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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

Draws

Ballarat

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Round 1: Wednesday, May 2nd 2018

VCE Grade at TBCpm

That Australia should end its alliance with the US

Affirmative teamNegative team
Ballarat Grammar School 1 (Year 11)vs.Ballarat High School 1
Ararat College 1vs.Ballarat High School 1 (Year 11)
Brauer College 1vs.St Patrick's College 1
Ballarat Grammar School 1vs.Damascus College 1
St Patrick's College 1 (Year 11)vs.Bye

C Grade at TBCpm

That the value of a citizen's vote should diminish with age

Affirmative teamNegative team
Brauer College 1vs.Ballarat & Clarendon College 2
Ballarat & Clarendon College 3vs.Ballarat High School 1
St Patrick's College 2vs.Ballarat & Clarendon College 1
Damascus College 1vs.Ballarat & Clarendon College 4
St Patrick's College 1vs.Bye

D Grade at TBCpm

That Australia should adopt a new national flag

Affirmative teamNegative team
Brauer College 1vs.Ballarat High School 2
St Patrick's College 4vs.Ballarat & Clarendon College 2
Ballarat High School 3vs.Ballarat & Clarendon College 1
Brauer College 2vs.Ballarat High School 1
Damascus College 2vs.St Patrick's College 3
St Patrick's College 2vs.Damascus College 3
Damascus College 1vs.Phoenix P-12 Community College 1
St Patrick's College 1vs.Loreto College 1

 

Round 2: Wednesday, May 23rd 2018

VCE Grade at TBCpm

That we should abolish the ATAR system of university entrance

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

C Grade at TBCpm

That we should restrict urban sprawl

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

D Grade at TBCpm

That we should ban children from competing in professional sport

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

 

Round 3: Wednesday, June 13th 2018

VCE Grade at TBCpm

Secret topic

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

C Grade at TBCpm

Advised topic - Animals

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

D Grade at TBCpm

That we should allow development in Antarctica

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

 

Round 4: Wednesday, July 25th 2018

VCE Grade at TBCpm

Secret topic

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

C Grade at TBCpm

Secret topic

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

D Grade at TBCpm

That we should fear the development of artificial intelligence

The draw for this round will be published closer to the start of the round.

 

Round 5: Tuesday, August 14th 2018

VCE Grade at TBCpm

Secret topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Brauer College 1vs.St Patrick's College 1 (Year 11)
Ballarat High School 1vs.Ararat College 1
Damascus College 1vs.Ballarat Grammar School 1
St Patrick's College 1vs.Ballarat Grammar School 1 (Year 11)
Ballarat High School 1 (Year 11)vs.Bye

C Grade at TBCpm

That we regret the influence of corporate advertising in sport

Affirmative teamNegative team
Ballarat & Clarendon College 2vs.Ballarat & Clarendon College 3
Brauer College 1vs.Ballarat & Clarendon College 1
St Patrick's College 2vs.Damascus College 1
St Patrick's College 1vs.Ballarat & Clarendon College 4
Ballarat High School 1vs.Bye

D Grade at TBCpm

That museums should offer to return historical objects to their country of origin

Affirmative teamNegative team
Damascus College 2vs.Brauer College 1
St Patrick's College 2vs.Ballarat & Clarendon College 2
St Patrick's College 1vs.Ballarat & Clarendon College 1
Brauer College 2vs.Damascus College 1
St Patrick's College 3vs.Loreto College 1
Ballarat High School 2vs.Phoenix P-12 Community College 1
Damascus College 3vs.Ballarat High School 1
Ballarat High School 3vs.St Patrick's College 4