Hello NFLJ Community!
We have a big announcement for our students today! We are very excited to announce that our 2016 Japan National Tournament will be held in Tokyo July 30th-31st at Otsuma Nakano Junior and Senior High School! We will recruit 80 teams for Public Forum Debate and 30 individuals for Original Oratory Speech from Japan, China, South Korea and Taiwan. All high school students are eligible for this tournament. The topic for the competition is as follows:
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2016 Japan National Tournament
Date: July 30th-31st, 2016 (Saturday and Sunday)
Location: Otsuma Nakano Junior and Senior High School
Events: Public Forum Debate and Original Oratory Speech
Maximum # of Teams: 80 teams for Public Forum Debate, 30 individuals for Original Oratory
Day 1 Preliminary Rounds: 4 preliminary rounds Public Forum, 3 preliminary rounds for Original Oratory Speech
Day 2 Elimination Rounds: Octofinals, Quarterfinals, Semi-Finals and Final Round (Public Forum Debate), Finals (Original Oratory Speech)
Membership Fee: 1,500 per student (enrollment fee is required)
Participation Fee: 5,000 yen per student (Public Forum Debate), 3,000 yen (Original Oratory)
Winners of the competition will be eligible to compete in the 2017 US National Tournament as well as other international competitions.
Entry form will open up from Friday, April 8th. Mark your calendars and check-out the application timeline so you can sign-up on April 8th!