Kostanay state
A. Baitursynov
In order not to be behind other nations -
It is necessary to acquire knowledge, to be rich and strong.
In order to know - it is necessary to study,
In order to be rich - it is necessary to go in for craft,
In order to be strong - it is necessary to keep unity.

Debate tournament

The traditional debate tournament for" Nur Otan" party’s challenge Cup was held in A. Baitursynov Kostanay state university. This tournament is already the 11 and its main feature is that the right to hold the next tournament goes to participants, who won the first place in the Kazakh league. Last year, the right to hold the tournament won the students of A.Baitursynov Kostonay State University, who are the members of the Debate Club «Akhmet Urpaktary ".  This debate club organized the tournament and also provided the refereeing in this competition.

Bekturganova R.Ch., the First Deputy Chairman of “Nur Otan” party Kostanay regional branch, Nametov A.M., the rector of A.Baitursynov Kostanay State University, Saparova A.S, the chief of youth policy department of Kostanay region acted with welcoming speech to the participants of the tournament.

4 selection rounds were played on the following subjects:

• This house believes that social networks are more harm than good;

• This house believes that the value from the doctrine of Nour Otan party chosen by chamber is more important, than the value of opponents;

• This house believes that the appearance of body "A" will increase the efficiency of the public service in the Republic of Kazakhstan;

• This house believes that the transferring the Kazakh language to Latin is justified.

The second day of debate tournament began with rounds play-off on the American parliamentary format in the Kazakh league, and on Lincoln Douglas format (internal duels of the participants) — in the Russian league. Eight teams passed in ¼ final of the American Parliamentary Format in the Kazakh league. Later the semi-finals and the cup final were carried out in the Lincoln Douglas format in which in the Kazakh leaguethe first place took Ualikhan turarbekuly from Kyzylorda, and the Russian league was won by the participant from Almaty — Makazhanov Zhansulu.

The team"21" (Nikolai Shkoda and Aidos Baykasinov) from  Almaty region won the Russian league in the final debate tournament for " Nur Otan" party’s challenge Cup . The second place took the team from Almaty. The third place took the team from Astana.

Aset Zhumagazy and Zhetker Iklas from Astana won the Kazakh league and  took" Nur Otan" party’s challenge Cup of debate tournament 2013. The second place was taken by participants from Almaty - Kuralbek Aldongarov and Dinara Tleubek. The third place took Dinara Maksyutova and Anara Buktybaeva from Petropavlsk.

The best judges of the tournament in the Kazakh league were Zhastlek Tleulesov, Alimzhan Toylybaev and Ratbek Kazman. In the Russian league title of "Best Judge" deserved - Damir Erezhepova, Catherine Chistyakov and Rauan Karamurzin.

Nur Otan" party’s challenge Cup of 11 Republican Debate Tournament was awarded to participants from Astana. But one fact should be noticed: the participants will never forget the hospitality of our university and the warmth of our students.