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Welcome to the DAV Website
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)

Training and Adjudicator Services

The DAV offers a variety of training and adjudicator services to primary and secondary schools across Victoria. For more information, please download our Training and Adjudicator Services Brochure.

Term 1 Training Special
If you would like to arrange for an accredited DAV trainer to come to your school to assist your teams in preparing for the 2019 competition, please email your booking details through asap, as availability is limited. These sessions are available at the special price of $60 per hour, per trainer in February and March only. We recommend one trainer for each group of 12 students.

If you would like to book a DAV trainer or adjudicator for 2020, please fill in this form. The office will be in touch with you to confirm your booking shortly afterwards.