The World Universities Debating Championships (a.k.a. "Worlds" or "the WUDC") is the largest, most prestigious and most international competition in intercollegiate debating. Here you'll find information about the tournament, the history of the Championships, information about the World Universities Debating Council and contact information for delegates and members of the Council Executive.
The WUDC is governed by the World Universities Debating Council, a representative body in which each nation attending Worlds is able to participate. The Council is led by an Executive Committee and distributes proportional voting authority based on historic participation of nations in the competition. The Council meets annually on New Year’s Day.