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SSDC Pro-Am

The debaters from union are returning home from Glasgow with exceptional results , again! Every team at this competition was composed of a ''professional'' speaker (one of older debaters) and a ''novice'' speaker (a debater who is debating for less than a year and has not broken at any of the open/IV competitions). Mark Wilson and Tobias Rodriguez del Pozo have broken first and Katie McLean and Anna Fei have broken second to the semi-finals. Mark was the best speaker overall, Katie was the second and Tobias the fourth! Tobias was also the best novice speaker and Anna was the fourth! Congratulations also to Anita Carroll for breaking as a judge and chairing the finals. Jason Woods, Sara Brdni

Manchester IV

The debaters from our society have done very well at the competition in Manchester: Tim Squirrell broke fifth in a composite team, Mark Wilson and Charlie Barnett broke eight to the open quarter-finals. Both teams advanced to the semi-finals! Sara Brdnik and Jamie Beverstock broke first to the Pro-Am finals and won it! Tim was the fourth best speaker, Mark was the fifth on the main speaker tab. Jamie was the best novice speaker. Additionally, Jason Woods and Vincent Koon broke as judges. Congratulations! Find the tab here.

Trinity IV and Women's Open

Our delegation did an outstanding job this weekend at Trinity Women's: Katie and Georgia broke fourth to the finals. Katie was also the fourth best speaker! Great accomplishments from Trinity IV, too: Vincent Koon and Mark Wilson broke second. Katie McLean and Nathanael Clifton broke 11th. Stefany Soh and Elsa Hesslow almost broke and were the third best ESL team overall. Individually, Mark ended up fourth, Vincent seventh, Anita and Katie were both fourteenth! Elsa was the sixth best speaker on the ESL tab and Stefany was seventh. Access the tab here.

Scottish Mace in St Andrews

The traditional Scottish Mace was taking place in St Andrews this year. Our delegation is returning home with outstanding results: Katie McLean and Tim Squirrel broke first, Anita Carroll and Mark Wilson broke fourth, Eilidh McCreath and Jamie Beverstock broke eight. Nat and Georgia just missed the break as they were the ninth best team. Tobias Del Pozo and Libby Johnston were the 17th team overall. Tim ended up at the very top of the speakers' tab, Katie was second, Mark fourth, and Anita fifth. Jamie was the best novice speaker, Georgia the second and Tobias the seventh. Richard Hunter also broke as a judge! Click here for the tab.

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