Winning 2 Victories, UMM Students Dominated Victory in the National Debate Competition

Author : Humas | Thursday, November 28, 2019 10:41 WIB
Delegations from Team A and Team C from UMM took a photo with the Cup at NASTEC (PHOTO: Special)

University of Muhamadiyah Malang (UMM) through the Student activity units of the English Debating Society International Language Forum (EDS ILF) bought two trophies at the National Debate Competition (NASTEC) season 1 held at the Pertamina State Polytechnic Hall in Malang on 23-24 Last November.

Delegations from UMM delegated 3 teams namely, Team A "Money Oriented" Erfan Kriwanto (FPP) and M. Ilham and Zulfiany Madjid (FKIP); Team B Ghozi Mubarok (FAI) Lucke Kharimah (FISIP), and Shelvi Annisa (FEB); and Team C "Boon" Wijil Danu Baskoro (FT), Nina Nurazizah (FPP) and Annisa 'Taqiyyatul Azizah (FAPSI).

"Our preparation is only one week of training in the ILF secretariat room non-stop," Wijil said

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Indonesian debating competition that carried the big theme "Dynamics of Accountants in the Era of Cyber accounting" implemented a knockout system from preliminary, octo-final, quarterfinal to semi-final rounds. By accumulating scores from 3 assessments, there was the method of delivery (method), style of speech (manner) and the content of the material delivered (matter) and the opponent's rules were randomly received according to the score acquisition.

From each round passed, participants got the title or commonly called a motion which became the main topic of the competition with the pros and cons of the motion. "From every motion that is missed, in my opinion, Cryptocurence or commonly called the BIT Coin was the most difficult because in presenting material at least we had to research first. But, thank God, we got a contra team and won the next round, "added Wijil.

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Two teams from UMM successfully advanced in the semi-final round and succeeded to get Runner Up Champion and 3rd Champion. In the race for 3rd place, Team B and C were competed together in one motion, until finally Team B who successfully advanced to the Final round, and Team C must be willing to get the 3rd place. While the C team must loose in the Octo-final round.

EDS ILF often participated in various English and Indonesian Debate competitions. In addition to this competition, several outstanding achievements were obtained, including having won 1st place at YEEC STPP in 2018, and received Runner Up in the English Debate Competition at the Naval Technology College. (STTAL) last March. (win)



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