Monday, November 30, 2009

Sunday Times article on the AAIC DC Schools League 2009

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Saturday, November 21, 2009

AAIC DC Schools League - Final Points Tally

After 56 grueling debates over a period of 7 months, the following is the final tally of the inaugural Asian Alliance Insurance DC Schools League.

We congratulate all the Debaters for a job well done in the first rounds.

Wesley College & Bishop's College will battle it out in the Grand Final Debate. Details of the same will be made available soon.

Chief Adjudicator rules on Controversial Debate

The controversial debate between St. Joseph's College & S. Thomas' College which ended in a non-event recently was referred to the CA by the Convenor.

After considering submissions from both teams, the CA has ruled the debate to be a NO RESULT.

As such, there will be no wins and losses awarded to the two teams. The points up for grabs will be split in half.

Colombo International School win Musaeus Debates

Colombo International School edged out S. Thomas' College in the grand final of the Musaeus College debates held recently.

The Debate was a culmination of 4 rounds of debate where over 10 teams participated.

We congratulate CIS on winning the championship and S. Thomas' College for reaching the finals.

The tournament was endorsed by the Debaters' Council

AAIC DC Schools League - Walkovers

Colombo International School provided walkovers to Methodist College and S. Thomas' College on their 2nd round debates recently.

St. Bridget's Convent provided a walkover to Colombo International School in their 2nd round debate against the latter.

AAIC DC Schools League - SJC vs STC

Both rounds of Asian Alliance Insurance DC Schools League between St. Joseph's College & S. Thomas' College were held on October 30th 2009.

The Impromptu debate was won comfortably S. Thomas' College on a 4 point margin.

However pandemonium prevailed in the prepared debate, with miscommunication about the timing of the debate resulting in a non-event. The Convenor has referred the verdict of this debate to the Chief Adjudicator, Mr. Nishantha De Silva, who is expected to rule on it shortly.

The detailed results of the Impromptu debate are as follows

St. Joseph's College vs S. Thomas' College - 0-3 (STC)