👋 Welcome to Auckland Schools' Debating Advanced Open 2019

Contact Us:

Email: info@asd.org.nz
Grade Convener: Karan Kalsi - 021 087 33982
Chairperson: Zachary Wong - 021 15 888 01

For all queries about the grade including, motions, draws, scheduling, catch-up requests and defaults please contact the grade convener Karan Kalsi. 

Contact Deadlines:

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

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

Tournament Staff

Welcome to Auckland Schools' Debating Senior Open for 2019. Debates for the Western Zone will be taking place primarily at St Cuthbert's College and Carmel College (link to venue information).

Dates and Motions

Round 1: Tuesday 26 March (limited preparation): To be Announced (St Cuthbert's College and the University of Auckland)
Round 2: Tuesday 9 April (limited preparation): To Be Announced
Round 3: Tuesday 7 May (limited preparation): To Be Announced
Round 4: Tuesday 21 May (limited preparation): To Be Announced
Round 5: Tuesday 4 June (limited preparation): To Be Announced
Catch-Up Round: Tuesday 18 June (limited preparation): To Be Announced (St Cuthbert's College)

Grade Information

All debates in Advanced Open are limited preparation. Teams will be provided with 1 hour to prepare.

The motion will be announced at 5:30pm and 7:00pm, with debates starting at 6:30pm and 8:00pm respectively. Teams should arrive 15 minutes before the motion will be announced.