Team Overview for team ABER Bible and Crown Defenders (Aberystwyth University)

Speakers: Timothy Eldon and David Ayre

Round 1

Motion: THBT universities should have lower entrance requirements for students from worse performing schools, and higher entrance requirements for students from better performing schools.

Venue: Large Chemistry (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 1After Round 1After Round 4
Opening GovernmentABER Bible and Crown Defenders (Aberystwyth University)Third11st (0 points, 0 speaks)12th (1 points, 136 speaks)15th (3 points, 565 speaks)
Opening OppositionCARD The Raging Llamas (Cardiff University)Second21st (0 points, 0 speaks)8th (2 points, 140 speaks)9th (6 points, 574 speaks)
Closing GovernmentABER JW (Aberystwyth University)First31st (0 points, 0 speaks)4th (3 points, 145 speaks)6th (7 points, 586 speaks)
Closing OppositionCARD The Dynamic Duo (Cardiff University)Fourth01st (0 points, 0 speaks)16th (0 points, 135 speaks)11th (5 points, 568 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
David AyreABER Bible and Crown Defenders68
Henry FirthCARD The Raging Llamas71
JoeABER JW74
Katje BeCARD The Dynamic Duo70
Sravya BathulaCARD The Raging Llamas69
Timothy EldonABER Bible and Crown Defenders68
Usman Mahmood BukhariCARD The Dynamic Duo65
WillABER JW71

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairGareth WilliamsUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistRhys SteeleUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistHenry AtkinsonCardiff University (CARD)

Round 2

Motion: THW require professional sports teams to have equal numbers of male and female players.

Venue: Large Shandon (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 2After Round 2After Round 4
Opening GovernmentABER Lanch (Aberystwyth University)Second210th (1 points, 150 speaks)8th (3 points, 300 speaks)8th (6 points, 596 speaks)
Opening OppositionSWAN Team Cretaceous (Swansea University)First39th (1 points, 152 speaks)5th (4 points, 303 speaks)2nd (10 points, 616 speaks)
Closing GovernmentABER Bible and Crown Defenders (Aberystwyth University)Fourth012th (1 points, 136 speaks)15th (1 points, 280 speaks)15th (3 points, 565 speaks)
Closing OppositionCOMP AberSwan (Composite)Third111th (1 points, 147 speaks)11th (2 points, 292 speaks)13th (4 points, 584 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Ben SimmsCOMP AberSwan73
David AyreABER Bible and Crown Defenders73
Ieuan SkinnerSWAN Team Cretaceous76
Joe HodsonCOMP AberSwan72
Liam DoddSWAN Team Cretaceous75
Nial BuntingABER Lanch75
Oisin McNeillABER Lanch75
Timothy EldonABER Bible and Crown Defenders71

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairTito SarrionandiaUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistCraig McDonaldCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistBen FalknerSwansea University (SWAN)
PanelistPriya ShahAberystwyth University (ABER)

Round 3

Motion: THBT the Welsh nationalist movement should downplay the importance of the Welsh language in Welsh cultural identity.

Venue: Large Shandon (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 3After Round 3After Round 4
Opening GovernmentCARD The Raging Llamas (Cardiff University)First313th (2 points, 281 speaks)9th (5 points, 426 speaks)9th (6 points, 574 speaks)
Opening OppositionABER Team CAber Ray (Aberystwyth University)Second214th (1 points, 288 speaks)13th (3 points, 431 speaks)14th (4 points, 575 speaks)
Closing GovernmentABER The Winner is... wait for it (Aberystwyth University)Third116th (0 points, 280 speaks)15th (1 points, 419 speaks)16th (1 points, 559 speaks)
Closing OppositionABER Bible and Crown Defenders (Aberystwyth University)Fourth015th (1 points, 280 speaks)16th (1 points, 418 speaks)15th (3 points, 565 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Clare TevlinABER Team CAber Ray71
David AyreABER Bible and Crown Defenders69
Greg EbbsABER The Winner is... wait for it69
Henry FirthCARD The Raging Llamas73
Sravya BathulaCARD The Raging Llamas72
Timothy EldonABER Bible and Crown Defenders69
Tudor SkellyABER The Winner is... wait for it70
Yamina AlouiABER Team CAber Ray72

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairEd MasonCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistGeorgia TurnerSwansea University (SWAN)
PanelistKonstantinos KrespisSwansea University (SWAN)
PanelistMeher ShibleeAberystwyth University (ABER)

Round 4

Motion: THBT decisions about environmental policy should be made by a panel of independent scientific experts, and not by politicians.

Venue: Large Chemistry (Main Building)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 4After Round 4After Round 4
Opening GovernmentABER Team CAber Ray (Aberystwyth University)Third113th (3 points, 431 speaks)14th (4 points, 575 speaks)14th (4 points, 575 speaks)
Opening OppositionCARD The Dynamic Duo (Cardiff University)First314th (2 points, 420 speaks)11th (5 points, 568 speaks)11th (5 points, 568 speaks)
Closing GovernmentABER Bible and Crown Defenders (Aberystwyth University)Second216th (1 points, 418 speaks)15th (3 points, 565 speaks)15th (3 points, 565 speaks)
Closing OppositionABER The Winner is... wait for it (Aberystwyth University)Fourth015th (1 points, 419 speaks)16th (1 points, 559 speaks)16th (1 points, 559 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Clare TevlinABER Team CAber Ray72
David AyreABER Bible and Crown Defenders73
Greg EbbsABER The Winner is... wait for it69
Katje BeCARD The Dynamic Duo75
Timothy EldonABER Bible and Crown Defenders74
Tudor SkellyABER The Winner is... wait for it71
Usman Mahmood BukhariCARD The Dynamic Duo73
Yamina AlouiABER Team CAber Ray72

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairRachel WarrenUnaffiliated (--)
PanelistKonstantinos KrespisSwansea University (SWAN)
PanelistMeher ShibleeAberystwyth University (ABER)