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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

Ballarat

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Round 2: Wednesday, May 23rd 2018

VCE Grade at 8pm

That Spain should grant independence to Catalonia

Affirmative teamNegative team
Ballarat & Clarendon College (Year 11) 2vs.Ballarat High School (Year 11) 1
Ballarat & Clarendon College (Year 11) 1vs.Ballarat Grammar School 1
St Patrick's College (Year 11) 1vs.Ararat College 1
Ballarat High School 1vs.Brauer College 1
St Patrick's College (Year 11) 2vs.Ballarat & Clarendon College (Year 11) 3
St Patrick's College 1vs.Bye

C Grade at 8pm

That Australia and New Zealand should unify as a single country

Affirmative teamNegative team
Ballarat High School 2vs.St Patrick's College 1
St Patrick's College 3vs.Brauer College 1
Phoenix P-12 Community College 1vs.St Patrick's College 2
Ballarat High School 1vs.Bye

D Grade at 7pm

That we should prohibit gambling advertisements

Affirmative teamNegative team
Phoenix P-12 Community College 1vs.Brauer College 2
Loreto College 1vs.Ballarat High School 5
Damascus College 3vs.St Patrick's College 1
Ballarat High School 4vs.St Patrick's College 2
Ballarat & Clarendon College 4vs.Damascus College 2
Ballarat High School 7vs.Brauer College 1
Ballarat & Clarendon College 2vs.Damascus College 1
Ballarat High School 2vs.Bye
Brauer College 3vs.Ballarat High School 3
Ballarat & Clarendon College 1vs.Ballarat High School 6
Ballarat High School 1vs.Ballarat & Clarendon College 3

 

Round 3: Wednesday, June 13th 2018

VCE Grade at 8pm

Secret Topic

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

C Grade at 8pm

Advised Topic - Voting and Government

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

D Grade at 7pm

That we should introduce a congestion charge on motor vehicles entering the Melbourne CBD

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

 

Round 4: Wednesday, July 25th 2018

VCE Grade at 8pm

Secret Topic

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

C Grade at 8pm

Secret Topic

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

D Grade at 7pm

That employers should adopt a four-day working week

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

 

Round 5: Tuesday, August 14th 2018

VCE 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.

C Grade at 8pm

That we should introduce an inheritance tax

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 7pm

That we should impose mandatory minimum sentences for all violent crimes

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.