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Essendon

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Round 1: Monday, March 26th 2018

A Grade at TBCpm

That Australia should end its alliance with the US

Affirmative teamNegative team
Byevs.Mt Alexander College 1
Gisborne Secondary College 2vs.Overnewton Anglican College 1
Gisborne Secondary College 1vs.Overnewton Anglican College 2
Maribyrnong College 1vs.Keilor Downs Secondary College 1
Sunbury Downs College 1vs.Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 1
Catholic Regional College - Sydenham 1vs.St Aloysius College 1
Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (IC) 1vs.Bye
Buckley Park College 1vs.Rosehill Secondary College 1
St Columba's College 1vs.Bye

B Grade at TBCpm

That parents should not be allowed to refuse medical treatment for their children

Affirmative teamNegative team
Copperfield College 1vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (IC) 3
Bacchus Marsh Grammar 1vs.Kurunjang Secondary College 1
Sunbury Downs College 1vs.Overnewton Anglican College 1
Catholic Regional College - Sydenham 1vs.Overnewton Anglican College 2
Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (IC) 2vs.Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 2
Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (IC) 1vs.Salesian College Sunbury 1
St Columba's College 1vs.St Bernard's College 1
Overnewton Anglican College 3vs.St Aloysius College 1
St Bernard's College 2vs.Bye

C Grade at TBCpm

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

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

D Grade at TBCpm

That Australia should adopt a new national flag

Affirmative teamNegative team
Copperfield College 1vs.St Columba's College 5
Ave Maria College 1vs.Kurunjang Secondary College 1
Keilor Downs Secondary College 3vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (McNab) 3
Bacchus Marsh Grammar 1vs.St Columba's College 3
Copperfield College 2vs.Overnewton Anglican College 1
Sirius College (Sunshine) 1vs.Keilor Downs Secondary College 1
Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (East Keilor) 1vs.Keilor Downs Secondary College 2
Maribyrnong College 1vs.Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 1
Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 4vs.St Bernard's College 4
Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (East Keilor) 2vs.Salesian College Sunbury 1
St Bernard's College 3vs.St Aloysius College 1
St Columba's College 4vs.St Bernard's College 1
Melton Secondary College 1vs.Keilor Downs Secondary College 4
Sunbury Downs College 1vs.Salesian College Sunbury 2
Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 3vs.St Bernard's College 2
St Columba's College 2vs.Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 2
Buckley Park College 1vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (McNab) 1
Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (McNab) 2vs.St Columba's College 1
Bacchus Marsh Grammar 2vs.Bye

 

Round 2: Monday, April 30th 2018

A 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.

B Grade at TBCpm

That we regret the rise of the sharing economy (e.g. Airbnb)

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: Monday, May 21st 2018

A Grade at TBCpm

Secret topic

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

B 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: Monday, June 25th 2018

A Grade at TBCpm

Secret topic

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

B 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: Monday, July 23rd 2018

A Grade at TBCpm

Secret topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 1vs.Overnewton Anglican College 1
St Aloysius College 1vs.Gisborne Secondary College 1
St Columba's College 1vs.Maribyrnong College 1
Mt Alexander College 1vs.Overnewton Anglican College 2
Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (IC) 1vs.Buckley Park College 1
Keilor Downs Secondary College 1vs.Catholic Regional College - Sydenham 1
Rosehill Secondary College 1vs.Bye

B Grade at TBCpm

Secret topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
St Bernard's College 1vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (IC) 3
St Bernard's College 2vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (IC) 2
Overnewton Anglican College 1vs.Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 2
Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (IC) 1vs.Overnewton Anglican College 3
Copperfield College 1vs.St Aloysius College 1
Salesian College Sunbury 1vs.Overnewton Anglican College 2
Catholic Regional College - Sydenham 1vs.St Columba's College 1
Bacchus Marsh Grammar 1vs.Sunbury Downs College 1
Kurunjang Secondary College 1vs.Bye

C Grade at TBCpm

That we regret the influence of corporate advertising in sport

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

D Grade at TBCpm

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

Affirmative teamNegative team
St Bernard's College 2vs.Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 1
Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 2vs.Bacchus Marsh Grammar 1
Ave Maria College 1vs.Keilor Downs Secondary College 4
St Aloysius College 1vs.Salesian College Sunbury 2
St Bernard's College 1vs.Overnewton Anglican College 1
St Bernard's College 4vs.St Columba's College 5
Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 3vs.Bacchus Marsh Grammar 2
Lowther Hall Anglican Grammar School 4vs.Sunbury Downs College 1
St Columba's College 3vs.Maribyrnong College 1
Keilor Downs Secondary College 1vs.Buckley Park College 1
Sirius College (Sunshine) 1vs.Copperfield College 1
Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (East Keilor) 2vs.Copperfield College 2
St Columba's College 2vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (McNab) 3
St Columba's College 4vs.Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (McNab) 2
St Columba's College 1vs.St Bernard's College 3
Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (McNab) 1vs.Keilor Downs Secondary College 2
Kurunjang Secondary College 1vs.Keilor Downs Secondary College 3
Penleigh and Essendon Grammar School (East Keilor) 1vs.Bye
St Aloysius College 2vs.Melton Secondary College 1