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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

Ringwood

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Round 1: Wednesday, March 27th 2019

A Grade at 7pm

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

Affirmative teamNegative team
Tintern Grammar 1vs.Whitefriars College 1
Mullauna College 1vs.Norwood Secondary College 1
Luther College 1vs.Mt Lilydale Mercy College 1
Yarra Valley Grammar School 1vs.Our Lady of Sion College 1
Vermont Secondary College 1vs.Yarra Valley Grammar School 2

B Grade at 7pm

That we should allow pill testing at music festivals

Affirmative teamNegative team
Tintern Grammar 1vs.Billanook College 1
Vermont Secondary College 1vs.Ringwood Secondary College 1
Luther College 1vs.Emmaus College 1
Yarra Valley Grammar School 1vs.Blackburn High School 1
Yarra Valley Grammar School 2vs.Bye
Mullauna College 1vs.Bye

C Grade at 7pm

That police should always carry tasers rather than guns

Affirmative teamNegative team
Tintern Grammar 1vs.Aquinas College 1
Tintern Grammar 2vs.Billanook College 1
Mullauna College 1vs.Yarra Valley Grammar School 3
Luther College 1vs.Ringwood Secondary College 1
Yarra Valley Grammar School 2vs.Waverley Christian College 1
Yarra Valley Grammar School 1vs.Mt Lilydale Mercy College 1
Yarra Valley Grammar School 4vs.Blackburn High School 2
Vermont Secondary College 1vs.Blackburn High School 1
St Joseph's Ferntree Gully 1vs.Bye
Nunawading Christian College 1vs.Bye

D Grade at 8pm

That we should ban horse racing

Affirmative teamNegative team
Tintern Grammar 1vs.Aquinas College 1
Tintern Grammar 2vs.Yarra Valley Grammar School 3
Mullauna College 1vs.Whitefriars College 1
Yarra Hills Secondary College 2vs.Donvale Christian College 1
Luther College 2vs.Whitefriars College 2
Our Lady of Sion College 3vs.Waverley Christian College 2
Mt Lilydale Mercy College 3vs.Emmaus College 1
Tintern Grammar 4vs.Mt Lilydale Mercy College 4
Yarra Hills Secondary College 1vs.Waverley Christian College 1
Luther College 1vs.Tintern Grammar 3
Yarra Valley Grammar School 2vs.Mt Lilydale Mercy College 1
Yarra Valley Grammar School 1vs.Our Lady of Sion College 2
Yarra Valley Grammar School 4vs.Blackburn High School 1
Ringwood Secondary College 2vs.Mt Lilydale Mercy College 2
Vermont Secondary College 1vs.Melba College 1
Ringwood Secondary College 1vs.Our Lady of Sion College 1
Tintern Grammar 5vs.Tintern Grammar 6
Luther College 3vs.Bye

 

Round 2: Wednesday, May 8th 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: Monday, June 3rd 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: Wednesday, July 24th 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: Wednesday, August 7th 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.