Please note that in I.C.B.C. 2020, the Preliminary Round, Debate, and I.C.B.C. Final Weekend rules have all been condensed into the same document to simplify the rules document, along with include some new rules to modernize the competition. As a result, we advise all schools to read the updated rules document.

Please find below the I.C.B.C. Competition Rules. For returning schools, an I.C.B.C. 2020 Key Rule Changes document is also available.

Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the competition rules, please contact the University Liaison at for clarification questions and the I.C.B.C. Co-Chairs at for more complex inquiries.

Good luck in the competition!