The first ever National Level Competition of Verbattle with its unique debate format will be held in January 2019, in Bengaluru.
The competition will be a league tournament at the first level, with each team having to compete in not fewer than five debates and up to a maximum of seven debates in case of a tie.


  • *  School students in the age group of 12 to 16 years also studying in a class from 7th to 10th.
    (All other relevant rules)

Debate Format:

  • *  The registered teams will debate with two other unique teams in each debate.
  • *  Likewise there will be four to six debates depending on the number of teams participating.
  • *  The opposing teams will be randomly selected by permutation and combination.
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  • *  Winning Team : Rs. Two Lakhs
  • *  Finalist Teams : Rs. Fifty Thousand Each
  • *  Winning Team's Mentor: Rs Twenty Thousand.

Registration Fee:

  • *  Rs. 3,200 per team for out of town teams.
    (Food and Accommodation will be provided)
  • *  Students from Bengaluru city Schools: Rs. 1,200

Accommodation :

  • *  The accommodation for the team will be extended to the Registered Team Mentor.
  • *  Any additional mentor/accompanying adult will pay Rs. 2000.
  • *  Accommodation will be provided in some comfortable facility near the campus.

Venue :

  • *  Dayanand Sagar Institutions Campus, Kumaraswamy Layout, Bengaluru.
  • *  Date : 18th to 25th Jan, 2019.

I love argument, I love debate. I don't expect anyone just to sit there and agree with me, that's not their job.

- Margaret Thatcher


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