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.
Debate Camp registration now open -
Registration for the Easter school holidays Debate Camp has now opened. The non-residential camp runs across three days and provides students with the opportunity to participate in useful manner training sessions, informative quizzes and twice daily practice debates. more...
2014 Schools Competition Topics, Resource Guides and Draws: -
Topics for this year's Schools Competition are now available! First round resource guides to help you prepare are also available and later round guides will be published in the coming weeks.
Draws for all regions are now available on the website.
Schools Competition Registration: NOW CLOSED -
Registration for this year's schools competition closed on Wednesday 19 February. If you would still like to register, or to alter your current registration, please call us in the office on 9348 9477 to discuss your options.
This year's registration packs were sent by email. The pack contains information about fees, dates for the competition and programs offered by the DAV in 2014. If you have not received yours, you can download the pack here.
We hope to have all draws and topics published by Wednesday 26 February, but we need to finalise registration to achieve this!
We are always happy to answer any questions about the Schools Competition. Feel free to call us in the office on (03) 9348 9477 or email Dominique at: firstname.lastname@example.org more...