The registration costs and deadlines are as follows:

  • international team package: £100 due by September 12
  • IONA team package: £85 due by October 1
  • independent adjudicators: £45 per person due by October 1

Failure to ensure payment by that deadline will result in the imposition of a £25 late fee, which is applicable for payment of fees at any point after the deadline. The convenors reserve the right to withdraw any teams that have not met the payment deadline.

Teams will be emailed an invoice shortly after confirmation of their place. Payment can then be made via direct Bank Transfer or by cheque. Teams that request a receipt will be issued with one for collection when registering on the day of the competition.

Bank Transfer

Account Name: Oxford Union Society – Debating
Sort Code: 20-65-18
Account Number: 50824208
IBAN: GB70 BARC 2065 1850 8242 08
Bank: Barclays
Branch: Oxford; Cornmarket

Teams must include the name of their institution and invoice code as a reference when transferring money. Judges should include their name and invoice code.

Please ensure that all payments made are in pounds sterling.


Cheques must be for GBP (we cannot accept cheques in other currencies) and be made out to “The Oxford Union. They should be sent to “The Oxford Union, Frewin Court, Oxford, United Kingdom, OX1 3JB and arrive on or before the deadline. The Oxford IV will not be responsible for cheques that arrive late or are lost while being delivered. The institution/name and invoice code should be written on the back of the cheque.

Please note, no refunds will be issued after 1st November.