Applications open for Independent Adjudicators and Complaints Officers at WSDC 2022

Applications open for Independent Adjudicators and Complaints Officers at WSDC 2022

The World Schools Debating Championships are a community endeavour. WSDC depends on the effort from coaches, adjudicators, and tournament personnel from all over the world. Applications for some roles are now under way.


With WSDC 2022 fast approaching and most national delegations having met their judging requirements, we are now opening applications for Independent Adjudicators. The applications are open to experienced adjudicators looking to serve as subsidized IAs (obligated to be available for all preliminary rounds within a division and all out rounds), or unsubsidized IAs available for all or some rounds. Please apply using this form


Further, in line with WSDC Rules and Schedule 2 (Code of Conduct), we have previously appointed two Complaints Officers - Claire Ryan (New Zealand) and Njuguna Macharia (Kenya). Due to the size and diversity of the tournament, as well as the increased scope of work resulting from running the tournament in two divisions, we are now looking for up to 2 additional adults per division qualified and available to serve as Complaints Officers. Debaters and/or underage persons are not eligible for the position. If you're interested in the position or would like to nominate individuals with experience in handling equity-related matters at debate tournaments, please use this form to apply and/or nominate candidates. 


The deadline to submit responses to both forms is midnight UTC on July 6th. We appreciate and value your interest - thank you for considering supporting WSDC 2022! For more information about the event, please take a look at our event page or visit our Facebook page

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