JCI Malta

Inter-Organisational Debating Competition

Following the success of the National Debating Competition organised in 2020, JCI Malta, thanks to the VOPs fund, is now organising an inter-organisational debating competition. The competition is open for local NGOs and individuals to propose their own teams of 3, composed of their own members between the ages of 18 and 40. The prize for this competition is a fully funded trip to Bruges, Belgium in June 2022, to represent JCI Malta in a European debating competition.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions the dates for this competition are still being confirmed.

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Training and Workshops

Learn the JCI Way of Debating

JCI Malta is an organisation that is focused on developing its members into future leaders. Knowing how to debate and speak in public is of utmost importance and therefore, we will organising sessions led by fantastic trainers, debaters, and judges. They will ensure that all participants do not only get the necessary skills to compete but also use this experience as a personal development opportunity.

Debating 101

In order to debate in a JCI setting you need to learn the rules that come with it.
JCI Malta will be running a training on the JCI debating rules, how to define a motion, and what the different roles within the teams of 3 entail.
This training is compulsory for all competing teams.

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Debating Like...

TBCThere are various ways in which one can debate. JCI Malta is organising a day of workshops that will give participants skills in relation to debating skills used by politicians, lawyers and local media. A series of training sessions with professionals coming from different fields where debating is used. Following this training, you will be able to give your debating skills an added level of creativity to secure that your team is the next National Debating Champion for JCI Malta!

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Friendly Debating

Now that you have grasped your debating skills and your team is equipped to take over the debating world, you will get to practise in a Friendly Debating session. Here you can put your skills to test, get professional feedback and work on some last refinements for your team just before the competition!

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Inter-Organisational Debating Competition

You’re prepped and ready to take the JCI Malta Inter-Organisational Debating Competition by storm and become the 2021 JCI Malta Debating Champions, while also representing your NGO. The winning team will be winning a fully funded trip costing around €3,000+ where they will get to compete during the European Conference Debating Competition in Bruges, Belgium in 2022.

Date: TBC
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International Debating Opportunity

The winners of the Inter-Organisational Debating Competition will get the honour of representing JCI Malta in Bruges, Belgium during the JCI European Conference to be held between the 8th and 11th June, 2022.

The costs in relation to the flights, accommodation and conference fees will be covered by JCI Malta on the condition that the winners register as JCI Malta members as soon as the competition is concluded.

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Some Basic Guidelines

Team Composition

In order to compete you need to form a team comprising 3 people. If you don’t have a team yet, you can apply as an individual and JCI Malta will help you find your team!

Participation

All teams participating in the competition need to be present at the training sessions prior to the competition itself. Failure to do so without proper notification can risk disqualifying your team.

JCI Malta Membership

Participation in the training sessions and competition itself will be on a first come-first served basis; however, preference will be given to JCI Malta members.

Registration Form

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Register as an individual or register as a team to compete in the JCI Malta Inter-Organisational Debating Competition.

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Got Questions?

Got questions about the JCI Malta Inter-Organisational Debating Competition? Do not hesitate to contact us. Fill in the contact form and we will get back to you shortly.

This project has been funded through the Voluntary Organisations Project Scheme managed by the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector on behalf of Parliamentary Secretary for Youth, Sports, and Voluntary Organisations within the Ministry for Education and Employment.