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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.

Schools Competition
(Yr 9-12 Debating)

Draws

Bendigo

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Round 1: Tuesday, May 14th 2019

VCE Grade at 4pm

That, instead of being elected, members of Parliament should be randomly selected

Affirmative teamNegative team
Bendigo Senior Secondary College 1 (Year 11)vs.Girton Grammar School 3 (Year 11)
Girton Grammar School 1 (Year 11)vs.Girton Grammar School 1
Catherine McAuley College (snr) 1vs.Notre Dame College 1
Girton Grammar School 2 (Year 11)vs.Bendigo Senior Secondary College 1
Girton Grammar School 2vs.Bye

C Grade at 4pm

That police should always carry tasers rather than guns

Affirmative teamNegative team
Notre Dame College 1vs.Bendigo South East College 1
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Bye
Girton Grammar School 2vs.Bye

D Grade at 5pm

That we should ban horse racing

Affirmative teamNegative team
Girton Grammar School 3vs.Weeroona College 1
Catherine McAuley College (snr) 1vs.Weeroona College 2
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Bye
Girton Grammar School 2vs.Bye

 

Round 2: Tuesday, June 18th 2019

VCE Grade at 4pm

That we should criminally prosecute companies that use sweatshops

Affirmative teamNegative team
Girton Grammar School 2vs.Bendigo Senior Secondary College 1
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Notre Dame College 1
Girton Grammar School 3 (Year 11)vs.Catherine McAuley College (snr) 1
Bendigo Senior Secondary College 1 (Year 11)vs.Girton Grammar School 1 (Year 11)
Girton Grammar School 2 (Year 11)vs.Bye

C Grade at 4pm

That we should abolish political parties

Affirmative teamNegative team
Girton Grammar School 2vs.Notre Dame College 1
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Bendigo South East College 1

D Grade at 5pm

That all political parties should have quotas for female candidates

Affirmative teamNegative team
Girton Grammar School 2vs.Weeroona College 1
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Catherine McAuley College (snr) 1
Weeroona College 2vs.Girton Grammar School 3

 

Round 3: Tuesday, May 14th 2019

VCE Grade at 4pm

Secret topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Girton Grammar School 2vs.Bendigo Senior Secondary College 1 (Year 11)
Catherine McAuley College (snr) 1vs.Girton Grammar School 2 (Year 11)
Notre Dame College 1vs.Girton Grammar School 3 (Year 11)
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Bendigo Senior Secondary College 1
Girton Grammar School 1 (Year 11)vs.Bye

C Grade at 4pm

Advised topic area - Economics

Affirmative teamNegative team
Byevs.Notre Dame College 1
Bendigo South East College 1vs.Girton Grammar School 2
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Bye

D Grade at 5pm

That we should abolish standardised testing (e.g. NAPLAN)

Affirmative teamNegative team
Weeroona College 2vs.Girton Grammar School 2
Weeroona College 1vs.Bye
Catherine McAuley College (snr) 1vs.Girton Grammar School 3
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Bye

 

Round 4: Tuesday, June 18th 2019

VCE Grade at 4pm

Secret topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Notre Dame College 1vs.Girton Grammar School 2
Bendigo Senior Secondary College 1vs.Girton Grammar School 3 (Year 11)
Girton Grammar School 2 (Year 11)vs.Bendigo Senior Secondary College 1 (Year 11)
Catherine McAuley College (snr) 1vs.Girton Grammar School 1 (Year 11)
Girton Grammar School 1vs.Bye

C Grade at 4pm

Secret topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Bendigo South East College 1vs.Girton Grammar School 2
Notre Dame College 1vs.Girton Grammar School 1

D Grade at 5pm

That convicted criminals should not be allowed to publish accounts of their crimes

Affirmative teamNegative team
Weeroona College 1vs.Catherine McAuley College (snr) 1
Girton Grammar School 3vs.Girton Grammar School 2
Weeroona College 2vs.Girton Grammar School 1

 

Round 5: Tuesday, August 6th 2019

VCE Grade at 4pm

Secret topic

Round five is power-paired (teams will debate against a team adjacent to them on the ladder). Draws for round five will be released after round four.

C Grade at 4pm

That too many people go to university

Round five is power-paired (teams will debate against a team adjacent to them on the ladder). Draws for round five will be released after round four.

D Grade at 5pm

That refugees should have full access to the Australian welfare system

Round five is power-paired (teams will debate against a team adjacent to them on the ladder). Draws for round five will be released after round four.