Virtual Debating: Open Division


Match Centre


If you are a team coordinator, please follow the steps below to complete each round or access the checklist for more details. If you would like a guided walkthrough, please view the video below.


Speaking Times:

Individual speakers in this division are allowed 7 minutes speaking time.

6 Minutes - 1 clap | 7 Minutes - 2 claps | 7 Minutes 15 Seconds - Continuous clap

To interact with the draw click and drag with your mouse when you see the hand icon displayed. For information regarding your next debate hover over the match-up and select the paperclip icon.Alternatively, click here to view the draw in full screen



Key Dates


Debates in each round must be scheduled between the start and end dates below. As soon as a match-up is designated in the draw below, schools may begin negotiating for the next round.

Round 1

Start Date: 25 March 2019

End Date: 11 April 2019

Round 5

Start Date: 8 August 2019

End Date: 16 August 2019

Round 2

Start Date: 6 May 2019

End Date: 17 May 2019

Round 6 + Semi

Start Date: 22 August 2019

End Date: 30 August 2019

Round 3

Start Date: 27 May 2019

End Date: 7 June 2019

Round 7

Start Date: 5 September 2019

End Date: 13 September 2019

Round 4

Start Date: 24 July 2019

End Date: 2 August 2019

Final

Start Date: 15 October 2019

End Date: 18 October 2019