[eDebate] CIDD Britain Tour 2009--Call for participants
Mon Nov 10 08:21:46 CST 2008
The Committee for International Discussion and Debate (CIDD)
of the National Communication Association (NCA)
announces tryouts for
The 2009 tour of the United Kingdom
Approximate tour dates: mid-February to mid-March 2009
Who is eligible:
Any past or present forensic participant who is under 25 and is a full time undergraduate in good standing, or who has received an undergraduate degree but is no older than 25; juniors and seniors are preferred. We encourage applications from students active in all forms of forensics, including Lincoln-Douglas debate, team policy debate, parliamentary debate, and individual events. Students who apply should have (or plan to obtain) a valid, current passport.
Students will be evaluated on the basis of their debating skills and their ability to teach debate basics; their knowledge of political, social and cultural conditions in the UK, Europe, and the world; and their ability to represent the United States and American forensics effectively and professionally.
How to apply:
If you are interested in trying out for the tour, send by Friday, November 14, 2008:
1) a letter of interest, explaining your suitability for the tour
2) an official college transcript
3) two letters of recommendation
4) a resume
5) contact information, especially an email address, to:
Department of Communication
329 Kennedy Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
If you have questions, please feel free to contact Sam Nelson via email at smn33 at cornell.edu <mailto:smn33 at cornell.edu> or via telephone at (607) 255-2771.
Two participants will be chosen to represent the United States on an all-expense-paid tour.
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