• Upcoming Edition

    29-30 October 2022
    08:00-18:00
    GMT+8, Beijing

  • Format

    100% Virtual

    English Public Speaking

    Modified WIDPSC

  • Eligibility

    7-13 years old
    Elementary Students
    China

  • Workshop

    23 October 2022
    09:00-12:00 (GMT+8)

    Join the Workshop 

Event at a Glance

99 USD registration fee per competitor
inclusive of:

  • 2 Preliminary Rounds

  • Exhibition Videos

  • Participation Certificate

  • Commendation Letter

Tournament Essentials

All participants are expected to have Zoom and Slack prepared and downloaded in advance and are required to be on video. As such, participants must enter the tournament with a strong internet connection, a functioning webcam, and audio devices.

  • Zoom

  • Slack

  • Wi-Fi

  • Headphones

  • Webcam

  • Microphone

Learning Outcomes

  • Soft Skills

    Non-technical talents that relate to how one operates are known as soft skills. Soft skills are the foundation for developing strong relationships. These qualities make it simpler to forge connections, build trust and dependability, and lead teams, whether with peers or family members. Students who recognize the importance of soft skills early on are better able to master their studies, complete their student obligations smoothly, make more acquaintances who may be useful in the future, and present themselves more effectively to professors who may play a key role in their future careers.

    Students should develop soft skills for the benefit of their education as well as their professional jobs because they are directly related to greater academic accomplishment.

  • Public Speaking

    Speaking at events and conferences is a good way of building credibility.

    Effective public speaking skills can help with career advancement, as they indicate creativity, critical thinking skills, leadership abilities, poise, and professionalism—qualities that are very valuable for the job market.

    Furthermore, public speaking can significantly boost your confidence. Overcoming the fears and insecurities that accompany public speaking is empowering. Moreover, connecting with audiences can be a strong reminder that you have valuable insights and opinions to share with the world.

General Guidelines

  • Pre-tournament

    1. Ensure that you have prepared all tournament essentials and materials needed for the event.
    Download Slack and Zoom both on your computer and phone; make sure that your connectivity devices are working as intended.

    2. Check that your name and age category is correctly reflected in the participant list and Tab.

    3. Invitations to join Slack will be sent out to successfully registered participants. Participants must then accept the invitation to join the workspace and create their accounts.

    4. Change your Slack Display name to [Group]_[Name in the Tab]
    e.g.: Group A_Geri Ami

    5. Familiarize yourself with Slack
    e.g.: replying in threads, posting concerns in the correct channels

    6. Take note of the Zoom log-in credentials for the tournament (credentials will be posted on the #convening-hall in Slack)

    7. Change your zoom display name to [Group]_[Name in the Tab]
    e.g.: Group A_Geri Ami

    8. Download the tournament’s virtual background and set the same as your Zoom background

  • Tournament Proper

    1. Keep yourself muted in the main Zoom room. All questions and clarifications must be directed to the appropriate helpdesks on Slack.

    2. Follow naming conventions and protocols

    3. Be respectful of other participants


    4. Stay in your Debate Room until the round verdict is out and feedback is delivered.

    5. Do NOT share the zoom links with anyone