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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)

Online Spring Debate Camp 2020

We are excited to be offering an online version of Debate Camp for Year 9 and 10 students in the September holidays via Zoom. The camp will consist of matter sessions on recurring debating themes, workshops to improve debating and public speaking skills and offer students the chance to participate in multiple debates and to receive feedback from experienced adjudicators.

Registration is open via this form.

Online debating protocols can be found here.

Registration will close on Monday 21st September

There will be one skills or matter session, and two debates per day. We are offering flexible registration. You can register for individual sessions ($20), whole days ($50) or the whole camp ($120).

Upon registering you will receive confirmation and an invoice within 48 hours. All payments should be finalised within a week of registration .

When: Monday 28th September 10am-4pm, Wednesday 30th September 10am-4pm, Friday 2nd October 10am-4pm

Where: Online via Zoom

Who: Students in Years 9-10

The schedule for each day will be as follows:

10am - Learning Session

11am - Prep Debate 1

12pm - Debate 1

1pm - Lunch Break

2pm - Prep Debate 2

3pm - Debate 2

4pm - End of Day

Please distribute this flyer to anyone who might be interested.
Spring Debate Camp Flyer

For further information, contact Kim Hitchcock, by emailing debater@dav.com.au.


Please register using the above google form, any issues please email the office at debater@dav.com.au