National debating competition starts this month

Monday, January 7th, 2013 at 12:00

This month a national debating competition kicks off, organised by HOPE XXL and its partners. The competition is the largest of its kind in The Netherlands with contestants from around 200 high schools. 

In the coming months qualifying rounds take place in all provinces. The winners will meet in the national finals, where they will compete in a final that will be broadcast on television. HOPE XXL organises the competition with broadcasting organisation VARA and the debating experts of Het Debatbureau.

For more information (in Dutch): www.ownhlagerhuis.nl