HPU Debate Coach, Rose Helens-Hart, served as an expert adjudicator, training Chinese debaters and adjudicators, at the 14th Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press Cup (FLTRP Cup), in Beijing China during the first weeks of May.

The FLTRP Cup National English Debating Competition was jointly organized by the International Debate Education Association (of which the HPU debate Society is a member), the Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press and the Chinese Association of English Language Education Research.

This year’s competition had participants from 128 universities, coming from more than 20 cities. The FLTRP Cup is noted as being the largest and most prestigious public college debate tournament within China.

For more information on the HPU Debate Society, come to our Fall meetings-- Tuesdays and Thursdays 3-5, visit our website , or contact Rose Helens-Hart, Director of Debate, at

Consider registering for Fall debate courses: COM 2640 and COM 3910 A, B, or C.