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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

Geelong

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Round 1: Thursday, May 2nd 2019

A Grade at 7pm

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

Affirmative teamNegative team
Sacred Heart College Newtown 1vs.Geelong Grammar School 2
Saint Ignatius College 1vs.St Joseph's College Geelong 1
Geelong Grammar School 3vs.Manor Lakes P-12 College 1
Geelong High School 1vs.Geelong Grammar School 1
Kardinia International College 1vs.The Geelong College 1
The Geelong College 2vs.Geelong Grammar School 4

B Grade at 8pm

That we should allow pill testing at music festivals

Affirmative teamNegative team
The Geelong College 1vs.Geelong Grammar School 2
Geelong Grammar School 3vs.St Joseph's College Geelong 1
Kardinia International College 1vs.Geelong Grammar School 1
The Geelong College 2vs.Geelong Grammar School 4
Sacred Heart College Newtown 1vs.Bye

C Grade at 7pm

That police should always carry tasers rather than guns

Affirmative teamNegative team
Sacred Heart College Newtown 1vs.St Joseph's College Geelong 1
Colac Secondary College 1vs.Geelong Grammar School 1
Western Heights College 1vs.The Geelong College 1
Kardinia International College 1vs.Clonard College 1

D Grade at 8pm

That we should ban horse racing

Affirmative teamNegative team
Sacred Heart College Newtown 1vs.St Joseph's College Geelong 1
Sacred Heart College Newtown 2vs.The Geelong College 1
The Geelong College (Middle School) 1vs.Clonard College 1
Saint Ignatius College 1vs.The Geelong College 2
The Geelong College (Middle School) 2vs.Kardinia International College 1
Geelong High School 1vs.North Geelong Secondary College 1
Geelong High School 2vs.Bye
Christian College 1vs.Bye

 

Round 2: Thursday, May 16th 2019

A Grade at 7pm

That we should criminally prosecute companies that use sweatshops

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

B Grade at 8pm

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

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

C Grade at 7pm

That we should abolish political parties

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

D Grade at 8pm

That all political parties should have quotas for female candidates

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

 

Round 3: Thursday, May 30th 2019

A Grade at 7pm

Secret topic

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

B Grade at 8pm

Secret topic

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

C Grade at 7pm

Advised topic area - Economics

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

D Grade at 8pm

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

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

 

Round 4: Thursday, June 13th 2019

A Grade at 7pm

Secret topic

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

B Grade at 8pm

Secret topic

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

C Grade at 7pm

Secret topic

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

D Grade at 8pm

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

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

 

Round 5: Thursday, August 1st 2019

A 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.

B 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 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.