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Schools Competition
(Yr 9-12 Debating)

Draws

Essendon

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Round 2: Monday, March 25th 2019

A Grade at 7pm

That we should criminally prosecute companies that use sweatshops

Affirmative teamNegative team
St Bernard's College 1vs.Buckley Park College 1
St Bernard's College 2vs.Catholic Regional College - Sydenham 1
Keilor Downs Secondary College 1vs.Rosehill Secondary College 1
Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 1vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (IC) 2
Bacchus Marsh Grammar 1vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (IC) 1
Copperfield College 1vs.Maribyrnong College 1
Ave Maria College 1vs.Bye

B Grade at 7pm

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

Affirmative teamNegative team
St Bernard's College 1vs.Buckley Park College 1
St Aloysius College 1vs.Buckley Park College 2
St Bernard's College 2vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (IC) 2
Keilor Downs Secondary College 1vs.Sunbury Downs College 1
Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 1vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (IC) 1
Overnewton Anglican College 1vs.Strathmore Secondary College 1
Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (IC) 3vs.Maribyrnong College 1
Bacchus Marsh Grammar 1vs.Ave Maria College 1

C Grade at 7pm

That we should abolish political parties

Affirmative teamNegative team
St Bernard's College 1vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (McNab) 2
Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 1vs.Buckley Park College 1
Mercy College 1vs.St Columba's College 2
Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 2vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (McNab) 1
Overnewton Anglican College 1vs.St Columba's College 1
Copperfield College 2vs.Rosehill Secondary College 1
Bacchus Marsh Grammar 1vs.Maribyrnong College 1
Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 3vs.Gisborne Secondary College 1
Copperfield College 1vs.Maribyrnong College 2
Ave Maria College 1vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (East Keilor) 1
Byevs.Bye

D Grade at 8pm

That all political parties should have quotas for female candidates

Affirmative teamNegative team
St Bernard's College 1vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (McNab) 2
St Aloysius College 1vs.Buckley Park College 1
Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 4vs.St Columba's College 2
Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (East Keilor) 3vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (McNab) 1
St Bernard's College 2vs.St Columba's College 1
Keilor Downs Secondary College 1vs.Buckley Park College 2
Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 1vs.Overnewton Anglican College 3
Keilor Downs Secondary College 2vs.Sunbury Downs College 1
St Bernard's College 4vs.Strathmore Secondary College 1
Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 2vs.Staughton College 1
Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (McNab) 3vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (East Keilor) 1
Overnewton Anglican College 1vs.Maribyrnong College 1
Overnewton Anglican College 2vs.St Bernard's College 6
Mt Alexander College 1vs.St Bernard's College 3
Copperfield College 2vs.Strathmore Secondary College 2
Bacchus Marsh Grammar 1vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (East Keilor) 2
St Bernard's College 5vs.Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 5
Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 3vs.Ave Maria College 1
Keilor Downs Secondary College 3vs.Copperfield College 1
Byevs.Bye

 

Round 3: Monday, May 6th 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: Monday, May 27th 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: Monday, July 22nd 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.