Welcome to the home page for the 2013 China Open tournament hosted by Xi'an International Studies University on May 31-2, 2013 for College students.

Status: Tournament Completed

<p> Hello all,</p> <p> We are pleased to announce that Xie Shaodong from the Beijing New Oriental School will be acting as the Chief Adjudicator in both the English and Mandarin divisions of this years China Open. We are honored to have Shadow as our CA, and excited as the China Open approaches!</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> There are some important changes to the China Open tournament and hotel location:&nbsp;</p> <p> <span class=\"Apple-style-span\" style=\"border-collapse: collapse; font-family: arial; font-size: 14px; line-height: 23px; \">5. All tournament debates are held&nbsp;<span style=\"color: rgb(0, 0, 255); \"><span style=\"color: rgb(0, 0, 255); \">on the&nbsp;</span></span>XISU old campus (i.e. Yanta Campus)</span>.</p> <div> 6. The&nbsp;<span style=\"color: rgb(0, 0, 255); \"><span style=\"color: rgb(0, 0, 255); \">hotels for the tournament&nbsp;are XISU Hotel (inside the XISU old campus, reservation TEL: 029-85309532</span></span>),&nbsp;and Shaanxi Normal University old campus Hotel (5 minutes&#39; walk&nbsp;from the XISU old campus, reservation TEL: 029-85308844; 029-85308971). The price for a standard hotel room (two beds) is&nbsp;<span style=\"color: rgb(0, 0, 255); \">200RMB per night</span><span style=\"color: rgb(0, 0, 255); \">. Reservation can be made 20-30 days in advance. For the sake of better registration, management and safety, it is highly&nbsp;recommended that participants stay in these two hotels, though participants still reserve the rights to choose whatever hotels they like. If you have any inquiries for hotels or hotel reservation, please call our accommodation assistant&nbsp;<a href=\"tel:18709292206\" style=\"color: rgb(17, 85, 204); \" target=\"_blank\" value=\"+18709292206\">18709292206</a>.</span></div> <div> 5. 所有辩论和模拟法庭场次均在<span style=\"color: rgb(0, 0, 255); \">西安外国语大学老校区(即雁塔校区)</span><wbr>举行。</wbr></div> <p> <wbr> <p> <wbr></wbr></p> <wbr> <p> <wbr> </wbr></p> <wbr><wbr> <div> <div> 6. 主办方推荐需要住宿的参赛人员下榻西安外国语大学宾馆(<wbr>西安外国语大学老校区内,预订电话:<font color=\"#0000ff\">029-85309532</font>)<wbr>或陕西师范大学老校区宾馆(学术宾馆、启夏宾馆,<wbr>陕西师范大学老校区内,预订电话:<font color=\"#0000ff\">029-85308844; 029-85308971</font>),距大赛场地5分钟步行即到。标间(<wbr>两张床)住宿费用约为200元/晚/间。住宿费用自理。<wbr>如需问询,可致电主办方食宿助理<font color=\"#0000ff\"><a href=\"tel:18709292206\" style=\"color: rgb(17, 85, 204); \" target=\"_blank\" value=\"+18709292206\">18709292206</a><span>或直接致<wbr>电宾馆。</wbr></span></font></wbr></wbr></wbr></wbr></wbr></div> </div> <wbr><wbr><wbr><wbr><wbr><wbr><wbr><wbr><wbr><wbr><wbr><wbr><wbr><wbr><wbr><wbr><wbr><wbr> <p> Registration has been closed, we have reached the maximum number of participants.&nbsp;</p> <p class=\"MsoNormal\" style=\"font-size: 14px; 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