👋 Welcome to Auckland Schools' Debating Junior Open 2019 - Western Zone

Welcome to Auckland Schools' Debating Junior Open for 2019. All debates for the Western Zone will be taking place at Lynfield College (link to venue information).

Dates and Motions

Round 1: Monday 18 March (prepared): This house would require all schools to become co-educational.
Round 2: Monday 1 April (prepared): This house would prevent children under the age of 18 from appearing on reality TV.
Round 3: Monday 13 May (advised subject): To Be Announced
Round 4: Monday 27 May (advised subject): To Be Announced
Round 5: Monday 10 June (limited preparation): To Be Announced
Catch-Up Round: Tuesday 18 June (limited preparation): To Be Announced (St Cuthbert's College)

Grade Information

In prepared debates, the debates will start at 4:30pm. Teams should arrive 15 minutes before the debate starts.

In advised subject and limited preparation debates, the motion will be announced at 4:30pm with debates starting at 5:30pm. Teams should arrive 15 minutes before the motion announcement.

Tournament Staff

Contact Us:

Email: info@asd.org.nz
Grade Convener: Celine Goh - 022 446 6288 
Chairperson: Zachary Wong - 021 158 8801

For all queries about the grade including, motions, draws, scheduling, catch-up requests and defaults please contact the Zone Convener, Celine Goh. 

Contact Deadlines:

All catch up requests must be made by emailing the ASD email (info@asd.org.nz) by Friday 4pm, the week before the debate.

Notice of a default after Monday 12pm, the day of the debate must be made by email and by calling the grade convener. Any requests after Monday 2pm will be considered a default without notice.