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Schools Competition
(Yr 9-12 Debating)

Draws

Brighton

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Round 1: Wednesday, March 20th 2019

A Grade at 8pm

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

Affirmative teamNegative team
St Leonard's College 1vs.Firbank Grammar School 1
Sandringham College 1vs.Albert Park College 1
St Leonard's College 2vs.Brighton Grammar School 2
St Bede's College 1vs.Brighton Grammar School 1
McKinnon Secondary College 1vs.Albert Park College 2
St Leonard's College 3vs.Bye

B Grade at 7pm

That we should allow pill testing at music festivals

Affirmative teamNegative team
Brighton Grammar School 3vs.Firbank Grammar School 1
St Leonard's College 2vs.Firbank Grammar School 2
St Leonard's College 1vs.St Bede's College 3
McKinnon Secondary College 2vs.Albert Park College 1
St Bede's College 1vs.Brighton Grammar School 2
St Bede's College 2vs.Brighton Grammar School 1
McKinnon Secondary College 1vs.St Leonard's College 3

C Grade at 7pm

That police should always carry tasers rather than guns

Affirmative teamNegative team
Brighton Grammar School 3vs.Firbank Grammar School 1
St Leonard's College 1vs.Firbank Grammar School 2
Sandringham College 1vs.Albert Park College 1
St Leonard's College 2vs.Brighton Grammar School 2
St Leonard's College 4vs.Brighton Grammar School 1
McKinnon Secondary College 2vs.Albert Park College 2
St Bede's College 1vs.St Leonard's College 3
St Bede's College 2vs.St Leonard's College 5
McKinnon Secondary College 1vs.Bye

D Grade at 8pm

That we should ban horse racing

Affirmative teamNegative team
Brighton Grammar School 3vs.Firbank Grammar School 1
St Leonard's College 1vs.St Leonard's College 2
Albert Park College 3vs.St Bede's College 3
Melbourne Montessori School 1vs.Albert Park College 1
Kostka Hall 1vs.Brighton Grammar School 2
Wesley College Elsternwick 1vs.Brighton Grammar School 1
Kostka Hall 2vs.Albert Park College 2
Wesley College Elsternwick 2vs.Firbank Grammar School 2
St Bede's College 4vs.Brighton Grammar School 4
McKinnon Secondary College 2vs.St Bede's College 2
St Bede's College 1vs.McKinnon Secondary College 1
St Leonard's College 3vs.Bye

 

Round 2: Wednesday, May 8th 2019

A Grade at 8pm

That we should criminally prosecute companies that use sweatshops

Affirmative teamNegative team
Brighton Grammar School 2vs.St Bede's College 1
Albert Park College 1vs.McKinnon Secondary College 1
Albert Park College 2vs.St Leonard's College 1
Brighton Grammar School 1vs.Sandringham College 1
St Leonard's College 3vs.Firbank Grammar School 1
St Leonard's College 2vs.Brighton Secondary College 1

B Grade at 7pm

That the government should have access to private citizens’ encrypted messages

Affirmative teamNegative team
Brighton Grammar School 2vs.Brighton Secondary College 2
Albert Park College 1vs.St Bede's College 1
Brighton Grammar School 1vs.McKinnon Secondary College 1
St Leonard's College 3vs.Brighton Grammar School 3
Firbank Grammar School 1vs.St Bede's College 2
St Bede's College 3vs.St Leonard's College 2
Firbank Grammar School 2vs.St Leonard's College 1
Brighton Secondary College 1vs.McKinnon Secondary College 2

C Grade at 7pm

That we should abolish political parties

Affirmative teamNegative team
St Leonard's College 5vs.St Bede's College 1
Brighton Grammar School 2vs.McKinnon Secondary College 2
Albert Park College 1vs.McKinnon Secondary College 1
Albert Park College 2vs.St Leonard's College 4
Brighton Grammar School 1vs.St Bede's College 2
St Leonard's College 3vs.Brighton Grammar School 3
Firbank Grammar School 1vs.St Leonard's College 1
Firbank Grammar School 2vs.Sandringham College 1
St Leonard's College 2vs.Brighton Secondary College 1

D Grade at 8pm

That all political parties should have quotas for female candidates

Affirmative teamNegative team
Brighton Grammar School 4vs.St Bede's College 1
Brighton Grammar School 2vs.McKinnon Secondary College 2
Albert Park College 1vs.McKinnon Secondary College 1
Albert Park College 2vs.St Bede's College 2
Brighton Grammar School 1vs.Wesley College Elsternwick 2
St Leonard's College 3vs.Kostka Hall 1
Firbank Grammar School 1vs.Firbank Grammar School 2
St Bede's College 4vs.Kostka Hall 2
Melbourne Montessori School 1vs.Wesley College Elsternwick 1
St Leonard's College 2vs.Brighton Grammar School 3
Albert Park College 3vs.St Leonard's College 1

