Entries are now open for Junior Championships, ASD’s tournament for Year 9 and 10 students. The tournament helps students become more confident in their debating skills, and improves their ability to develop detailed arguments in a short space of time. All debates are limited preparation and will be adjudicated by ASD adjudicators, allowing students to get high quality adjudications and feedback.
This is an excellent tournament for any teams competing in Junior Open, Premier Junior or speakers who are brand new to debating.
When: Saturday 27 July and Sunday 28 July (Term 3, Week 1)
Where: Saturday at St Cuthbert’s College. Sunday’s final will be at the University of Auckland.
Who: The tournament is open to all Year 9 and 10 students.
Team Cap: Schools may enter up to three teams each (additional teams will be waitlisted and admitted dependent on tournament capacity).
Cost: $50 per team – this covers entry and lunch on Saturday. If the entry cost is a barrier to your school entering teams please let us know on the entry form.
Format: Three preliminary debates on Saturday, breaking to quarter finals on the Sunday.
Entry Deadline: Monday 1 July at 5pm
Registration Link: Link to registration
You can find more information about the tournament on our Junior Championships webpage here.