10 May 2016

Results: 12th PDL Schools Tournament

Here are the results from Saturday's tournament hosted at Hoerskool Noorderland.

Participating Schools
  1. Capricorn High School
  2. Eagle's Nest Christian School
  3. Florapark Comprehensive High School
  4. Hoerskool Louis Trichardt
  5. Hoerskool Noorderland
  6. Mitchell House College
  7. Northern Academy Secondary School
  8. PEPPS College Polokwane
  9. Ramathope Secondary School
Senior Teams (12 Teams Overall)

Senior winning team from PEPPS College Polokwane.
Photo credit: Chuene Mohoto 
  1. PEPPS College A, 3 wins, 721 points
  2. Capricorn High A, 3 wins, 718.5 points
  3. Ramathope Secondary A, 3 wins, 706.5 points
Senior Speakers (50 Speakers Overall)

Senior best speakers
Photo credit: Chuene Mohoto
  1. Bohlokwa Malahlela 71.0
  2. Phuti Senyatsi 71.0
  3. Dimpho Matli 70.0
  4. Miles Ilorah 69.7
Junior Teams (11 Teams Overall)

Junior winning team from PEPPS College Polokwane
Photo credit: Chuene Mohoto

  1. PEPPS College B, 3 wins, 720 points
  2. PEPPS College C, 3 wins, 676 points
  3. Capricorn High C, 2 wins, 717 points
Junior Speakers (50 Speakers Overall)

Junior best speakers
Photo credit: Chuene Mohoto
  1. Mahlagonolo Nkadimeng 70
  2. Alicia Mmethie 69.7
  3. Mankoe Mamotale 69.7
  4. Mahlako Kgomoeswana 69.5
Attachments:
  1. 20160507 Senior Tab
  2. 20160507 Junior Tab

03 May 2016

Motions: Schools’ Tournament 07 May 2016

Senior Motions
  1. Info Slide: Orphan Black is a series which is focused on Neolution (Post Modern Evolution). In it Dyad is a company which created embryo clones and grew them via invitro-fertilization. The Proletheans are a religious extremist group which are killing the grown clones based on the belief that they are abominations.
    THW rather Proletheans over Neolutionists.
  2. Info Slide: Dr Omalu is a forensic pathologist who has accumulated over seven degrees in various countries and is well established. He is originally from Nigeria but decided to practice forensic pathology in America. After the mysterious death of a football legend, he later discovered that the death of the legend is a suicide induced by concussions from playing football. These concussions caused the brain to formulate proteins which in turn caused the legend to be self mutilating and severely depressed, which was the same with other football legends who had retired and later died in similar circumstances. The nature of the findings threaten football as a sport and is a danger because of the attachment Americans have to football.
    As Dr. Omalu, THW publish the research.
  3.  THBT South Africa should implement austerity measures.
  4.  THBT Turkey is better off outside the EU.
 Junior Motions
  1. THW prosecute all persons using Chauvinistic, sexist and/or demeaning language in the workplace.
  2. After 20 years of Freedom THBT South Africa has not done enough affirmative action to alleviate the inequalities around minority groups.
  3. THBT autonomy is dead in the Age of Social Media.
  4. THBT government must fund all foundations which aim to preserve and conserve historical monuments.
Special thanks to Thabo Phala and Isaac Moselana for the motions.

29 April 2016

Invitation: 12th SACEE PDL Schools Tournament

​​Dear Educators, Debaters and Adjudicators

The 12th SACEE PDL Schools Tournament will take place on Saturday, 7th May 2016 at Noorderland High School located at 200 Dorp Street, Polokwane.

Motions will be released over the course of the weekend.

Please download the invitation below for more details.

Attachments:

20 February 2016

Results: 11th SACEE PDL Schools' Tournament

Senior Teams (10 Teams Overall)

Senior winning team from Taxila Secondary School
Photo credit: Chuene Mohoto
1. Taxila A, 3 wins, 725 points
2. Capricorn A, 3 wins, 705 points
3. Hoerskool Louis Trichardt A, 2 wins, 694 points

Senior Speakers (39 Speakers Overall)

Senior best speakers from Capricorn High School and Taxila Secondary School
Photo credit: Chuene Mohoto
1. Tebogo Mamabolo (Taxila Secondary School), 70.3
2. Violet Letsoalo ((Taxila Secondary School)), 68.7
3. Pheladi Dikgale (Capricorn High School), 68.5

