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Advanced Open – About 2022-02-28T16:49:03+00:00

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Advanced Open

Team Cap Per School 4 teams per school.
Price $175 per team.
Age Limit Year 12 students who have debated in other ASD grades, and year 13 students with some or no debating experience.
Number of Rounds 5 Preliminary rounds.
Break to Octo Finals (16 teams).
Adjudicated By ASD-accredited external adjudicators.
Speaking Times Speeches 6 minutes (one bell at 1 minute, one bell at 5 minutes, two bells at 6 minutes).
Replies 3 minutes (one bell at 2 minutes, two bells at 3 minutes).
Points of Information Allowed.
Style of Debates All debates are limited preparation. One hour notice of moots is given.
Venue In 2022, debates during Term 1 will be held online via  Zoom. Decisions around the return to in-person debating in Term 2 and venues will be made at the end of Term 1 in consultation with schools.
Times Advised Topic and Impromptu Debates start at 6:30pm or 8:00pm. Topics and sides will be announced one hour before these times (at 5:30pm and 7:00pm respectively). Check the draw for your specific time and aim to be 15 minutes early.
Teams Per Teacher No restrictions.