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The DAV is a non-profit association which exists to promote debate. It is the peak debating body in Victoria and runs large competitions for adults and for schools across Victoria. It provides training and resources for debaters, teachers and adjudicators.

Adult Debating Program 2019 - February 8th

The DAV is pleased to announce it will be piloting an Adult Debating competition in early-2019.

Join us to learn the style of 3-on-3 debating. Come to improve your public speaking and teamwork skills. Meet new people as you compete in friendly afternoon debates.

New to debating? On Sunday 24th February we will be running a beginners crash course in debating including the rules for 3-on-3 debating.

Already a keen debater? Enjoy an opportunity to debate across four afternoons, honing your skills and increasing your ability to 'think on your feet'.

Where: Boyd Community Hub, 207 City Road, Southbank

When: Sunday 24 February (Training), Sunday 3 March, Sunday 17 March, Sunday 24 March, Sunday 7 April

Who: Novice adult debaters

Cost: $100 (DAV members will receive discounted registration if they adjudicate one round)

Click here for more information, or fill out this form to register now!