registration fee

early bird
Rp 500.000
normal price
Rp 550.000

What is it

Debate is a competition where two teams will deliver their arguments regarding the motion assigned. The motion on Preliminary Rounds, Quarter, Semi and Grand Final Rounds will raise the theme of various issues including but not limited to national issues in the field of social politics, law, culture and environment. The Asian Parliamentary System will administer this competition.

General Rules

  1. Participants are not allowed to wear short skirts or short pants above their knee and sandals.
  2. Participants must attend Technical Meeting on Friday, 5th October 2018 to be informed the detail of the competition such as the theme. If the participants can not come at least the institution must send a representative to agree to the rules and regulations.The committee will not be held responsible or extend the competition deadline because absence during Technical Meeting.
  3. The participants who have been registered online can be replaced with a new participants before Friday, October 5th, 2018 by sending the request of replacement to ECOM 2018 Registration’s e-mail address:, with the following format subject:
    "Replacement_(Competition Type)_(Institution)"
    and the following format body mail:
    1. Competition Type:
    2. Institution:
    3. Name of Original Participant:
    4. Name of Replacement Participant:
    5. Reason:
    The participant is required to attach any kind of related document that supports the participant’s reason (e.g. signed medical permit from hospital). If the committee finds the reason as an acceptable reason, then the committee will send the approval of replacement request to the participant’s e-mail address.
  4. Participants are expected to come on time for both Opening Ceremony and competitions. A minimum of 30 minutes time before the event starts is highly suggested.
  5. Every participant who has registered online MUST re-register themselves again in the morning of each event day, October 12th - October 14th, 2018. Participants who failed to follow this rule will be disqualified. There will be an exception only for those who are not able to come on the re-registration day by sending their permission for absence to the committee beforehand through Audra (+62 81808866604). The permission for absence must be due to personal urgencies or reasons of which the committee found acceptable and it must be done maximum 1 (one) day before the re-registration day.
  6. After Friday, October 5th, 2018 replacement of participants is not allowed and will result in disqualification.
  7. Participants must keep the building clean. No littering allowed.
  8. Participants may not smoke, play cards, gamble, and bring any alcohol beverages.
  9. Any possessions or usage of drugs, weapons, and/or sharp objects are not allowed.
  10. Observers may recorded or and photograph their participant’s performance, as long as they do not disturb the performance and with the consent of the participants.
  11. Participants are expected to be respectful towards other participants and judges.
  12. Participants are not allowed to go outside Binus JWC/FX building without any permission from the committee.
  13. The judges' decision(s) are final and cannot be contested.
  14. Failure to comply to any of the general and/or competition rules may result in disqualification and/or other consequences.
  15. The certificate can ONLY be taken in the closing ceremony on Sunday, October 14th, 2018 by the participants or the representative.
  16. The prize and the trophy for the winner can ONLY be taken by the winner in the closing ceremony on Sunday, October 14th, 2018. If the winner can not be present during the closing ceremony due to several significant reasons (which are allowed by the committee), the prize and the trophy can be taken by the representatives.
  17. The committee is entitled to unilaterally cancel this competition if the number of participants do not reach the minimum quota as determined by the committee. The minimum quota for the competition is 12 (twelve) teams.
  18. All the regulations are binding, absolute, and might be altered, added, or diminished by the committee under certain circumstances.

Rules and Regulations

  1. Every participant in this competition must be a high school student.
  2. Each institution within the participating high school can be represented by a maximum of 2 (two) teams.
  3. The debate will use Asian Parliamentary System.
  4. There will be NO N1 policy.
  5. There will be NO prepared motion.
  6. All electronic devices will be taken by the liaison officer during the competition and will be returned back during break time.
  7. During the case building
    1. The time given for case building is 30 minutes for each team.
    2. Printed materials, books, dictionaries and news are allowed during case Building, but NOT during speech.
    3. No coach is allowed to be involved in case building.
    4. The case building is only done by the three members of the team and they cannot get any help from anyone else.


  1. Preliminary round
  2. Octofinal round
  3. Quarter final round
  4. Semi final round
  5. Grand final round

Contact Person

Yudhistira H.S

+62 85770837599

Jasmine Setyawan

+62 82117893202

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