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Schools Competition
(Yr 9-12 Debating)

Draws

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Round 1: Monday, February 26th 2024

A Grade at 7pm

That the government should not build safe injecting rooms.

Affirmative teamNegative team
St Kevin's College 3vs.Xavier College 1
Lauriston Girls' School 1vs.St Kevin's College 2
Sacre Coeur 1vs.Lauriston Girls' School 4
Xavier College 2vs.Lauriston Girls' School 3
Lauriston Girls' School 2vs.St Kevin's College 4
Xavier College 3vs.St Kevin's College 1
Melbourne High School 1vs.Genazzano FCJ College 1
Melbourne High School 2vs.Xavier College 4

B Grade at 8pm

That short-stay rental platforms (e.g. Airbnb, Stayz) have done more harm than good.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Lauriston Girls' School 4vs.St Kevin's College 1
Xavier College 1vs.St Kevin's College 4
Lauriston Girls' School 2vs.Genazzano FCJ College 1
Melbourne High School 1vs.St Kevin's College 2
Sacre Coeur 1vs.St Kevin's College 3
Sacre Coeur 2vs.Xavier College 2
Xavier College 4vs.Lauriston Girls' School 1
Melbourne High School 3vs.Genazzano FCJ College 2
Xavier College 3vs.Melbourne High School 2
Lauriston Girls' School 3vs.Bye

C Grade at 7pm

That the Victorian government should financially incentivise people to move to regional Victoria.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Lauriston Girls' School 2vs.Melbourne High School 2
Xavier College 1vs.Lauriston Girls' School 1
Melbourne High School 3vs.Xavier College 2
St Kevin's College 3vs.Melbourne High School 4
Xavier College 4vs.St Kevin's College 4
Lauriston Girls' School 3vs.Melbourne High School 1
Lauriston Girls' School 4vs.St Kevin's College 1
Genazzano FCJ College 1vs.St Kevin's College 2
Xavier College 3vs.Bye

D Grade at 8pm

That schools should ban contact sports.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Xavier College 4vs.Genazzano FCJ College 2
Melbourne High School 3vs.Xavier College 2
St Kevin's College 3vs.Sacre Coeur 1
Melbourne High School 1vs.St Kevin's College 2
Genazzano FCJ College 1vs.Xavier College 1
Melbourne High School 4vs.St Kevin's College 1
Xavier College 3vs.St Kevin's College 4
Melbourne High School 2vs.Bye

 

Round 2: Monday, May 6th 2024

A Grade at 7pm

That voluntourism does more harm than good.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Xavier College 1vs.St Kevin's College 2
Xavier College 2vs.St Kevin's College 1
Melbourne High School 1vs.Lauriston Girls' School 3
Xavier College 4vs.St Kevin's College 4
Genazzano FCJ College 1vs.Sacre Coeur 1
Melbourne High School 2vs.Lauriston Girls' School 1
Lauriston Girls' School 4vs.Xavier College 3
St Kevin's College 3vs.Lauriston Girls' School 2

B Grade at 8pm

That greenwashing should be a criminal offence.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Xavier College 1vs.St Kevin's College 2
Xavier College 2vs.St Kevin's College 1
Genazzano FCJ College 2vs.Lauriston Girls' School 3
Melbourne High School 1vs.St Kevin's College 4
Xavier College 4vs.Melbourne High School 3
Genazzano FCJ College 1vs.Xavier College 3
Melbourne High School 2vs.Lauriston Girls' School 1
Lauriston Girls' School 4vs.Sacre Coeur 2
St Kevin's College 3vs.Lauriston Girls' School 2
Sacre Coeur 1vs.Bye

C Grade at 7pm

That electric cars do more harm than good.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Xavier College 1vs.St Kevin's College 2
Xavier College 2vs.St Kevin's College 1
Melbourne High School 4vs.Lauriston Girls' School 3
Melbourne High School 1vs.St Kevin's College 4
Xavier College 4vs.Melbourne High School 3
Genazzano FCJ College 1vs.Xavier College 3
Melbourne High School 2vs.Lauriston Girls' School 1
Lauriston Girls' School 4vs.St Kevin's College 3
Lauriston Girls' School 2vs.Bye

D Grade at 8pm

That Victoria should cancel the Suburban Rail Loop.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Xavier College 1vs.St Kevin's College 2
Xavier College 2vs.St Kevin's College 1
Melbourne High School 4vs.St Kevin's College 4
Genazzano FCJ College 2vs.Xavier College 3
Melbourne High School 1vs.Sacre Coeur 1
Xavier College 4vs.Melbourne High School 3
Melbourne High School 2vs.St Kevin's College 3
Genazzano FCJ College 1vs.Bye

 

Round 3: Tuesday, May 21st 2024

A Grade at 7pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Lauriston Girls' School 1vs.Xavier College 3
Lauriston Girls' School 2vs.Xavier College 1
Sacre Coeur 1vs.St Kevin's College 4
St Kevin's College 3vs.Lauriston Girls' School 3
Lauriston Girls' School 4vs.St Kevin's College 2
Genazzano FCJ College 1vs.St Kevin's College 1
Xavier College 4vs.Melbourne High School 1
Melbourne High School 2vs.Xavier College 2

B Grade at 8pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
Lauriston Girls' School 1vs.Melbourne High School 3
Sacre Coeur 2vs.Xavier College 3
Lauriston Girls' School 2vs.St Kevin's College 4
Sacre Coeur 1vs.Lauriston Girls' School 3
St Kevin's College 3vs.Xavier College 1
Lauriston Girls' School 4vs.St Kevin's College 2
Genazzano FCJ College 1vs.St Kevin's College 1
Xavier College 4vs.Melbourne High School 1
Melbourne High School 2vs.Xavier College 2
Genazzano FCJ College 2vs.Bye

