Umeko Cup (2016)
21st Umeko Cup(2015)
20th Umeko Cup (2014)
19th Umeko Cup (2013)
18th Umeko Cup (2012)
17th Umeko Cup (2011)
R1: THW make school trips volunteer activities.
R2: THBT it is better to have a two-dimensional boyfriend/girlfriend than having a three-dimensional one.
R3: THBT a US military bases should be removed from Japan.
R4: THBT developing countries should reduce carbon dioxide like advanced countries do.
QF: THW prohibit athletes from being under their standard weight.
SF: THW make the prime minister serve full-term in office.
GF: THW legalize prostitution.
16th Umeko Cup (2010)
R1: THW abolish escalator system in schools.
R2: THBT it is better to get handmade presents from your boyfriend or girlfriend than gexpensive brand-made ones.
R3: THBT politicians should stop being engaged in other jobs.
R4: THW ban animal experiments.
QF: THW join Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
SF: THW prohibit convicted drunk drivers from driving ever again.
GF: THBT the French government should allow religious freedom in public.
15th Umeko Cup (2009)
R1: THW close convenient stores at midnight.
R2: THBT a carnivorous boyfriend or girlfriend is better than a herbivorous one.
R3: THBT children should not be allowed to play in professional sports.
R4: THW bail out failing companies.
QF: THBT developed countries should not accept skilled migrants from developing countries.
SF: THW create DNA databases of all citizens.
GF: THW introduce a female quota system into the Diet.
14th Umeko Cup (2008)
R1: THW resume Saturday classes at schools.
R2: THW drive out food companies which deceive consumers.
R3: THBT a group date is better than a date between two people to get a boyfriend or a girlfriend.
R4: THW provide free national medical health care for elderly people.
QF: THBT BRICs should limit their emissions of CO2.
SF: THW introduce organ transplants for profit.
GF: THW ban gun.
13th Umeko Cup (2007)
R1: THW raise consumption tax.
R2: THBT single life is better than married life.
R3: THW punish parents when their children commit crimes.
R4: THBT governor should not continue to be in the same post for a long time.
QF: THBT politicians have no right to private lives.
SF: THW regulate violent scenes in all kinds of media.
GF: THW legalize euthanasia.
12th Umeko Cup (2006)
R1: THW ban tobacco.
R2: THBT university students should have a student rather than an adult as a boyfriend or a girlfriend.
R3: THW distribute condoms in school.
R4: THW introduce compulsory voting system.
QF: THW impose environmental tax.
SF: THBT companies should not consider academic background for the employment.
GF: THW legalize prostitution.
11th Umeko Cup (2005)
R1: THBT e-mail is better than face to face to declare your love.
R2: THBT Koizumi should withdraw Self-Defense Forces from Iraq.
R3: THW ban pornography.
QF: THW legalize marijuana for pleasure.
SF: THW prohibit child actors to work on weekdays.
GF: THW abolish death penalty.
10th Umeko Cup (2004)
R1: THW abolish abortion.
R2: THBT debaters should choose debaters for their boyfriend or girlfriend.
R3: THW pay for garbage disposal.
9th Umeko Cup (2003)
R1: THBT the seniority system is better than the meritocratic system.
R2: THBT love overcomes any obstacle.
R3: THBT we should launch joint space explanation projects.
8th Umeko Cup (2002)
R1: THBT we need camera on the street.
R2: THBT class of normal students should welcome students with disabilities widely.
R3: THBT Japanese government should legalize organ transfer from children under 15 years of ages.
7th Umeko Cup (2001)
R1: THBT children should have a mobile phone.
R2: THBT sharing the World Cup between Japan and Korea will be successful.
R3: THBT doctors should inform cancer patients of their true illness.
6th Umeko Cup (2000)
R1: THBT special discount for ladies is effective.
R2: THBT recommendation for school entrance should be abolished.
R3: THBT trials should be broadcasted on TV.
5th Umeko Cup (1999)
R1: THBT it is better for couples to have children after their marriage.
R2: THBT physical punishment is necessary to bring up children.
R3: THBT we should abolish priority seating.
4th Umeko Cup (1998)
R1: THBT it’s better for lovers to cohabit before marriage.
R2: THBT discussion is better than debate.
R3: THBT we should abolish emperor system.
3rd Umeko Cup (1997)
R1: THBT campus festival should be abolished.
R2: THBT nuclear family is more important than extended family.
R3: THBT public junior and high schools should be integrated one 6-year period.
2nd Umeko Cup (1996)
R1: THBT English school education should be taught by native speakers.
R2: THBT honesty is the best policy.
R3: THBT same sex friends are better opposite sex friends.
1st Umeko Cup (1995)
R1: THBT love is the most important thing in marriage.
R2: THBT computer technology will bring people happiness.
R3: THBT the Japanese government should abolish capital punishment.