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The 2017 competition sees four competitions:
Please access the 2017 Debating Guide here - click
Formal debating has always been a valued activity for students on a number of levels. An obvious advantage of Virtual debating is that it alleviates the need for
travel by students and teachers to the opponent’s venue. Do all your debates on-campus
from your own facility. Possibly the biggest advantage however is the range of
opponents that your student teams will encounter in a National initiative. It
allows you to break away from a normal geographic local group of competitors and
have your students extended by a greater range of opponent abilities that only
a national stage can offer. The students really enjoy this interaction. Also, all debates are recorded for your private
access through the VC system.
Teams and host join the ZOOM Conference
to begin argument preparation period
Team 1 & 2 join
using their VC encoder device from City A and City B respectively
joins from a desktop in City C
The host reveals the topic, flips a coin and assigns the Affirmative and Negative sides. Preparation Period – 1 Hour – Audio muted, cameras on.
One hour later. The adjudicator joins conference from City D and takes over after brief introduction by host.
The debate proceeds as normal with speaking Teams on pre-set ZOOM and non-speaking team on mute
Adjudicator delivers feedback and result
Expression of Interest - 2017 Competition