Junior Teams (12 Teams Overall)

Junior winning team from PEPPS College Polokwane
Photo credit: Chuene Mohoto
1. PEPPS C, 3 wins, 713 points
2. Taxila C, 2 wins, 723 points
3. PEPPS D, 2 wins, 705 points

Junior Speakers (50 Speakers Overall)

Junior best speakers from PEPPS College Polokwane, Taxila Secondary School and Capricorn High
Photo credit: Chuene Mohoto

1. Mahlako Kgomoeswana (Capricorn High School), 69.5
2. Munaka Munyai (PEPPS College), 69.3
3. Poroma Hlako (Taxila Secondary School), 69.0

Attachments:

1. Senior Tab
2. Junior Tab

15 February 2016

Invitation: 11th SACEE PDL Schools Tournament

Dear Educators, Debaters and Adjudicators


The 11th SACEE PDL Schools Tournament will take place on Saturday, 20 February 2016 at Noorderland High School located at 200 Dorp Street, Polokwane.

Please download the invitation below for more details.

Attachments:

Motions: SACEE PDL Schools' Tournament 20 February 2016

Senior Motions


1. THW offer dictators immunity in return for leaving power.
2. THBT autocracy is doomed in the age of Facebook.
3. THW cut welfare to compulsive gamblers.
4. THS the international trading of pollution quotas.

Junior Motions

1. THW allow prisoners to volunteer for drug trials in exchange for lighter sentences.
2. THS the right to die.
3. THW ban children from becoming professional models.
4. To be confirmed.

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Thank you to Thabo Phala and Isaac Moselana for the motions.
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08 February 2016

Results: SANSDC 2015

Team Black Widow ranked 8th overall, 
becomes the highest ranked Limpopo team.
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The South African National Schools Debating Championship (SANSDC) 2016 took place at Treverton College in Mooiriver from Saturday, 12th December 2015 - Thursday, 17 December 2015. The tournament consisted of 9 preliminary rounds over 3 days. The results below reflect our performance at the tournament. The complete tab is available in the Downloads section at the end of this post.

Overall Achievements
1.  The following learners were selected for the National Academy Trial Squad in 2016:
  • Tebogo Mamabolo
  • Imbelani Matibe
  • Thizwilondi Nembahe
2. Team Black Widow broke into the Open Quarter Finals. They are first Limpopo team to break into the Open Break rounds.
3. Our delegation was ranlked as the delegation with the Best Spirit throughout the tournament.
4. Our delegation was awarded the team with the Best War Cry.

Senior Teams (20 Teams)
  • Captain America with 3 wins, 10 judges and 6500 points (Ranked 17th Overall)
  • Thor with 2 wins, 4 judges and 6457 points (Ranked 19th Overall)

Senior Speakers (82 Speakers)
  • Vhudi Motabatsindi, 69.40 (Ranked 46th overall)
  • Phuti Senyatsi, 69.38 (Ranked 47th overall)
  • Tebogo Mamabolo, 69.00 (Ranked 55th overall)
  • Dimpho Matli, 68.39 (Ranked 63rd overall)
  • Imbelani Matibe, 68.28 (Ranked 65th overall)
  • Dimpho Rapudi, 67.95 (Ranked 68th overall)
  • Tshegofatso Masenya, 67.89 (Ranked 69th overall)
  • Thizwilondi Nembahe, 67.50 (Ranked 72nd overall)

Junior Teams (16 Teams)
  • Black Widow with 4 wins, 16 judges, and 6376.5 points (Ranked 8th overall)
  • Ironman with 1 win, 2 judges and 6272.5 point (Ranked 16th overall)

Junior Speakers (64 Speakers)
  • Gabrielle De Necker, 67.75 (Ranked 41st overall)
  • Kagiso Koenaite, 67.74 (Ranked 43rd overall)
  • Violet Letsoalo, 67.60 (Ranked 45th overall)
  • Khanyisa Maswanganyi, 67.52 (Ranked 47th overall)
  • Bohlokwa Malahlela, 66.88 (Ranked 55th overall)
  • Keitumetse Segage, 66.62 (Ranked 58th overall)
  • Ofentse Makgato, 66.48 (Ranked 59th overall)
  • Letsau Manamela, 65.97 (Ranked 61st overall)

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