Contact Us
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Instagram

Instagram did not return a 200.
usadc-qd-logo

The first U.S. Universities Arabic Debating Championship

 

QatarDebate organized the first-ever universities Arabic debating championship in the United States of America, with the participation of multiple prestigious universities from all around the states.

The championship was hosted in collaboration with the Society of Arab Students at Harvard on the 25th till the 27th of October 2019.
24 Teams representing 22 universities from all across the States took part in the championship totaling to more than 150 participants, including debaters, judges, organizers and volunteers.

The championship spanned across three days, beginning with intensive training sessions to prepare participants and equip them with the necessary tools to compete in the championship – specialized workshops for judges and debaters. The championship kicked off with 4 competitive debate rounds  followed by a semifinal and a the grand final.

 

 

Team Harvard University

USADC (8)

Team University of Chicago

4Z9A8629

Team Brigham Young University

4Z9A8575

Top Speakers

 

Name

University

1

Omar Mohamed Battisha

University of Chicago

2

Mohammad Ahmed Samir Elokda

Georgetown University

3

Omr Ayman AbdelAziz AbdelMaged Kassem

University of Chicago

4

Zakariya Hamood said Hawaisen Al Hinai

Arizona State University 

5

Jude Najjar

Harvard University – 1

6

Hannah Miller

Brigham Young University

7

Sydney Francis

Brigham Young University

8

Esat Acar

New York University

9

Rahma Sarfoui

University of Chicago

10

Nora Marzouqa

Harvard University – 1

 

Best AFL (Arabic as a Foreign Language) Speakers

1

Dan Harker

Brigham Young University

2

Emma Chiu

New York University 

3

Benjamin Lotto

New York University

4

OTHMAN AWAD ELGARGURI

Minnesota University

5

Heidi Willden

Brigham Young University