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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

Ivanhoe

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Round 1: Thursday, March 28th 2019

A Grade at 7pm

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

Affirmative teamNegative team
Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School 3
Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School 2vs.Northcote High School 1
Ivanhoe Grammar School 4vs.Our Lady of Mercy College 1
Santa Maria College 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School 2
Ivanhoe Grammar School 1vs.Marcellin College 1

B Grade at 7pm

That we should allow pill testing at music festivals

Affirmative teamNegative team
Kew High School 1vs.Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School 3
Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School 1vs.Northcote High School 1
Alphington Grammar School 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School 3
Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School 2vs.Our Lady of Mercy College 2
Ivanhoe Grammar School 4vs.Our Lady of Mercy College 1
Santa Maria College 1vs.Doncaster Secondary College 1
Ivanhoe Grammar School 1vs.Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School 4
Ivanhoe Grammar School 2vs.Collingwood College 1

C Grade at 7pm

That police should always carry tasers rather than guns

Affirmative teamNegative team
Our Lady of Mercy College 3vs.Marcellin College 1
East Doncaster Secondary College 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School 1
Alphington Grammar School 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School 3
Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School 2vs.Our Lady of Mercy College 2
Ivanhoe Grammar School 4vs.Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School 3
Santa Maria College 1vs.Ivanhoe Grammar School 2

D Grade at 8pm

That we should ban horse racing

Affirmative teamNegative team
East Doncaster Secondary College 1vs.Northcote High School 2
Kew High School 4vs.Marcellin College 1
Kew High School 1vs.Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School 3
Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School 8vs.Northcote High School 1
Kew High School 2vs.Northcote High School 4
Northcote High School 3vs.Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School 5
Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School 1vs.Our Lady of Mercy College 2
Alphington Grammar School 2vs.Kew High School 6
Alphington Grammar School 1vs.Our Lady of Mercy College 1
Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School 2vs.Kew High School 5
St John's Greek Orthodox College 1vs.Doncaster Secondary College 1
Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School 6vs.Doncaster Secondary College 2
Northcote High School 5vs.Kew High School 3
Santa Maria College 1vs.Northcote High School 6
Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School 4vs.Santa Maria College 2
Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School 7vs.Bye

 

Round 2: Thursday, May 2nd 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 7pm

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 7pm

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 20th 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 7pm

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, July 25th 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 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.