechandDebate@gmail.com. You must email your final script by 30 November 2021.


Students can register for ONE debate event (Public Forum or Lincoln-Douglas) and up to ONE speaking event (Duo Interpretation and Original Oratory) OR just two speaking events. 




--- Resolved: Increased government regulation of cryptocurrency transactions and/or assets will produce more benefits than harms. 




--- Resolved: A just government ought to recognize an unconditional right of workers to strike.


We will be awarding the top three debaters based on their flowing. Participants will need to submit AT LEAST FOUR pictures of flow sheets from the event in order to be qualified for the award. Include your name, tournament code and label what round they came from. Send the pictures to QazaqstanSpeechandDebate@gmail.com or our Instagram DM (@qsda.kz).    




❗️Does the flow sheet reflect the core of the debate?

✌️Is it clear what argument responds to what claim/argument?

3️⃣Is it clear if an opponent’s dropped argument is addressed?


Each School/Affiliation must provide at least 1 judge for their team. A judge that will be able to professionally judge on the level of international standards and base their judging on the flow.


For Original Oratory the students must compose their own speech (7-10 minutes in length, MEMORIZED) and submit it by 11 October, 2021.


For Duo Interpretation the students must choose a novel, play, film, or short story they want to perform (7-10 minutes in length, MEMORIZED) and a theme/argument they want their performance to make. This must be submitted by 11 October, 2021.



Email any questions to artyom.dudnik@hta.kz or AdamJiaoshi@gmail.com