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2020 Award Presentations

We were delighted to have His Excellency The Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia present awards to the winning and runner up teams, as well as the Debater of the Year Winners for 2020. Congratulations to all! Our sincere thanks to Sacred Heart College for their generous …

2020 Grand Finals Photo Gallery

The 2020 Grand Finals were held at Nazareth Catholic College on Saturday 26 September 2020. This was a wonderful event that showcased and celebrated the talents of the top South Australian debating team Year 6/7Year 8Year 9Year 10SeniorYear 6/7Year 6/7 Grand FinalYear 8Year 8 Grand FinalYear 9Year 9 Grand FinalYear …

2020 Season Results

The 2020 Grand Finals were held at Nazareth Catholic College on Saturday 26 September 2020. This was a wonderful event that showcased and celebrated the talents of the top South Australian debating teams. Year 6/7 Division Grand Final Winner: Parkside Primary School Black 6/7 Coach: Mr Reece Freak Madison Mitchell-Smith, …

The Debater: Issue 3, 2020

The third and final issue for 2020 of the newsletter has been posted here.

The Debater: Issue 1, 2020

The first issue of the newsletter has been posted here.

2020 Term 3 Season – It’s happening!

We are absolutely delighted to announce that we will be running a shorter 2020 competition in Term 3. You can view entry information here. Note that entries close on Friday 19 June 2020.

2020 Season and COVID-19

In light of the continuing situation with COVID-19 the Debating SA Board has resolved to cancel the 2020 Debating Season as well as any training events that had been scheduled for 2020. We know this will be a sad and disappointing announcement for students who were looking forward to the …

2019 Award Presentations

We were delighted to have His Excellency The Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia present awards to the winning and runner up teams, as well as the Debater of the Year Winners for 2019. The awards recognised the state's best debaters from what has been the largest …

2019 Grand Finals Photo Gallery

The 2019 Grand Finals were held at Parliament House on Saturday 21 September 2019. This was a wonderful event that showcased and celebrated the talents of the top South Australian debating teams. Year 6/7Year 8Year 9Year 10SeniorYear 6/7Year 6/7 Grand FinalYear 8Year 8 Grand FinalYear 9Year 9 Grand FinalYear 10Year …

2019 Debater of the Year Winners

It is our pleasure to announce the 2019 Debater of the Year winners. The Debater of the Year Awards recognise the best speakers in each division for the preliminary rounds. Year 5: Cara Dalzotto (Mercedes College)Year 6/7: Gina Barreto (St Thomas School)Year 8: Emma Pool (St Peter’s Girls’ School)Year 9: …