Team Overview for team SWAN Seriously though, Free Justin Bieber (Swansea University)

Speakers: Richard von Gladwell and Rhydian Morris

Round 1

Motion: THW officially recognise Scientology as a religion

Venue: Maths Room (Old College)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 1After Round 1After Round 4
Opening GovernmentWARWICK Toby Almy is not edgy (University of Warwick)Second21st (0 points, 0 speaks)8th (2 points, 163 speaks)2nd (10 points, 649 speaks)
Opening OppositionSWAN Seriously though, Free Justin Bieber (Swansea University)Fourth01st (0 points, 0 speaks)22nd (0 points, 147 speaks)17th (5 points, 585 speaks)
Closing GovernmentCOMP War Study Buddies (Composite Teams)First31st (0 points, 0 speaks)1st (3 points, 166 speaks)1st (12 points, 667 speaks)
Closing OppositionBHAM Thomas (University of Birmingham)Third11st (0 points, 0 speaks)15th (1 points, 157 speaks)8th (7 points, 627 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Edward ManceyWARWICK Toby Almy is not edgy82
Gareth WilliamsCOMP War Study Buddies83
James BowkerBHAM Thomas79
Jamie BatchelorBHAM Thomas78
Jordan AndersonCOMP War Study Buddies83
Rhydian MorrisSWAN Seriously though, Free Justin Bieber75
Richard von GladwellSWAN Seriously though, Free Justin Bieber72
Tito SarrionandiaWARWICK Toby Almy is not edgy81

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairRichard CoatesUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistMartin KearyUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistTallis WardUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistJames HullahUnaffiliated (N/A)

Round 2

Motion: TH regrets the popularisation and commercialisation of counter-cultural or oppositional sub-genres of music (e.g Gangsta Rap or Punk music)

Venue: History Room (Old College)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 2After Round 2After Round 4
Opening GovernmentCOMP Warcards (Composite Teams)First322nd (0 points, 147 speaks)11th (3 points, 308 speaks)14th (6 points, 598 speaks)
Opening OppositionSWING Miriam + Huldah (Swing Teams)Second220th (1 points, 137 speaks)18th (3 points, 286 speaks)20th (5 points, 562 speaks)
Closing GovernmentSWAN Seriously though, Free Justin Bieber (Swansea University)Third122nd (0 points, 147 speaks)24th (1 points, 295 speaks)17th (5 points, 585 speaks)
Closing OppositionCOMP 2gen (Composite Teams)Fourth021st (1 points, 132 speaks)26th (1 points, 265 speaks)24th (4 points, 541 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Abi PalmerCOMP Warcards81
Huldah Knox-ThomasSWING Miriam + Huldah74
Jane TurnerCOMP 2gen63
Miriam SugdenSWING Miriam + Huldah75
Rachel WarrenCOMP Warcards80
Rebecca HindhaughCOMP 2gen70
Rhydian MorrisSWAN Seriously though, Free Justin Bieber73
Richard von GladwellSWAN Seriously though, Free Justin Bieber75

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairOllie NewlanUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistIgnacio Zinser StainesUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistMark EasthamUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistTom TrevsUnaffiliated (N/A)

Round 3

Motion: Upon the creation of strong AI, THW hardwire AI units with an unassailable and unalterable moral code

Venue: South Room 5 (Old College)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 3After Round 3After Round 4
Opening GovernmentSWING Adam + Niall (Swing Teams)Third128th (0 points, 275 speaks)27th (1 points, 417 speaks)26th (3 points, 556 speaks)
Opening OppositionSWING Clare + Ethan (Swing Teams)First327th (0 points, 281 speaks)20th (3 points, 427 speaks)16th (6 points, 573 speaks)
Closing GovernmentCOMP 2gen (Composite Teams)Fourth026th (1 points, 265 speaks)28th (1 points, 399 speaks)24th (4 points, 541 speaks)
Closing OppositionSWAN Seriously though, Free Justin Bieber (Swansea University)Second224th (1 points, 295 speaks)19th (3 points, 439 speaks)17th (5 points, 585 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Adam ChappleSWING Adam + Niall71
ClareSWING Clare + Ethan71
EthanSWING Clare + Ethan75
Jane TurnerCOMP 2gen67
Niall BuntingSWING Adam + Niall71
Rebecca HindhaughCOMP 2gen67
Rhydian MorrisSWAN Seriously though, Free Justin Bieber72
Richard von GladwellSWAN Seriously though, Free Justin Bieber72

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairKarolien MichielsUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistCaitlin JonesBristol University (BRISTOL)
PanelistJames HullahUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistTom TrevsUnaffiliated (N/A)

Round 4

Motion: In all western liberal democracies, This House Would ban gay conversion therapy

Venue: Maths Room (Old College)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 4After Round 4After Round 4
Opening GovernmentSWAN Seriously though, Free Justin Bieber (Swansea University)Second219th (3 points, 439 speaks)17th (5 points, 585 speaks)17th (5 points, 585 speaks)
Opening OppositionCARD On time, honest (Cardiff University)Third121st (3 points, 427 speaks)22nd (4 points, 570 speaks)22nd (4 points, 570 speaks)
Closing GovernmentCOMP Warcards (Composite Teams)First318th (3 points, 447 speaks)14th (6 points, 598 speaks)14th (6 points, 598 speaks)
Closing OppositionCOMP University of Pyongyang A (Composite Teams)Fourth015th (4 points, 457 speaks)21st (4 points, 597 speaks)21st (4 points, 597 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Abi PalmerCOMP Warcards75
Egle GradeckaiteCARD On time, honest72
Ioan NascuCOMP University of Pyongyang A70
Owen YeoCOMP University of Pyongyang A70
Rachel WarrenCOMP Warcards76
Rhydian MorrisSWAN Seriously though, Free Justin Bieber73
Richard von GladwellSWAN Seriously though, Free Justin Bieber73
Sally MannanCARD On time, honest71

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairCaitlin JonesBristol University (BRISTOL)
PanelistLamia LoukilUniversity of Warwick (WARWICK)
PanelistLouise DoughtyUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistTom TrevsUnaffiliated (N/A)