 

Round 3: Wednesday, May 29th 2019

A Grade at 8pm

Secret topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Firbank Grammar School 1vs.Sandringham College 1
Albert Park College 2vs.St Leonard's College 2
Brighton Grammar School 1vs.St Leonard's College 1
St Leonard's College 3vs.McKinnon Secondary College 1
Brighton Grammar School 2vs.Albert Park College 1
Brighton Secondary College 1vs.St Bede's College 1

B Grade at 7pm

Secret topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Firbank Grammar School 2vs.St Bede's College 2
St Bede's College 3vs.Brighton Grammar School 3
Brighton Secondary College 2vs.St Leonard's College 2
Brighton Grammar School 1vs.McKinnon Secondary College 2
St Leonard's College 3vs.St Bede's College 1
Brighton Grammar School 2vs.St Leonard's College 1
Albert Park College 1vs.McKinnon Secondary College 1
Firbank Grammar School 1vs.Brighton Secondary College 1

C Grade at 7pm

Advised topic area - Economics

Affirmative teamNegative team
Firbank Grammar School 2vs.St Leonard's College 2
Firbank Grammar School 1vs.Sandringham College 1
Albert Park College 2vs.Brighton Grammar School 3
Brighton Secondary College 1vs.St Leonard's College 1
St Leonard's College 3vs.McKinnon Secondary College 1
Brighton Grammar School 2vs.St Leonard's College 4
Albert Park College 1vs.St Bede's College 2
St Leonard's College 5vs.McKinnon Secondary College 2
St Bede's College 1vs.Brighton Grammar School 1

D Grade at 8pm

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

Affirmative teamNegative team
Firbank Grammar School 2vs.Albert Park College 3
Brighton Grammar School 4vs.St Leonard's College 2
Firbank Grammar School 1vs.Wesley College Elsternwick 2
Albert Park College 2vs.St Leonard's College 1
Brighton Grammar School 1vs.Kostka Hall 2
St Leonard's College 3vs.Brighton Grammar School 3
Brighton Grammar School 2vs.McKinnon Secondary College 1
Albert Park College 1vs.St Bede's College 4
Melbourne Montessori School 1vs.St Bede's College 2
McKinnon Secondary College 2vs.Wesley College Elsternwick 1
St Bede's College 1vs.Kostka Hall 1

 

Round 4: Wednesday, June 19th 2019

A Grade at 8pm

Secret topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
McKinnon Secondary College 1vs.Brighton Grammar School 1
St Bede's College 1vs.Albert Park College 2
Sandringham College 1vs.St Leonard's College 3
St Leonard's College 2vs.Albert Park College 1
St Leonard's College 1vs.Brighton Grammar School 2
Firbank Grammar School 1vs.Brighton Secondary College 1

B Grade at 7pm

Secret topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
McKinnon Secondary College 1vs.Firbank Grammar School 2
St Bede's College 2vs.Brighton Secondary College 2
St Bede's College 1vs.Brighton Grammar School 1
Brighton Secondary College 1vs.St Bede's College 3
St Leonard's College 1vs.Firbank Grammar School 1
Brighton Grammar School 3vs.Albert Park College 1
St Leonard's College 2vs.Brighton Grammar School 2
McKinnon Secondary College 2vs.St Leonard's College 3

C Grade at 7pm

Secret topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
McKinnon Secondary College 1vs.St Leonard's College 5
St Bede's College 2vs.Brighton Secondary College 1
St Bede's College 1vs.Albert Park College 2
McKinnon Secondary College 2vs.St Leonard's College 3
St Leonard's College 4vs.Albert Park College 1
Sandringham College 1vs.Brighton Grammar School 2
St Leonard's College 2vs.Brighton Grammar School 1
Brighton Grammar School 3vs.St Leonard's College 1
Firbank Grammar School 1vs.Firbank Grammar School 2

D Grade at 8pm

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

Affirmative teamNegative team
McKinnon Secondary College 1vs.Brighton Grammar School 4
St Bede's College 2vs.Brighton Grammar School 1
St Bede's College 1vs.Albert Park College 2
McKinnon Secondary College 2vs.St Leonard's College 3
St Bede's College 4vs.Firbank Grammar School 2
Kostka Hall 2vs.Brighton Grammar School 2
Wesley College Elsternwick 2vs.Albert Park College 1
Kostka Hall 1vs.Albert Park College 3
Wesley College Elsternwick 1vs.St Leonard's College 1
Melbourne Montessori School 1vs.Brighton Grammar School 3
St Leonard's College 2vs.Firbank Grammar School 1

 

Round 5: Wednesday, July 24th 2019

A Grade at 8pm

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.

B Grade at 7pm

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 7pm

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 8pm

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.