C Grade at 7pm

Recreation and Entertainment

Affirmative teamNegative team
Lauriston Girls' School 1vs.Melbourne High School 3
Lauriston Girls' School 2vs.Xavier College 3
St Kevin's College 3vs.Lauriston Girls' School 3
Lauriston Girls' School 4vs.St Kevin's College 4
Genazzano FCJ College 1vs.St Kevin's College 1
Xavier College 4vs.St Kevin's College 2
Melbourne High School 2vs.Xavier College 1
Melbourne High School 1vs.Xavier College 2
Melbourne High School 4vs.Bye

D Grade at 8pm

That Australia should implement a 4-days school week.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Sacre Coeur 1vs.Xavier College 1
Xavier College 3vs.St Kevin's College 3
St Kevin's College 4vs.Genazzano FCJ College 1
St Kevin's College 1vs.Melbourne High School 1
St Kevin's College 2vs.Melbourne High School 3
Genazzano FCJ College 2vs.Xavier College 2
Melbourne High School 2vs.Xavier College 4
Melbourne High School 4vs.Bye

 

Round 4: Tuesday, June 11th 2024

A Grade at 7pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
St Kevin's College 1vs.St Kevin's College 2
St Kevin's College 4vs.St Kevin's College 3
Xavier College 4vs.Lauriston Girls' School 4
Lauriston Girls' School 3vs.Xavier College 1
Xavier College 3vs.Genazzano FCJ College 1
Sacre Coeur 1vs.Melbourne High School 2
Lauriston Girls' School 2vs.Melbourne High School 1
Lauriston Girls' School 1vs.Xavier College 2

B Grade at 8pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
St Kevin's College 1vs.Xavier College 1
St Kevin's College 2vs.Xavier College 2
St Kevin's College 4vs.Genazzano FCJ College 1
Lauriston Girls' School 3vs.Xavier College 4
Xavier College 3vs.Genazzano FCJ College 2
Melbourne High School 3vs.Lauriston Girls' School 4
Sacre Coeur 1vs.Melbourne High School 1
Lauriston Girls' School 2vs.Melbourne High School 2
Sacre Coeur 2vs.Bye
Lauriston Girls' School 1vs.St Kevin's College 3

C Grade at 7pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
St Kevin's College 1vs.Xavier College 4
St Kevin's College 2vs.Melbourne High School 4
St Kevin's College 4vs.Xavier College 2
Lauriston Girls' School 3vs.Genazzano FCJ College 1
Xavier College 3vs.Melbourne High School 2
Melbourne High School 3vs.Xavier College 1
Lauriston Girls' School 2vs.Melbourne High School 1
Lauriston Girls' School 1vs.St Kevin's College 3
Lauriston Girls' School 4vs.Bye

D Grade at 8pm

That Australian government elections should be conducted online.

Affirmative teamNegative team
St Kevin's College 1vs.Xavier College 4
St Kevin's College 2vs.Melbourne High School 4
St Kevin's College 4vs.Xavier College 2
Xavier College 3vs.Genazzano FCJ College 1
Melbourne High School 3vs.Xavier College 1
Sacre Coeur 1vs.Melbourne High School 2
Melbourne High School 1vs.Genazzano FCJ College 2
St Kevin's College 3vs.Bye

 

Round 5: Monday, August 5th 2024

A Grade at 7pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
St Kevin's College 1vs.Melbourne High School 1
Xavier College 1vs.St Kevin's College 4
Melbourne High School 2vs.Lauriston Girls' School 4
Xavier College 3vs.St Kevin's College 3
Genazzano FCJ College 1vs.Lauriston Girls' School 1
Sacre Coeur 1vs.Xavier College 4
Lauriston Girls' School 3vs.St Kevin's College 2
Xavier College 2vs.Lauriston Girls' School 2

B Grade at 8pm

Secret Topic

Affirmative teamNegative team
St Kevin's College 1vs.Xavier College 4
Xavier College 1vs.Melbourne High School 3
Xavier College 3vs.Melbourne High School 1
Xavier College 2vs.Sacre Coeur 1
St Kevin's College 4vs.Genazzano FCJ College 2
Lauriston Girls' School 1vs.Genazzano FCJ College 1
Sacre Coeur 2vs.St Kevin's College 2
St Kevin's College 3vs.Lauriston Girls' School 4
Lauriston Girls' School 3vs.Melbourne High School 2
Lauriston Girls' School 2vs.Bye

C Grade at 7pm

That alternative medicine (e.g. herbal remedies, hypnotherapy) should be banned.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Xavier College 3vs.Xavier College 4
Xavier College 2vs.Melbourne High School 2
St Kevin's College 4vs.Lauriston Girls' School 3
Melbourne High School 1vs.St Kevin's College 3
St Kevin's College 1vs.Melbourne High School 3
Lauriston Girls' School 4vs.St Kevin's College 2
Melbourne High School 4vs.Lauriston Girls' School 2
Xavier College 1vs.Genazzano FCJ College 1
Lauriston Girls' School 1vs.Bye

D Grade at 8pm

That streaming services (e.g. Netflix) made the wrong decision to ban password sharing.

Affirmative teamNegative team
Xavier College 2vs.Sacre Coeur 1
Melbourne High School 3vs.Xavier College 3
Genazzano FCJ College 1vs.St Kevin's College 1
Xavier College 1vs.Melbourne High School 4
Xavier College 4vs.Melbourne High School 1
St Kevin's College 4vs.Melbourne High School 2
St Kevin's College 3vs.Genazzano FCJ College 2
St Kevin's College 2vs.Bye